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In her contribution published in the Nürnberger Zeitung today, Prof Sandra Eckert, Chair of Comparative Politics, writes about why the European elections are important and what they are about. According to Eckert, Europe is not an abstract entity, but determines our everyday lives. Product standards...

On 20.03.2024, Prof. Dr. Katrin Kinzelbach participated in a symposium entitled "Human Rights and Academic Freedom in Europe" in Berlin. The event was co-organized by the Leopoldina (National Academy of Sciences) together with the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. The programme is available ...

FAU’s Institute of Political Science in Erlangen will hire a postdoc for 30 months to contribute both empirically and theoretically to a better understanding of the research sector’s role in democratization and autocratization processes. A human rights related research focus is particularly welcome....

As part of the BMBF-funded project "Academic Freedom in the People's Republic of China (China)", Dr Alexandra Kaiser recently published an introduction to the Chinese higher education system. This introductory book sheds light on key aspects of academic freedom of teaching and research in China and ...

BA students from the 3rd semester onwards are kindly invited to participate in this important student survey. You should have received a personalized link to the survey via your FAU email address. For more information, see: How satisfied are you with your studies? The CHE survey has begun. › Institu...

The Institute of Political Science is now represented on Instagram. Every three months, a different chair, professorship or research area takes over the channel and keeps you up to date with the latest news from the Institute. → @politikfau on Instagram