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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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Welcome to POLIS

Cambridge has a long and distinctive tradition in the study of politics and international relations with particular emphasis, going back over a century, on historical, legal, economic and philosophical approaches to the study of political thought and national and international politics.

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MPhil in Public Policy

The new Master's in Public Policy (MPP) is a one-year practice oriented programme that was launched in the Department in October 2013.

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The Alcuin Lecture

Dr Enrico Letta, former Italian PM, visited the Department on Friday 6 June to give the 2014 Alcuin Lecture.

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Gates Scholarships at POLIS

Students at the Department have been awarded 67 Gates Scholarships since 2001; the second highest number in the University.