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Political Science

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Politics is how communities settle their differences and achieve their goals. As a result, politics is everywhere and at all levels from the local to the global. This programme offers a broad orientation in International Relations, Political Economy, Public Policy and Governance, Comparative Politics and Political Theory.

Online open day

Do you want to know more about Political Science? You can visit our online open day page any time to delve into this study programme. Watch videos, talk to students and deepen your knowledge. Or sign up for an online event or open day.

Study programme

In the Bachelor’s in Political Science, you study the urgent issues that the world faces, including migration and economic crises, terrorist threats, rising populism and xenophobia, and polarisation in society. At the same time, you also explore possible solutions.

About this programme

Students Myrthe Born and Caesar Bast and lecturer Sarah de Lange tell all about this programme in this video.

After graduation

You will be awarded the degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Political Science. This qualifies you for Master’s or Research Master’s programmes in the social sciences and related disciplines, as well a range of professional career opportunities.

The teachers are very enthusiastic about their research

In Political Science, you are trained to take a critical look at the different actors and institutions that play, or should play, a role in the quest for political solutions. (Rowie Rensink)

Is Political Science for you?

Are you interested in:

  1. this dynamic world, its challenges and its opportunities
  2. the world as it is and how it might be improved
  3. topics as: migration, economic crises, terrorist threats and rising populism?

Then Political Science might be the right choice for you!

Facts & Figures
Degree programme BSc Political Science
Mode Full-time
Credits 180 ECTS, 36 months
Language of instruction English
Starts in September
CROHO code 56606