The Department of Politics and Public Administration represents a broad range of interests and areas within the discipline of political science.  With internationally recognised experts in European, African, Latin American, Russian and post-Soviet politics, as well as Irish politics and public policy, the department has an international and cosmopolitan orientation.  In addition to the diversity of area specialisms on offer, the study of politics in Limerick is also enriched by a variety of disciplinary approaches including:  quantitative methods, political theory, international relations, international political economy, comparative politics, public policy analysis, and critical theory.

AHSS Scholarships and Fee Waiver Opportunities 2023/24 for New and prospective Postgraduate students

The PPA department is looking forward to welcoming Deputy Secretary General Sonja Hyland from the Department of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday 18th October, at 12.30pm in UL, venue SR3008. This may be of particular interest to those involved in the area of International Relations. It an opportunity to meet and exchange views and share information with Q&A.