POLITICAL SCIENCE BA
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|Course Duration / ECTS||6 semesters / 180 ECTS|
|University degree||Bachelor of Arts (BA)|
|· Matura or school leaving certificate (e.g., Abitur (GER), GCE|
levels (UK), Diplome du Baccalaureat de l’Enseignement du
Second Degre (F), Titulo de Bachiller (E), Attestat (RSF)),
which is comparable in length and quality to the Austrian Matura.
|Dates and Deadlines||· The dates and deadlines change every semester.|
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|Information on the department|
and departmental student representatives
|Department of Political Science |
|Language level required||German B2|
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What will I learn?
In the BA degree course in Political Science, you will deal with political players, institutions and processes, the political culture of various countries and selected fields of politics. You will examine how political players understand their roles and the motives by which they are driven, how their actions are restricted by political institutions and how political power is exerted. Moreover, you will develop empirical and analytical, professional and methodical skills. These skills enable you to develop innovative research questions and to compose written works, which are theoretically and methodically profound. Students acquire the ability to grasp political and social problems, to work out practical solution strategies, to present them convincingly and to advocate them argumentatively.
What makes Salzburg so special as a place to study?
There are several good reasons to enrol for a BA degree course in Political Science at the University of Salzburg, such as the high quality and international orientation of teaching and research, the flexible and individual organisation of the courses, small seminar groups, close supervision, the cooperation with the Salzburg Centre for European Union Studies (SCEUS), and the appeal of the course locations.
Which career opportunities do I have?
Through this BA degree course, you are qualified for responsible tasks in public administration, lobbying and non-government organizations (NGOs), in the field of PR and foreign ministries.
Political Science – Integration & Governance
Mag. Dr. Franz Fallend
Head of the curriculum committee Political Science
Rudolfskai 42, 5020 Salzburg
Tel.: +43 662 8044-6618
Photographs: © Luigi Caputo (1-3) I © Franz Fallend (4)