Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Institut für Sozialwissenschaften

Kurse in Berlin

Winter semester

Colloquium: Professional Development - How to prepare your Masters thesis

Lehrende: Daniela Jahn, Dr. Claudia Matthes

This course has two components: It prepares students for the labour market and teaches them how to improve their CVs and cover letters. Via a series of meetings with alumni, it also provides many insights on how to continue after graduation. In the second part, two sessions cover all questions related to the writing of a masters thesis, i.e. finding a topic and formulating a research question.

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Seminar: Current Challenges to Democracy

Lehrender: Dr. Ertug Tombus

The course delves into the pressing issues that pose significant threats to democratic principles and institutions. By examining a range of topics including post-democracy, climate change and Anthropocene, mobility and migration, anti-gender movements, radicalization of right-wing politics and populism, and digitalization, this course aims to equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of the complex dynamics affecting democratic societies and invites to rethink the concepts, principles and institutions that shape liberal democratic imaginary.

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Seminar: Germany in Change: Germany - a Federal System in Germany

Lehrende: Dr. Claudia Matthes

The colloquium offers the opportunity to discuss current aspects of domestic politics in Germany. It will provide students with the necessary background knowledge to understand the historical, institutional and socio-economic .

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Joint Seminar III: Governing Wider Europe

Lehrende: Dr. Claudia MatthesProf. Dr. Özlem Tür

Despite all challenges and shortcomings, the European Union (EU) is the most exciting contemporary political system. It is shaped, transformed and strengthened affecting the lives of vast populations, among them the German and Turkish society's and decision makers. This course explores the origins and motives behind the creation of the European Union and those areas where Germany and Turkey have special interests at stake. This threefold perspective allows students to carry out own projects in the field of the wider European Neighbourhood and makes them familiar with relevant theoretical approaches.

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Summer semester

Thesis Colloquium

In this course, students receive a deeper understanding of those methods and theories that they apply in their thesis-related research. They also have the opportunity to present their work in progress.  

Mitteilungen des Instituts




Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin



Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Universitätsstraße 3b
10117 Berlin