Research at the Department of Government

Our research covers all major sub-areas of political science. A central focus of much of our research are questions of power and democracy as they arise in Sweden, Europe and the Global South.

Research at the Department

Our research is characterised by methodological diversity, ranging from advanced statistical analysis to historical methods and analysis of ideas, and covers all major sub-areas of political science. 

Our researchers are extensively and broadly published for an international and Swedish audience. Increased internationalisation has lead to a rapidly growing number of publications as well as important positions in international networks. The department is presently educating about 40 PhD students, who are well integrated in the research environment.