Political Science

Learn to understand politics in an age of globalization

Study Political Science

Are you interested in politics? Do you aim to graduate with an university masters' degree? Then the masters' programme in Political Science at VU University might work for you. 

Political science 2Political Science: specialization Comparative and European Politics
Study the key issues of multi-level governance and European politics within the context of interrelated disciplinary traditions.
Political Science Global Environmental GovernancePolitical Science: specialization Global Environmental Governance
Environmental Governance is one of the great challenges humankind is facing today: how to organise the co-evolution of societies and their surrounding environment.
Political Science International RelationsPolitical Science: specialization International Relations and Transnational Governance
Seek to understand the contradictory dynamic of the ongoing globalization process.
Political Science Global Environmental GovernancePolitical Science: specialization Policy and Politics
Study the interaction between political institutions and policy-making.


This program is accredited by the NVAO. After finishing the program you receive the internationally recognized degree of Master of Science (MSc).