Party law and party research are implemented into the teaching of Heinrich Heine University in various ways by the directors and staff of the institute. Thus, numerous lectures and seminars on the issues of political parties are offered by members of the institute. In teaching, the institute pays particular attention to the combination of basic research and applied knowledge. Due to the institute’s numerous contacts, this is achieved in an excellent way. For example, it is customary for lecturers from the practical world to be involved in the academic training.