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Welcome to Leiden, new political science master students!

The Political Science, Political Science: International Organisation, and Political Science & Public Administration: Research master programmes kick off on Monday 5 September 2016. Below, our new master students will find an overview of what the first study day looks like and what they should know beforehand.


What do you think of your study programme? Fill in the NSE!

The National Student Survey (Dutch: Nationale Studenten Enquête, NSE) is your chance to tell us what you think of your study programme. By now you will have received an email about the NSE with a direct link to the survey: all you have to do is fill it in! And you may even win a prize!


Boyd Leupen wins MSc Thesis Prize 2015

Boyd Leupen has won the Institute of Political Science MSc Thesis Prize 2015. With 'Refuting asymmetrical Kantianism: On the moral standing of animals', Leupen completed his Political Science master studies and contributed an excellent piece of scholarly work. According to the jury, his thesis stands out for its 'erudition, commitment, and depth of argument.'


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.


25 September, 2015: Opening Central and East European Studies Center

Friday 25 September, 2015 marks the official launch of Leiden University's Central and East European Studies Center. From 17:00 to 19:00 you are welcome at Campus The Hague for the opening lecture. The speaker is Luke March, a political scientist and expert from the University of Edinburgh. He will address the topical issue of Russia's policy towards Ukraine.


Welcome, new political science master students!

The Political Science, Political Science: International Organisation, and Political Science & Public Administration: Research master programmes kick off on Monday 31 August 2015. Below, our new master students will find an overview of what the first study day looks like and what they should know beforehand.


NATO Internship Programme 2016

Do you study Political Science or International Relations? Are you able to conduct independent research and analysis? If so, you can apply for the NATO Internship programme 2016. Application deadline is 14 April, 2015.