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Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg consists of around 80 researchers and instructors and 25 Doctoral Students. Our undergraduate programme contains around one thousand students each year.

We offer courses in political science, public administration and social studies, as well as courses within the Program of European Studies. The research profile of the department includes a focus on electoral behaviour and electoral studies, public administration, international politics and political ideas.

International Conference about Creating a Well-Functioning Society

Recent studies have shown that it takes more than just positive democratic development to make people satisfied. Living in a safe environment, receiving a quality education and adequate healthcare, as well as having access to functioning social institutions that are free of corruption are also considered important factors. An international conference will take place on May 10 at the University of Gothenburg, bringing together leading researchers and decision makers in order to discuss global challenges that our society faces. Read more >>

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