A unique profile

Bringing Politics & Technology Together

The Bavarian School of Public Policy is a unique institution, focusing on future-oriented, transdisciplinary, and applied research and teaching. In cooperation with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), our school is dedicated to educating the next generation of political scientists.

Technological progress in areas like energy, the environment, climate change, big data, data security, and mobility is having an increasingly important impact on our society. To keep up with tomorrow’s key technologies, the Bachelor's program and new Master's program provide an opportunity for students to combine the traditional content of a political science degree with technology modules run by diverse TUM departments.

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Master's Program Politics & Technology

The new Master's program Politics & Technology with an international and interdisciplinary unique profile starts in winter semester 2017/18.

Applications are accepted from April 15 to June 15.

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Bachelor's Program Political Science

Our Bachelor’s program in Political Science (B.Sc.), based on a unique concept both in Germany and worldwide, started in winter semester 2016/17.

Applications were accepted every year from May 15 to July 15.

The next application phase is planned between May 15 and July 15, 2017 (cut-off date, no postmark).

NEW PERSPECTIVES

Future technologies of relevance to society. Photo: A. Heddergott

Our objective is to give students a thorough understanding of political science in all its different facets accompanied by a basic knowledge of the technologies which will be of relevance to tomorrow’s society. The Bavarian School of Public Policy has a unique approach to this task, focusing on future-oriented, transdisciplinary, and applied research and teaching. In cooperation with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), our school is dedicated to educating the next generation of political scientists.

MORE OPPORTUNITIES

Additional benefits of joint study at HfP and TUM. Photo: U. Benz

Bachelor's students at the Bavarian School of Public Policy are also registered at TUM, giving them access to all the same facilities and services as TUM students.