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Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)

BIGSSS integrates excellent areas of graduate education and research at the University of Bremen and Jacobs University into a synergetic inter-university institution designed to be an internationally competitive model of graduate education.

BIGSSS' guiding principles are education to excellence, quality assurance, and effective funding.

Founded upon the core disciplines of political science, sociology and psychology (while also integrating bordering disciplines) and supported by a solid foundation in social-science methodology, BIGSSS offers advanced interdisciplinary training, thus preparing fellows for leading professional positions inside and outside of academia, both nationally and internationally.




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UNICOM-Building, Haus 9 Mary-Somerville-Str. 9 28359 Bremen, Germany