University of Notre Dame

Graduate School

Political Science


323 O'Shaughnessy Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

United States


(574) 631-9810

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Political Science

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Political Science displays areas of exceptional strength in all four of the major subfields of Political Science: American Politics - students study with experts in a wide range of areas, from the empirical study of mass behavior and institutions to democratic theory and American politics; Comparative Politics - recent years have seen considerable expansion in Comparative Politics at Notre Dame, a subfield long recognized for its coverage of Latin America; International Relations - International Relations at Notre Dame combines a focus in peace and conflict studies with coverage across most subfields; Political Theory - courses are offered in the entire history of political thought- ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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