Department of Political Sciencelogo_politikwissenschaft



Welcome to our department!


Head of Department
ao.Univ.-Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Karlhofer 


Contact Secretariat
Tel: +43(0)512.507.7071 / 7061 / 7051
Fax: +43(0)512.507.2849


Office Hours Teachers SS 2014 

Fachschaft Politikwissenschaft und Soziologie


  Undergraduate Research Symposium 2014
Call for Papers – the Departments of Political Science and Sociology are happy to announce the first Undergraduate Research Symposium of the University of Innsbruck. This is an undergraduate research competition, where the 6 best papers will be presented in a publicly open Symposium to be held on June 18, 2014. For more details on the competition, as well as to download the application form, click here

  Professor Helms and Assistant Professor Rashkova-Gerbrands are happy to announce the launching of the Comparative Politics Research Group Innsbruck. The group aims to bring together scholars, and students, interested in comparative political research. We cordially invite you to visit CPRG Innsbruck here.

 Innsbruck Model United Nations Club

 ECPR Graduate Conference 2014
The Department of Political Science together with the ECPR (European Consortium of Political Research) organises the International Graduate Conference on Political Science 2014, from 2 to 5 of July 2014 in Innsbruck. For detailed information please visit our webpage of the conference:


Governance & Civil Society Seminar Series
The GCS seminar series is open to the public. It gives our faculty and PhD-students the opportunity to present papers and research ideas. Tuesdays, 1.30 pm at seminar room 5, SOWI.
[LINK to the GCS Seminar Series programme as a PDF programme GCS seminar series]


Austrian Student Programmes