The Department of Political Science at UBC is a vibrant community of scholars, students, and alumni. Click here for Contacts, Calendar, Map, Faculty Listing, Forms, and Alumni Page.


We teach 3000 different students per year. Over 250 graduate from our Major and Honours programs each year. Nearly 100 courses are offered each year. Students should read our Curriculum Guide before taking our courses.


We offer MA & PhD programs. Students do original research in Political Theory, Canadian and US Politics, Comparative Politics, and International Relations. Graduates now hold academic positions in prestigious universities worldwide.


Department faculty and students do leading-edge research in all aspects of political science. The Research Projects page provides a thematic guide. We also host the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

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Department of Political Science
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