Political Science at the UvA is characterized by its broad study of politics at and between local, national, European and global levels of governance. The research and teaching draw on the full array of the discipline’s sub fields, theories and methods of political inquiry.
Political Science at the UvA examines how ongoing social, economic, and political transformations affect local, national, European and global governance. The discipline studies interactions between the political system, the economy and civic society, with a critical view on democratic accountability, representative quality and legitimacy of contemporary governance, also with the aim of improving these matters.
Political Science is organized in 3 programme groups (which are part of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research):
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