School of Politics and International Relations

Welcome to the School of Politics and International Relations

The School of Politics and International Relations has an excellent reputation for both teaching and research output.

We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as top quality research degrees. We aim to challenge and inspire our students, and give them the skills to succeed in their chosen career.

We are a diverse, research-led school, which integrates research and teaching at every level. Our research covers almost all aspects of contemporary politics and international relations, and our staff publish regularly in the very best journals and with the top publishers.

School of Politics and International Relations

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World's first online course about ending slavery

Now is your chance to learn about this major human rights issue with the world's first online course about contemporary slavery. Registration is now open!
27 July 2016

Impressions of identity in Myanmar

Carlotta Panchetti, student on the MA in Asian and International Studies programme in 2015/16, recently spent three weeks in Myanmar.
12 July 2016

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26th ECPR Summer School on Political Parties

12 (09:00) - 23 September 2016 (17:00)
The University of Nottingham
The Summer School will bring together an international team of academics to train and instruct a group of 20 PhD researchers in the field of political parties, party systems and elections.

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School of Politics and International Relations

Law and Social Sciences Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0)115 951 4862
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