Department of Political Science Welcome to one of the fastest growing departments of political science in Switzerland. With a focus on international, European and comparative politics, we aim to innovate and broaden horizons in research and teaching. The department of Political Science is recognised as a globally visible institution in political science with national and international collaborations in research and teaching. We are fully inserted in the political science community in Switzerland, one of the best world-wide. The department of Political Science consists of 4 full chairs, several Assistant Professors, one SNSF professor, as well as a number of research assistants, PhD students, and project team members. Our innovative and interdisciplinary study programmes in International Affairson Bachelors', Masters' and PhD level offer an interesting and dynamic environment in all fields.