Chair of Public Administration & Public Policy



Spring Term 2024

  • Einführung in die Öffentliche Verwaltung, BA Seminar
  • Computational Text Analysis in Political Science: Applications, BA and MA Seminar
  • Künstliche Intelligenz und der Staat, BA Seminar
  • Interviewmethode, BA und MA Seminar

Fall Term 2023

  • Organisationstheorien, BA Seminar
  • International Organizations and Institutions, BA Seminar
  • The politics of conflict management, BA Seminar
  • Interviewmethode, BA und MA Seminar

Spring Term 2023

  • Introduction to Public Administration, BA Seminar

  • Introduction to computer-based text analysis 2: Research Applications, BA Seminar
  • Crisis, Administrative Dysfunctions, and Corruption, PhD Seminar

Fall Term 2022

  • Organisationstheorien, BA Seminar
  • Internationale Organisationen und Institutionen, BA Seminar
  • The politics of conflict management, BA Seminar

Spring Term 2022

  • International Administration and Conflict Management, MA Seminar

Student Research

Zeppelin University attaches great importance to student research and, in this context, also to the didactic concept of research-based learning. We are happy if you are enthusiastic about our research projects and would like to work on them in the context of your thesis or research modules (Humboldt Year, Elinor Ostrom Project). On our chair homepage you will find short descriptions of our current research projects under the section Research Projects. For more suggestions and calls for collaboration, please see the chair's German website.

Information on Thesis Supervision

If you are considering Prof. Eckhard as future first supervisor for your thesis, you should ideally have visited one of his seminars. Please approach him with a document containing the following information:

  1. What is your research question?
  2. What literature and theory are you going to use?
  3. What are your hypotheses / variables, and how do you aim to measure them?

  4. What are your plans on research design and data?

Information on Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation can be issued under the following conditions:

  1. You have participated in a seminar taught by Prof. Eckhard with an overall grade ≤ 2.0.
  2. You are requesting the letter of recommendation at least three weeks before the deadline.
  3. You send a short note about your motivation, your CV, a recent transcript of records and the contact address.
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