Chair of Political Theory

Photo: Tobias Hopfgarten

On the following pages you can find information about the team of the political theory cluster at the University of Potsdam, our ongoing research projects, recent and upcoming events, as well as links to other useful sites.

If you are a student, or interested in becoming a student here, please click on the link 'studies', where you can find an overview over the courses we run this term, study requirements and other useful topics.


Course offering summer term 23

Here you can find an overview of the Bachelor and Master courses we currently offer.


Current events and workshops

Current events and workshops (co-)organized by the chair can be found here.

Buchcover Wer hat Angst vorm Feminismus


Here you can find an overview of published monographs, newspaper articles


Network "Just Climate Transitions"

Here you can find more information about the climate network "Just Climate Transitions" initiated by the chair, which is dedicated to normative questions in the face of the impending climate collapse


Guidelines for students

Here you will find useful information sheets set up to facilitate your studies.


Teaching award

The seminar "No Refuge - Border Regime and Refugee Rights" by Dr. Kerstin Reibold has been awarded by the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the State of Brandenburg! We are very pleased and congratulate Dr. Reibold. Read more about the award-winning teaching project here.

Das Team

C40 in Buenos Aires

The Chair was recently invited (18-22 Oct 22) as part of the "C40" to Buenos Aires to present first results of the research project on the role of citizen participation on climate strategies in metropolitan regions. Here you can find the report of our research assistant Janina Walkenhorst who was part of the delegation. 

New registration procedure for BA/MA theses

Starting with the summer semester 2022, a new registration procedure for final theses will apply with the registrations of bachelor and master theses for the winter semester 2022/23 in the social sciences.