Study and Research

Interested in Studying?

Are you interested in studying Political Science and Sociology? Our institute is offering the Bachelor's Program Political and Social Studies (PSS) and the Master's Program Political and Social Sciences (PSSc). Furthermore, we are welcoming incoming ERASMUS+ and programme students.

Incoming ERASMUS+

Bachelor PSS

Master PSSc

Summer Module Courses

Our institute has been organizing International Summer and Winter Module Courses for several years. In July 2021, IPS will offer two Virtual Summer Module Courses: Join us online and explore Social Inequality or German Politics in keynotes and workshops with renowned experts.

Social Inequality

German Politics


Information for our Students

You are already studying at IPS in one of our programs? You'll find all information regarding your studies here:


Divisions and Research Groups

The Institute of Political Science and Sociology is organized into six divisions and two departments for teacher training. Furthermore, five research groups have been established:


Research Groups

Worrking Papeers


Not all the news below can be provided in English. We apologize for any inconveniences.

Webinar on 22 April 2021: "EU-India Relations in 2021 – Taking Stock of the Strategic Partnership before the Porto Summit"

Workshop zur Krise in Venezuela am 29./30. April

New Research Project “Fiscal Citizenship”

Neuer Artikel: "Different types of deficient democracies: Reassessing the relevance of diminished subtypes"

Latest Announcements for Students

Not all the news below can be provided in English. We apologize for any inconveniences.

Anmeldung für mündliche Masterprüfung im Sommersemester

Prüfungen am IPS im April 2021

Wichtige Information zum Bereich „Verschiedene Fächer“ in PSS 180: Modulangebot aus der Psychologie

Anmeldefristen für Prüfungen am IPS im Sommersemester 2021