Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy

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    Royal Holloway, University of London Egham Hill, Egham Surrey

    TW20 0EX

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

The Department of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy is a part of the School of Law and Social Sciences. It prides itself in interdisciplinary teaching and inquiry. The Department of Politics, International Relations, and Philosophy is a research-intensive unit ranked second in the country by the Times Higher Education following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 results. The Department provides a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. We carry out research across the different disciplines, but we place special emphasis on our research centres and clusters: the Contemporary Political Theory Research Group, the Centre for International Security, the Centre for Continental Philosophy, the Democracy and Elections Centre, the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies, the Global Politics and Development Centre, and the New Political Communication Unit.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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