The Bachelor of Arts degree program in the form of Joint Bachelor of Arts in subjects X and Y combines two equivalent subject pillars.
The political science pillar deals with political institutions as well as processes and forms of political control that take place on different levels within and beyond the nation state. Political institutions and processes, political theory and the history of ideas and the power structure in international relations are examined.
The Bachelor of Arts degree program in the form of Joint Bachelor of Arts in subjects X and Y combines two equally weighted different subject pillars, of which at least one must be chosen from the range of subjects in Faculty 02 Social and History.
Selectable subjects for the first subject pillar :
Digital philology; German Studies; History; Musical culture; Philosophy; Political science; Sociology.
Selectable subjects for the second subject pillar :
Digital philology; German Studies; History; Computer science; Musical culture; Philosophy; Political science; Sociology; Sports science; Economics.
A disciplinary specialization is only required as part of the Master of Arts
The professional fields of employment for graduates of political science are wide-ranging. There are primarily employment opportunities at universities, in political science teaching and research as well as in political education. With the analysis and comparison of the political system of the Federal Republic of Germany and other countries or the investigation of state and constitutional foundations from the perspective of political theory, you can also advise parties, parliaments, political foundations, public administration or associations support as academic speakers.
Depending on which second sub-subject the students have decided on in the Joint Bachelor of Arts , they can also work in school or textbook editors, in publishing houses (e.g. in proofreading), in radio, television and newspaper editorial offices, in PR and advertising agencies, in libraries and archives, in international organizations and in the cultural field. With additional business management qualifications, they can also work in commercial enterprises (e.g. in sales and marketing or in human resources).
It is therefore important, in addition to studying, to gather your own practical experience in relevant institutions at an early stage, to prove your general suitability for practice and to establish contacts. The prospect of a good position is increased by the willingness to move professionally, also abroad. A good command of the English language is particularly recommended if you have an international focus
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