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Political Science at FAU

The Political Science Institute has been a driving force of the discipline in Germany since its foundation in 1961. The Institute’s seven locally anchored research clusters have wide international outreach and stand out for their strong scientific output and practical orientation. Our research and teaching focuses on challenges to democracies and states that deviate from the democratic norm, on the accelerating changes in the international order, and on managing technological innovation. Read more…

Students can now apply as members of the FAUMUN delegation to participate in the world's largest UN simulation in New York. FAUMUN gives you the answer to all these questions. Take on the role of a diplomat and represent a Member State of the UN at the worldwide biggest simulation of the United N...

The project team "When Mayors Make Migration Policy" - Petra Bendel, Janina Stürner, Christiane Heimann and Hannes Schammann - together with the European Policy Centre in Brussels published a policy brief on the future of city diplomacy during and after Covid-19 in the field of migration on June 10,...

Professor Kinzelbach participated in a roundtable on threats to academic freedom in Asia. This event was hosted by the Association for Asian Studies and Syracuse University. A video recording is now available here: https://video.syr.edu/media/t/1_qh3wxwin