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. An integral part of the political science community in Switzerland, we are a world-class Department. The Department of Political Science consists of 5 Full Professors and several Assistant Professors, as well as numerous research assistants, PhD students, and project team members. Our innovative and interdisciplinary study programmes in International Affairs on Bachelors', Masters' and PhD level offer an interesting and dynamic environment in all fields.