B.A. Program Political Sciences

The Bachelor of Arts in political sciences at the University of Rostock is a multifunctional degree that combines scientific basic qualification with analytical-methodological skills and practical approach. This is related to a self-conception of political sciences as a theoretical discipline. A basic canon of political science knowledge, skills and methodological competences is the teaching focus. They are combined with key qualifications of communicative competences and practical skills. Firstly, political sciences deals with the frame conditions of politics and political acting. Secondly, they are the analysis of political processes and its players. Thirdly, single fields of politics are investigated: Development policy, social policy, regional- and environmental policy. These different dimensions of politics refer to national and international politics. The access to these fields of research can be an empirical one but also a historical-ideological and theoretical one. The three core areas of political sciences are presented at the institute: comparative government politics, international politics and political theory and history of ideas.

Graduates are suitable for a lot of different career fields.

To get more infomation on this program please contact the Student Advsory Service at the University or the Department.

Nearly 90 percent of the courses at the Department of Political- and Public Administrational Sciences are taught in german. To get more information on the variety of courses, please check the course books.