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We will give you the skills you need to be able to evaluate and reflect critically up on political and societal problems, analyze politics and political systems. Both today and in the future. What could be more important?

Welcome as a student to one of the leading Political Science Departments in Sweden!

We have qualified teachers and a successful research environment. 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 you're at the right Department!

Educational programmes

Our Master's Programmes 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 (for already working professionals)

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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