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Here you will develop your academic skills by the help of dedicated professors who are prominent within their field of research

Our education will give you the the ability to evaluate and reflect critically up on political and societal problems, analyze politics and political systems. Both today and in the future. What could ever be more important?

Our educational activities involves about 1400 students every year. We offer courses and programmes in political science, European studies and international administration and global governance. We also train future teachers in civics and participate in a number of other programmes at the University of Gothenburg.


Are you interested in power and democracy issues, in political ideas and institutions, at national or international level? Do you want to keep track of the main trends in Europe, both the structure of the EU and the transformation of the countries of Eastern Europe from several different perspectives? Then the Department of Political Science at the University of Gothenburg is just the right choice!

Educational programmes

Our Master's programmes all have an international profile and are taught fully in English:

Master's Programme in Political Science 120 hec

Master's Programme in European Studies 120 hec

Master's Programme in International Administration and Global Governance 120 hec

The Executive Master's Programme in European Studies 60 hec

Single subject courses

We offer single subject courses mainly at the advanced level both in political science as well as in European studies.


Information on how to apply is found on our application pages and on universityadmissions.se.


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