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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…

In seiner Sitzung am 14.07.2021 nahm der Fakultätsrat der Philosophischen Fakultät und Fachbereich Theologie der FAU die Habilitationsschrift von Dr. Eva Odzuck, die als Universitätsprofessorin gegenwärtig den Lehrstuhl für Politische Philosophie, Theorie und Ideengeschichte vertritt, an. Die Habilitationsschrift mit dem Titel „Keimbahneingriffe im Namen der Freiheit?

The monograph "Free and fair elections?" (2021) by Prof. Dr. Michael Krennerich has now also been published in English: "Free and fair elections? Standards, Curiosities, Manipulations“. At the same time, the study "Wahlrecht von wohnlosen Menschen" ("Voting Rights of Homeless People", available in G...