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The Department of Political Science at Trinity College, University of Dublin, is one of the top Political Science departments in Europe. It is a vibrant, outward-looking department that combines intensive research activity with the strongest commitment to high quality undergraduate and postgraduate teaching..

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  • ECB President Mario Draghi Delivers Henry Grattan Lecture on Youth Unemployment
    The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy was delighted to welcome Mario Draghi to Trinity where he delivered a Henry Grattan Lecture on Youth Unemployment in the Euro Area and held an interactive Youth Dialogue Q&A session with Economics students.
  • New appointment in Political Science
    The Department welcomes Dr Gizem Arikan, who joins us from Yasar University in Turkey. Dr Arikan researches in the area of comparative political behaviour and she teaches Public Opinion and Political Participation as well as Political Psychology.
  • Jean Monnet Chair for Dr Will Phelan
    Dr Will Phelan has been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics and Law in recognition of his research and teaching in the area of international organisation, the politics of international law, and the European Court of Justice.

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MSc in International Politics

Postgraduate Applications

Applications are now closed for our our M.Sc. in International Politics.

Applications are now closed for our PhD programme.

The new cycle of admissions for our MSc and PhD Programmes for 2018-19 will open later this year.

Last updated 17 July 2017