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Research at the Department of Political Science

Research at the Department of Political Science concerns five research themes, carried out within the following research groups:

Research groups

Educational Leadership
Research is carried out on governance, leadership and support in different types of educational organizations and on the effects of these activities.
Environment and natural resource politics
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Research area: Political science
Municipalities, Regions and Public Sector Activities
The group investigates how public sector activities at local, regional and central levels are carried out.
Research area: Political science
Peace and Conflict Studies
The group focuses on how sustainable peace can be established and how crisis management can be organised.
Representative Democracy – institutions and political parties in Sweden, Europe and the EU
The central research question is how representative democracy at national and European levels responds to contemporary challenges.
Research area: Political science