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About the Institute

The Institute of Political Science (IPW-HSG) is a research unit within the broader political science community of the University of St.Gallen.

Main fields of activity
Research and collaborations
Academic conferences
Edited publications
Public events

Chairs and Centres

Two chairs as well as the Centre for Security Economics and Technology (C SET), an interdisciplinary think tank that conducts research and provides consultancy services bridging the domains of security policy, economics and technology, are affiliated with the Institute of Political Science.

More information
Comparative politics
International relations

News & Media

Latest News
Professor Davis spoke before the St. Gallen Kiwanis Club on the "Challenge Ukraine".

Professor Davis comments on the US mid-term elections.

Professor Caramani takes up a new professorship at the University of Zurich.

Public events

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Research & teaching

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More news and media articles

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Further information

Quick links

Most IPW members belong to the SEPS, and some are affiliated with the University's GDG profile area.



Institute of Political Science
University of St.Gallen
Rosenbergstrasse 51
9000 St.Gallen

Edith Hollenstein
Phone: +41 (0)71 224-2600
Fax: +41 (0)71 224-7373

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