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Department of Political Science

Our subjects concern many of the most crucial issues of human life: war, peace, politics, power, democracy, equality, gender equality, leadership, freedom and justice, why it is important for us to actively participate in public dialogue and contribute to research based knowledge in debates and political decision-making.

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“Our discussions in class are not that different from what is actually happening at a professional research conference.”
“Our discussions in class are not that different from what is actually happening at a professional research conference.”

Yannick Stephan is currently enrolled in the Master's Programme in Political Science at Umeå University.

Successful research collaborations brought Petros Pashiardis back to Umeå
Successful research collaborations brought Petros Pashiardis back to Umeå

Read interview with Petros Pashiardis, visiting researcher at the Centre for Principal Development.

Studying governance with a focus on crisis and conflict
Studying governance with a focus on crisis and conflict

Alma Livingstone is currently enrolled in the Master's Programme in Crisis Management and Peacebuilding.

Ph.D position in Political Science, focusing on Environment and natural resource politics
Ph.D position in Political Science, focusing on Environment and natural resource politics

The Department of Political Science wants to strengthen the research group with a doctoral student in...

Ph.D in Political Science, focusing on Municipalities, Regions & Public Sector
Ph.D in Political Science, focusing on Municipalities, Regions & Public Sector

The Department of Political Science wants to strengthen the research group with a doctoral student in...

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