University of Copenhagen

At the Department of Political Science, our goal is to facilitate essential research, and research-based education at the highest international level.

The department has 64 fulltime researchers, 24 Ph.D. students, and 15 administrative employees. Each year more than 2,200 students and exchange students are affiliated with the department.

The department offers an engaging and international research environment which brings students, researchers, and the local community together in innovative ways on different platforms. Our researchers share their experiences and insights with each other and the students. In addition, the researchers also experiment with different approaches to their research as well as corroborate across academic disciplines.

The department prioritises its public role where our expert expertise and research contribute to the public debate trough among others lectures and patriation in the news media both in Denmark and internationally. 

The department is organised into different research groups and centres.