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Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)

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Study with us

Undergraduate study As an undergraduate student at Cambridge, you will be taught by members of a dynamic community of researchers working on the world's most complex and pressing issues. Politics and International Studies gives you the opportunity to study the world's most important issues—climate...


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Research Centres

We are a multidisciplinary department—this is reflected in the disciplinary diversity of our members and their wide-ranging research. Our research leads the historical and contemporary study of political thought, international relations, British and European politics, the study of the global South...


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The R.A. Butler Prize

The R.A. Butler Prize for essays in Politics and International Studies This competition is open to students in Year 12 or the Lower 6th. The Prize is jointly organised by Trinity College Cambridge and Cambridge University’s Department of Politics and International Studies. It was established in...


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PODCAST LISTEN>> Declarations Podcast is back!

19 January 2022

The cutting-edge human rights podcast from Cambridge University’s Centre of Governance and Human Rights (CGHR) is launching its sixth season this month. We’re excited to be bringing you eight brilliant episodes focusing on human rights in an age of new technologies. We’ll cover topics ranging from biometrics in border...


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Getting to grips with the overlapping geopolitical, economic, and political crises faced by Western democratic societies in the 2020s

24 February 2022

The 21st century has brought a powerful tide of geopolitical, economic, and democratic shocks. Their fallout has led central banks to create over $25 trillion of new money, brought about a new age of geopolitical competition, destabilised the Middle East, ruptured the European Union, and exposed old political fault lines...



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Wellbeing at POLIS

 

We are committed to the wellbeing of staff and students

Here at POLIS—we have a Wellbeing Officer, who can help point you in the right direction for further support, and offer guidance on where to turn when...

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