The Institute of Political Science in Faculty 08 is the core of Political Science at the University of Bremen. The Insitute is responsible for the entire syllabus for the field of Political Science, including Bachelor's and Master's programmes. Furthermore, PhD students benefit from the Institute's ties to Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS).
Research in Political Science occurs in various independent research institutions linked to the Institute. These include the The Jean Monnet Centre for European Studies (CEUS), the Centre for Social Policy (ZeS) and Institute of International and Intercultural Studies. The Centre for Social Policy merged with the the Institute for Empirical and Applied Sociology (EMPAS) in 2015 to form "Socium".
Institute website: politik.uni-bremen.de