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Political Science

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Bachelor of Arts

Standard period of study (amount)

6 semesters



Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

  • International Relations
  • Political Science


International Relations, Political Theory and the History of Ideas, Political Sociology/Political Culture, Political Field Analysis, Comparative Political Science, German Government System in the European Context


At the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, the Bachelor's degree is comprised of a major and a minor subject as well as inter-disciplinary content (Leuphana Semester and Complementary Studies). You can find an overview of the recommended minor subjects for the main subject of Political Science at: SPECIAL FEATURE In the major subject of Political Science, you will have the opportunity to spend one year in France at Université Paris-Est Creteil (UPEC) and thus earn a second international academic degree (licence).

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Area of study

Partner institution: Université Paris-Est Créteil (UPEC) in French Republic (International degree: Licence)

Admission requirements

The Leuphana Universität Lüneburg has its own admission procedure for the Bachelor's degree course. In addition to the grade of a valid qualification for admission to higher education, particular skills, experience and extra-curricular achievements such as being a school spokesperson, stays abroad or voluntary work are taken into consideration.

Lecture period

  • 03.04.2023 - 07.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 02.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union
    15.05.2024 - 15.07.2024
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  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union
    15.05.2024 - 15.07.2024
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  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants
    15.05.2024 - 15.07.2024
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Tuition fee

At the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg tuition fees are only charged for the career-integrated degree courses. All other degree courses are only subject to semester contributions.

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

English, French

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