Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

General Content

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science aims to provide the solid training necessary for understanding political phenomena. It covers the different fields of study relevant to political science, and is also widely open to interdisciplinarity.

The areas of political science taught at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences are: history of political ideas, public policies, comparative political science, political sociology, international relations and studies focused on developing countries.

Political science also requires interdisciplinary knowledge, mainly deriving from sociology and history, philosophy, economics and law. It uses the investigative techniques and methodological tools of the social sciences.

Practical Information

Organiser
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science

ECTS Credits
180

Duration
6 semesters

Teaching Language
French 

Enrolment Deadline
30 April. If you require a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

Further information
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Study Options After the Bachelor's Degree

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Last update: 18 July 2018

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Further Information

Faculté des sciences sociales et politiques

Université de Lausanne
Bâtiment Géopolis
1015 Lausanne

ssp@unil.ch
www.unil.ch/ssp

Applications

Unicentre - CH-1015 Lausanne
Switzerland
Tel. +41 21 692 11 11
Fax +41 21 692 20 15