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Ansichten der UniversitätThe Faculty of Social Science at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum pursues a modern interdisciplinary approach of Social Science. The central characteristic of the Faculty is the linking between the five on par disciplines Political Science, Sociology, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology, Social Policy and Social Economy as well as Social Science Methodology and Statistics. A total of 15 departments and at present 17 male, four female professors and twenty assistants as well as numerous lecturers offer a large diversity of teaching and research fields.

Faculty of Social Science: Interdisciplinary integration of research and teaching

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As one of the first of its kind the Faculty of Social Science has changed its complete study programme to the new modular Bachelor and Master degrees. The emphasis lies on an integrative approach of Social Science in research and teaching. The theme is the close linking of the individual Social Science disciplines as well as a mutually complimentary scientific education with application orientation. The Bachelor and Master course Social Science (one subject) aims at a clear inter-discipline scientific and research methodological orientation. The focus in the two-subject model is more theme and vocation field oriented.