Study of Political Science provides students with profound insight into the manner our world is shaped through interactions of minds, cultures and nations. It teaches candidates how to critically and logically examine the building blocks of our civilization – understanding how globalization, democracy, business, non-governmental organizations, the media, international organizations, all come to be, how they operate and how they impact and change our lives.
Offering comprehensive training, knowledge and understanding in politics, combined with easily transferable learning skills, Political Science and International Relations programme at SSST prepares students for a wide range of national and international careers such as political analysts and advisors, diplomats, journalists, policy-makers, professional politicians and scholars.
The study process, featuring best international practices, uses an open and encouraging approach to students, providing them with continuous and individual support. In classroom this translates to vibrant discussions, debates, teamwork, presentations, and guest lectures from diplomats and politicians.
The course covers a broad spectrum of academic approaches to the history of political thought, political philosophy, contemporary political theory, comparative politics and the detailed study of institutions and policy-making in different areas of the world, with a special focus on Europe.
Through specialized studies and internships with international, regional and local organizations, a Political Science/International Relations Major at SSST sets strong foundations for both further academic development and a successful career in the demanding international environment.