Political Science and Government Program By Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    =395
  • Degree BSc
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode Online
  • Course Intensity Full Time
Political Science studies and enables the understanding of power relationships, and in particular the functioning of public institutions and decision making process of the Government and public policy, in which different political and social actors are involved. From a comparative perspective, it analyses how the Government, politics and society are related in the different sectors and geographical areas of our country. Politics refers to the set of public affairs, it poses challenges that affect every activity and person at domestic and international levels in a globalized world. It is essential to have information, knowledge and skills provided by this program in order to understand and act in this scenario, in accordance with the institutionalized and democratic frameworks.

About University

The Pontifical Catholic University of Peru is the oldest private university in Peru, founded in 1917 by the priest Jorge Dintilhac. It reaches its centenary, occupying the first place in the national sphere and one of the first positions in Latin America.

This positioning is a recognition of the quality of its teaching, research, social responsibility, contribution to culture, and undeniable academic and institutional leadership, possible thanks to the permanent effort of our entire university community.

The PUCP offers 52 majors spread over our 16 faculties. In addition, have a Business School called Centrum PUCP where a large amount of valuable postgraduate programs are taught.

The PUCP offers to its entire community and foreign students the possibility of internationalizing their university and research experiences through its programs and agreements with educational institutions in different countries.

The PUCP's goal is to promote research activities to generate new knowledge, technological development and provide solutions to problems and questions of a scientific nature. For this reason, it promotes quality research at all levels of academic training, from general studies to postgraduate studies. It has more than 22 research centers and laboratories.

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