The Faculty of Social Sciences covers six disciplines:

  • Political Science
    Our scholars in Political Science examine the multi-level governance structures in Europa and beyond.
  • Public administration
  • Explores the dynamics of managing organizations, especially in the public sector.
  • Communication Science
    The core of the research in communication science lies in the nature of media messages and their effect on receivers.
  • Organization Sciences
    The themes that are analyzed by our organization scientists are strategy, opportunities and culture in organizations.
  • Social and Cultural Anthropology
    Our anthropologists study human security in a globalizing world.
  • Sociology
    The themes in sociology research are ageing, social changes and conflicts, and social mobility and inequality.
  • Philanthropic Studies
    The Center for Philanthropic Studies analyzes philanthropy and volunteering in society and is part of the Sociology department.