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Political Science: Political Economy (MSc)


Students and alumni

'I had a course in political economy which gave me an extraordinary overview of the relationships between political, economic, business and social issues, while at the same time urging me to think for myself.'

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Geoffrey Underhill

Academic staff

Prof. Geoffrey Underhill is the track coordinator of Political Economy.

Underhill teaches for the College of Social Sciences and Graduate School of Social Sciences. He also carries out his research activities as a member of the  Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research, an interdisciplionary institute based at the UvA and accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences.

His main interests in political science were comparative/international political economy and international relations.

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SBS International

Study associations 

To meet fellow students and take part in social and study-related activities, you can become a member of a study associoation, join events organised by SBS International or Amsterdam United or visit the UvA's Sports Centre or CREA.

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