The Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) was established in December 2011 based on the previous institute of Social Sciences and Department of Political Sciences which had originally been established in 1999. The primary activity of the Faculty lies in the area of social sciences (public policy, public administration, political science, European studies, political sociology, political communication, social counselling, social work and social pedagogy). There are two departments in the Faculty: Department of Political Sciences and Department of Social Work. All the departments provide education in bachelor, master and doctoral programs. Furthermore, the Faculty provides a habilitation and inauguration process in the field of Public Administration and Public Policy.

The FSS aims to adapt teaching and learning to the 21st century circumstances: the changing labour market, the rapidly renewing information environment, a society that expects more proactivity and creativity from everyone.

Currently the Faculty provides a wide range of full and part time study programs

  • bachelor level: Public Administration, European studies, Social Services and Counselling,
  • master level: Public Administration, European studies, Social Services and Counselling
  • doctoral level: Public Policy and Public Administration, European Studies, Social Policy

Study programs of the faculty effectively respond to the demand of society in terms of preparing qualified professionals for the current labor market. Graduates can work in state and local administration as well as in various national and international organizations and institutions.

Our interests are focused mainly on:

  • Public administration (innovative management, leadership, participatory budgeting, communication and marketing in public policy and administration, municipal and regional public policy, decentralization processes, referendum, president, cultural policy – management of cultural institutions, civic budget, local environmental governance),
  • Political sciences (european studies, youth policies – youth research and well-being, social and economic deprivation of regions and marginalized communities, migration policies, radicalization and extremism, social and economic deprivation, civic participation, participatory democracy),
  • Social services and counselling (social care, social policies, volunteering, management social services facilities, active aging, history of social work, social work with youth, community social work, homeless people, poverty, social therapy)
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