Courses

Course Title
Semester
Contents
ECTS
Data and Measurement (with Tutorial)
1st
Syllabus
6+2
Multivariate Analyses (with Tutorial)
1st
Syllabus
6+2
Game Theory (with Tutorial)1st
Syllabus
6+2
Research Design
1st
Syllabus
6
International Politics
2nd
Syllabus6
International Political Economy
2nd
Syllabus6
Comparative Political Sociology
2nd
Syllabus6
Comparative Government
2nd
Syllabus6


The abovementioned courses are mandatory for every student. Additionally to the mandatory courses, students have the opportunity to attend the preparatory course Math Refresher on a voluntary basis. Please find the Syllabus here.



The courses below are electives (depending on which Research module was chosen). The course titles of these seminar type classes change every year. The titles and descriptions found below will give you examples of courses that might be offered.

Course Title

Semester

Year offered

Part of Reserach module

Contents

ECTS

Travelling across time and space: Conceptual and measurement issues in comparative political sociology 2nd
2017
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
8
Violence, Conflict and the Prospect for Peace
2nd
2017
International Politics
Syllabus
10
Elections in Comparative Perspective2nd
2017
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus10
Comparative Politics: Political Institutions
2nd
2017
Comparative Politics
Syllabus
6
Democracy, Dictatorship and the International System
2nd
2017
International PoliticsSyllabus
8
Computational Text Analysis for Political Science
3rd
2017
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
10
Game Theory II
3rd
2017
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
10
Exodus: Conflict, Migration and Refugees3rd2017
International PoliticsSyllabus 10

Civil War Dynamics and Post-Conflict Peacbuilding
3rd2016International PoliticsSyllabus8
Roll call voting. Theory, Methods and Applications3rd2016Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
10
Power, Populism and Extremism: the Rise of the Far Right in Democracies
3rd
2016
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
10
The Politics of the United Nations
3rd
2016
International
Politics
Syllabus
10
Political Behavior in Context
2nd
2015
Comparative PoliticsSyllabus
10
Coalition Politics in International Relations
3rd2015International PoliticsContents10
Advanced Quantitative Methods2ndevery springMethodsSyllabus6+2
Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis
3rd2015MethodsContents7
Intra-Party Politics and Political Decision Making
2nd2015Comparative PoliticsContents8
Innocent of Ideology? Political Belief Systems in Comparative Perspective2nd
2015
Comparative PoliitcsSyllabus
8
Civil War Dynamics and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding2nd
2015
International Politics
Contents8
International Politics and International Publications2nd
2015
International Politics
Syllabus
8
Advanced Game Theory for IR students2nd
2015
International Politics

8
Legislative Politics
3rd
2014
Comparative Politics
Syllabus
14
Public Attitudes on Foreign Policy and Security in the U.S. and Germany3rd
2014
Comparative Politics
Contents14
Personality, Values, and Politics3rd
2014
Comparative Politics
Syllabus
14
Civil War and Post-Conflict Research3rd
2014
International Politics
Contents
14
Analyzing the 2013 German Federal Election
3rd
2014
Comparative PoliticsContents
14
The Essentials of Survey Design and Data Collection
2nd
2014
Comparative Politics/
International Politics

8
International Institutions: Understanding European Decision Making
2nd
2014
International Politics
Syllabus
8
Causes and Perpetrators of (Extreme) Political Violence
2nd
2014
International Politics
8
Human Rights and Conflict Research
3rd
2013
International Politics
Syllabus
14
Replication, Replication
3rd
2013
Comparative Politics
Contents

Intra-Party Politics and political decision-
making in European political systems
2nd
2013
Comparative Politics

8
Political Violence
2nd
2013
International Politics
Syllabus
8