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Welcome to the ULB Political Science Department’s website. Overall, our department boasts some 1500 students (BA & MA). This makes our department the largest department of political science in Belgium. Moreover, it offers state-of-the-art research and teaching. The Department of Political Science is part of the Faculty of Philosophy and social Sciences at ULB and celebrated its 100th anniversary in 1999. 

Our website has been conceived to provide you with the best information possible about the Department of Political Science of the ULB, which is the largest university of the Capital of Europe. Here, you will find information on the different degrees and programs available in Political Science and on the research carried out by the scientific staff (teaching assistants and researchers) - or the Faculty (the academic staff).

You will also find practical information on degrees, programs and courses of our BAs, MAs, and PhD training (such as course content or schedule).

Every person working at the Department, be it scientific, academic or administrative staff, makes his/her best to achieve excellence in the different missions entrusted to us as public service providers:

- Educate students as good as possible today and tomorrow
- Make our contribution to be in the vanguard of scientific research in the various fields of political science
- Carry out our missions to serve civil society

We will do everything we can to welcome you in the best conditions or to answer any of your questions.

Do not hesitate to contact me or our secretary.

Enjoy your studies at the Department of Political Science!


Jean-Benoit PILET
Head of the Department of Political Science