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Application for admission winter semester 2017/18


From 06.04.2017 to 15.05.2017 you can apply for our Master´s programs at the Faculty of Social Sciences for winter semester 2017/18. We are looking forward to your application. more...

New in Göttingen in April 2017: Prof. Dr. Simon Fink

Prof. Dr. Simon Fink

On April 1st 2017, Simon Fink joins the University of Göttingen as Professor for the Political System of Germany. During the last years, Simon Fink was assistant professor for comparative politics at the University of Bamberg, and Postdoc at the graduate school "Markets and Social Systems in Europe". Moreover, he founded a company offering political science trainings and simulations for various German and international customers. more...

Profile of the Faculty of Science


The distinguishing characteristic of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is its broad combination of subjects ranging from Ethnology, Educational Science, Gender Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Sport Science to Modern Indian Studies. The Faculty also runs a cross-departmental Center of Methods. In the past few years, it has been increasingly successful in establishing interdisciplinary links between these subjects in both teaching and research. more...