Political Science (STATSV)

The division of Political Science conducts research and offers education at the basic and advanced level. Political Science is about politics, power and democracy.

Education

Courses in political science are provided as single subject courses as well as through our programmes; the Bachelor’s programme in Political Science and Economics, the Master’s programme in Political Sciences and the Master’s programme in International and European Relations. We also provide courses on European Integration.

The Swedish Higher Education Authority has recognised that our courses are of a high level of quality.

Research

Political Science is a social science subject that focuses on explaining and scrutinizing the relationships among politics, power and democracy. Strong research areas in our division include ICT-development in the public administration, the citizens' political participation and representation, new governance arrangements, processes considering rising global challenges as well as local and regional politics and administration.
 

Head of Division

General Information and Contact for Students

Address

Postal Address

Linköpings universitet
Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling
Statsvetenskap
581 83 Linköping

Visiting Address

Infart 1, Hans Meijers väg
A-huset, ingång 19, plan 3
Campus Valla

GPS Coordinates

WGS 84 (lat, lon):
N 58° 24.0548', E 15° 34.6028'
WGS 84 decimal (lat, lon):
58.400913, 15.576714
RT90:
6475328, 1486641
SWEREF99:
6473491, 533707

Staff

About the Department