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In an evaluation of the research conducted at the University of Gothenburg the Department of Political Science was found to be one of Europe’s foremost in its field.
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Our research

The research conducted at the Department of Political Science focuses on elections, opinion polls and democracy. But we also conduct research on the importance of – and how to create – well-functioning political institutions, as well as research on international and European politics. Studies are also conducted in the fields of environmental policy, corruption and political ideas.