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Toshiya Kitayama was introduced to Professor Peter Munk Christiansen through a mutual friend from their MIT days.

2017.04.21 | People

New guest professor: Toshiya Kitayama

Toshiya Kitayama is from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan. His recent research project is on the relationship between central-local relations and the welfare state development.

Thomas Kristensen is a new PhD student in the Public Administration section.

2017.04.07 | People

New PhD student: Thomas Artmann Kristensen

Thomas Kristensen's project “When Problems Matter: The Effects of Real-World Problems on Issue-competition Strategies” investigates the influence of different types of societal problems on the issue-competition between political parties.


Thu 27 Apr
14:00-16:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
PhD Defence: Strategies for Life
Tine Ravn will defend her PhD dissertation
Thu 18 May
08:30-13:00 | Aarhus
International conference on radicalisation and violent extremism
Building resilience to radicalisation and violent extremism II - Strong Cities Network Global Summit 2017 is hosted by the Municipality of Aarhus and East Jutland Police and has contributions from associate professor Lasse Lindekilde..
Fri 02 Jun
14:15-16:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
PhD Defence: Political Parties & Parliamentary EU Oversight
Roman Senninger will defend his PhD dissertation

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Important phone numbers

  • Betjentstuen: 8715 0552
  • IT support: 8715 0933
  • Blackboard support: 8716 6119
  • Timetables support: 8715 3141
  • Digital exam - WISEflow support: 8716 6119
  • Birgit Kanstrup: 8716 5601
  • Susanne Vang: 8715 2198
  • Malene Poulsen: 8716 5596

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Jim Hagemann Snabe (right) was elected new chairman of the board at Siemens after Dr. Gerhard Cromme (left). (Foto:

2017.03.22 | Aarhus BSS

BSS alumni reach the top

During the first six weeks of 2017, no less than three Aarhus BSS alumni have dominated the headlines by takin

Digital tools contributes to improving the quality of the teaching. Photo: AU Foto

2017.03.22 | Aarhus BSS

Educational IT must make sense

The Department of Law has just completed a large project in which Educational IT was incorporated into an enti

Photo: Colourbox

2017.03.21 | Aarhus BSS

New spouse agreement to attract foreign researchers

Attracting foreign researchers to Aarhus BSS is not always easy - and retaining them is even harder - especial

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