Undergraduate Program

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Political Science

Political science is the systematic study of structures and processes involved in government, policymaking and political life. Political scientists seek to understand relations between and among nations, to study the institutions that organize these relations, and to explore relationships between politics, economics and society. AUC's program emphasizes the study of the Middle East, Africa and the developing world.
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Graduate Programs


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Political Science, Joint Program with University of Tubingen (Comparative and Middle East Politics and Society)

The Department of Political Science at the American University in Cairo and the Institute of Political Science at the University of Tubingen conduct a joint MA program in Comparative Middle East Politics and Society.
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Political Science - MA

The graduate program in Political Science Department offers advanced study in the discipline of Political Science, with particular emphasis and specializations in three areas; Comparative Politics; International Relations, and; Development Studies. 
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Political Science - Graduate Diploma

The Diploma in Political Science is designed as a one-year (two semesters) program for students who wish to enhance their professional qualifications or pursue an academic interest in the field of politics.
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