Universität Luzern - University of Lucerne
For Political Science:Prof. Dr. Flügel-Martinsen
For Sociology: Tabea Koepp
Language of instruction: German. There are offered courses in English language. Seminar papers can be authored independently in German or English as convenient. The minimum desirable level of German or English language proficiency is at least B2 following the European reference frame (CEFR).
Study cycle: Bachelor and Master
General information: The University of Lucerne is located in the heart of Switzerland and students describe it as an innovative, creative and open minded university. It is a young university and is with about 2800 students one of the smallest universities of Switzerland. The Department of Political Science is one of eight departments, two institutes and further research centres at the Faculty of Humanity and Social Sciences. It is the youngest of all institutes (founded in 2006). It is research oriented and focuses on the transnationalizing and globalizing world with its consequences for the National State and democracy.
Course offerings: Our Erasmus+ Partner in Lucerne, the Seminar für Politikwissenschaften and the Soziologisches Seminar at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences offer the following course programme:
NOTE: The listed study programs shall provide you an overview and thematic orientation of our partner. They are not binding so that contents of your study during the exchange may differ from the given information, but they may help you to get a first impression of the partner. It is highly recommended to obtain more detailed information on the Website of the corresponding partner insititution.
- BA Political Sciences (Eng.)
- BA Cultural Sciences with Major Political Sciences (Eng.)
- BA Philosophy, Politics and Economics (Eng.)
- BA Social and Communicational Science
- BA Sociology
- MA Political Science
- Integrated study programme: "World Society and World Politics" (Eng.)
- MA Cultural Sciences with Major Political Sciences (Eng.)
- MA Sociology
- MA Social and Communicational Science
- MA World Society and World Politics
- MA Public Opinion and Survey Methodology (Eng.)
Students at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have various opportunities to elaborate their individual study programme. Besides the different BA and MA study programmes, you may choose from the English course offer of the Faculty. Please inform yourself about the requirements and courses available to exchange students on the corresponding website. A complete course catalogue online is available online.
Study terms: The winter term starts regularly in the mid of September and ends in the mid of December. The summer term starts regularly in the mid of February and ends in June.
Other information: The University of Lucerne offers Incoming students a range of support services as free German courses or a mentoring programme. Further information for Erasmus+ students are available on the webpage of the university.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Dienstags/ Tuesday 10-12 Uhr
Raum/ Room: X-D2-207
Alle Kurse für das kommende Wintersemester 2019/20 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming winter semester 2019/20 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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