Promotional Activities

6 November, 2015: Master's Information Day

Are you about to complete or have you recently finished your Bachelor’s degree? Are you wondering where to go from there? Are you interested in analysing political conflict? Would a research master be an option for you? Or would you rather focus on international organisation? Visit the Political Science Master’s Information Day and find out. You are welcome Friday 6 November, 2015.

Back by popular demand: MOOC on African federalism

'Federalism & Decentralisation: Evaluating Africa's Track Record', Jan Erk's (Leiden University Institute of Political Science) open online course is open again. After a very succesful run last Summer, Coursera now offers the course on-demand, with a flexible schedule.

Faces of Science: Fransje Molenaar

As of February 2015, Fransje Molenaar, a PhD candidate at Leiden University's Institute of Political Science, is one of the 'Faces of Science'. Via the eponymous on-line platform she will assist the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in enthusing students for science.

5 March/7 April 2015: Masters Student for One Day

Are you considering doing a master’s at one of Europe’s finest universities? Do you want to deepen your understanding of political issues? Then you should be curious as to what Leiden University's political science master's programmes have to offer. Come and find out, as our Master Student for One Day, on Thursday 5 March and/or on Tuesday 7 April 2015.

6 February 2015: Master's Information Day

Are you currently completing your Bachelor’s degree and looking for the next challenge? Are you interested in the study of politics? Both on the domestic and the international level? At one of Europe's top political science institutes? Our master programmes have a lot to offer. Come to the Master's Information Day on 6 February to learn more.

Become a Master Student for one day

Are you considering to obtain a Masters degree at one of Europe's best universities? Would you like to deepen your knowledge about politics and enhance your academic skills? Are you interested in what Leiden University’s Master in Political Science has to offer? Come and visit us, on Tuesday 9 and/or Thursday 11 December 2014!

New application procedure and deadlines for Masters

The deadlines for registering for our Master programmes have been advanced. This affects all prospective MSc students, including Leiden University BSc's. If you intend to enroll in one of our Master programmes in February or September, please refer to the application flyer to find out which deadlines apply.

Political Science in Leiden ranks high

Again, political science in Leiden ranks high. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 , Leiden takes the 34th position worldwide in 'Politics & International Studies'. Among European universities, Leiden is placed 6th in this field. In the Netherlands, Leiden achieves the highest score of all political science institutes.

Master day, 10 October 2014

Would you like to know what the master programmes of the Institute of Political Science have to offer? Visit the Master Day on Friday 10 October 2014 to find out.

Welcome Meetings Masters

At the start of each new academic year the Institute of Political Science likes to give all of the students who are enrolled in one of our master’s programmes a warm welcome. That is why we have organised several welcome meetings at the start of September.