Research in Cologne - Academic and Professional Career Perspectives

The Institute of Political Science is among the most active institutes conducting academic research at the Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. A large number of funded research projects opens doors and perspectives for its students as well. This includes jobs as student assistants that might lead to further academic employment, inspirations for bachelor's and master's theses' topics as well as links with the German and international scientific community.

Research at the Chairs of the Political Science Institute in Cologne

On their websites, the chairs provide information on their current research activities:

 Chair for International Relations and Foreign Policy - Prof. Dr. Thomas Jäger

 Chair for Comparative Politics - Prof. Dr. André Kaiser

 Chair for Political Theory and History of Ideas - Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Leidhold

 Chair for Comparative Political Economy and Economic Sociology - Prof. Dr. Christine Trampusch

Chair for European an Multi Level Politics - Interim Chair Prof. Dr. Aleksandra Maatsch


 Center for Turkey and EU Studies (former Jean-Monnet-Chair for European Politics) - Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wessels