for political science.


Online survey on needs and satisfaction with Pollux started

April 9, 2024

Our online survey will run until 23.04.2024 to determine the needs of the political science community and satisfaction with Pollux's services. 

Your feedback is important!

Please take a moment to share your experiences and perspectives in the areas of literature research, research methods, open science and science communication with us. Your opinion is essential for the further development of Pollux and thus also of the research support services for you - the political science researchers.

The survey takes about 10-15 minutes. No personal data will be collected. We look forward to your support!

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We are looking for student assistants

April 8, 2024

We are looking for two student assistants (SHK) as soon as possible. You can expect a wide range of tasks in our friendly team with flexible organizational options. The contract term is initially planned until September 30, 2025.

The first vacancy is aimed at students of political science. Another vacancy is aimed at students of computer science.

Searching for "Global Governance" in Pollux

Get the best search results

Pollux offers access to a large number of resources in different formats - free of charge for registered political scientists. Following the e-first-principle, all sources are made available digitally and directly wherever possible.

  • Comprehensive political science search space
  • Free of charge, up-to-date and fast
  • Electronic full texts (ebooks, articles)
  • Large, up-to-date newspaper archive (Factiva)

Reference lists

  • Find and save relevant literature
  • Use different lists to store titles using your criteria
  • Export lists to the reference management software
  • Use a rating system to score best sources


  • Articles from 600 German-language and 14,000 international newspapers, as well as documents and publications from international institutions
  • International newspapers (The Times, The New York Times, The Independent etc.)
  • German-language newspapers (Die Zeit, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt etc.)