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University of Aarhus, Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at Aarhus University was founded in 1959 and it is the oldest of its kind in Denmark. In addition, it is also one of the biggest departments of political science in Europe with its staff of 50 full time scientific employees, 33 PhD students and 1,700 students. Add to this several other scientific employees as well as an administrative staff of 20 people.

Our department deliver research and education of the highest standards within all of the primary fields of political science; comparative politics, ionternational relations, public administration, public policy, sociology, political method as well as political theory.

International ranking

A ranking of the worlds leading departments of political science published bu the London School of Economics and Political Science in 2002 places our department as fifth best in Europe and as the 40th best department in the world. In addition we are the best department to study political sciencein Europe apart from the english-speaking countries.

Upcoming events

2014, April

Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE) 2014

Thu, 2014-04-24 - Sat, 2014-04-26

2014, May

The Welfare State in Portugal in the Age of Austerity

Fri, 2014-05-09 - Sat, 2014-05-10

2014, May

Reforming Public Service Delivery, Doctoral Conference

Thu, 2014-05-15 - Fri, 2014-05-16

2014, May

Ethics in Economic Life

Mon, 2014-05-19 - Tue, 2014-05-20

2014, May

Workshop on Gender Economics

Thu, 2014-05-22 - Fri, 2014-05-23

2014, May

The Organisation, Economics and Policy of Scientific Research

Thu, 2014-05-22 - Fri, 2014-05-23

2014, May

Trust. MatchPoints Seminar 2014

Thu, 2014-05-22 - Sat, 2014-05-24

2014, May

Social Networks, Social Media and the Economics of Food

Thu, 2014-05-29 - Fri, 2014-05-30

2014, June

11th Workshop on Social Economy for Young Economists

Fri, 2014-06-13 - Sat, 2014-06-14

2014, June

63rd Annual Meeting of the French Economic Association

Mon, 2014-06-16 - Wed, 2014-06-18