Man is by nature a political animal.

— Aristotle

Greek philosopher

President Jacob Zuma and Professor Cheryl de la Rey

Address by DIRCO minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane

Model United Nations student debate

Welcome to the Department of Political Sciences

Welcome to the website of the Department of Political Sciences, the home of Political Science and International Relations at the University of Pretoria.

The Department, based in the Faculty of Humanities, presents degree packages and modules in International Relations and Political Science at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


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Studying Political Sciences

Centre for Mediation in Africa

Online journal

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