The Institute of Political Science is a vibrant department with an international staff of about 50. Established in 1963, it builds on a tradition of the study of institutions at a national and international level.
Committed to high academic standards in both teaching and research, the Institute consistently ranks among the top political science departments in Europe.
Events02MarLecture Political Science Luch Research Seminar: The Distinction Between Power and DominationNicholas Vrousalis08MarDebate Panel discussion Dutch parliamentary electionsAnnemarie Walter10MarLecture CEES.center seminar on nationhood and empire in Habsburg Central EuropePieter Judson21MarPhD Defence Media and lawmakingLotte Melenhorst
PublicationsParliamentary Committees in a Party-Centred Context: Structure, Composition, FunctioningTim MicklerThe Dutch Parliamentary Behaviour DatasetTom Louwerse, Simon Otjes & Cynthia van VonnoThe 2017 Netherlands election: Polls suggest mid-sized parties are now the new norm in Dutch politicsTom Louwerse