Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Political Science

The Ph.D. in Political Science is designed to train students to conduct advanced scholarly research in international relations, comparative politics, or political theory and to prepare them for academic and research-oriented careers.

Course Plan


2016/2017 or after



Admission to the Ph.D. program is competitive and follows the procedures set by the Graduate School. Please visit the Graduate School admissions site for further information regarding how to apply. Before applying, prospective students should first identify a professor in the Department whose research interests coincide with their own and who is also seeking to recruit a Ph.D. student.

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is English.


Please see the Graduate School website for information on graduate tuition.