The Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science at Leiden University is ranked second place among other Dutch Political Science masters’ programmes in the newly released Dutch Keuzegids Masters 2013.
The First EDA-Egmont PhD Prize in European Defence, Security and Strategy has been awarded to Dr. Benjamin Pohl for his dissertation " But We Have to Do Something – The Drivers behind European Crisis Management Operations "
The Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Dr. Jet Bussemaker, has given te opening address to the conference 'Political Legitimacy and the Paradox of Regulation' in Leiden. Her speech discussed practical experiences with the paradox of regulations: rules are necessary for a legitimate government, but quite often also impede its authority. The full text of the Minister's speech and the subsequent introduction of the conference theme by Prof. Ruud Koole can be found below.
Do you want to know more of conflict and cooperation and international relations and diplomacy? Or are you more interested in a research master political science? Then come visit us on the Master Information Day Friday March 8th and get informed!
The Leiden University Research Profile Area 'Political Legitimacy: Institutions and Identities' kindly invites all Leiden scholars and others who are interested to attend the opening ceremony of the international conference ‘Political Legitimacy and the Paradox of Regulation’ on Wednesday 23 January .
On November 22, we will celebrate the launch of the new Centre for Political Philosophy (CPP) at Leiden with a special lecture by Jonathan Wolff, renowned political philosopher at University College London. All are welcome!
The Student Desk will be closed in the summer period from Friday 27 July until Monday 13 August.
Siniša’s (Institute of Political Science, Leiden University) NWO Rubicon grant will allow him to continue his research on multiparty mediation at Johns Hopkins University's School for Advanced International Studies. Siniša's aims to expand a game-theoretical model developed in the framework of his dissertation.
The Research Master Political Science and Public Administration has received an excellent evaluation
The Research Master Political Science and Public Administration has received an extremely positive evaluation by both students and experts. This is reported by the Keuzegids Masters 2012.
Prof. dr. Rudy Andeweg has been elected to the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR). Over 350 European Departments of Political Science are member institutions, with associate members in over 50 countries in the world.
A jury has shortlisted the dissertation of Dr. Tom Louwerse for the ECPR Jean Blondel Prize of 2012. This prize is awarded annually to the best PhD thesis in politics to an individual from a full ECPR member institution.
The Institute of Political Science of Leiden University would like to invite you to the symposium 'Peter Mair: the Political Scientist' on 26 March.
We have received the sad news of the passing away of our colleague and friend Professor Koen Koch.
This year's lecture will be given by Olli Rehn, Vice-President of the European Commission and responsible for Economic and Monetary Affairs and the Euro. The annual Europe House Lecture aims to present important and topical European themes by leading individuals.
The International Relations and Diplomacy master’s degree programme, a two-year Political Sciences programme, has received an extremely positive visitation appraisal. The evaluations ranged from ‘good’ to ‘excellent’.
At the Information Day of Political Science, Friday the 4th of November, you can learn everything about three distinct masters between 12:30 and 16:00. The two-year Research Master, the one-year Master with a specialisation and the two-year Master International Relations and Democracy will be adressed by both students and teachers.
A jury has shortlisted the Dutch Democratic Audit , in the person of Prof. dr Rudy Andeweg, for the 2011 Huibregtsen Award. This award is for the best Dutch research project that is scientifically innovative while offering a potential valuable impact for society.
Both Dr. Claassen and Dr. Ragazzi have been awarded Veni-grants for their research proposals, which allows them to bring them into practise!
Master Introduction Days! (Political Science, Research Master & International Relations & Diplomacy)
On Tuesday 6th and Wednesday 7th of September, the Master Welcome Meetings 2011-2012 for students starting their Masters' in Political Science, the Research Master or the Master International Relations and Diplomacy will be held.
It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the sudden passing of our colleague, Prof. Peter Mair (3 March 1951 – 15 August 2011).