Comparative politics is the systematic study of political institutions, organisations, processes and behaviour at the local, national and international level. Comparisons across political systems and over time are central to the subject. The main focus of the research is democracy and democratisation in a wide sense, thematically and geographically.
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We offer study programs in Comparative Politics, European Studies and Democracy Building.
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“Leader Tenure: A Wide-Angle Investigation” by Professor John Gerring
Research at the Department of Comparative Politics is organised in three research groups.
Citizens, Opinion, Representation
There are no open positions for this unit at the moment.