Political science is about studying politics and international relations. Our department studies both domestic political phenomena (individuals and groups, nation and society, government and governance, human rights/equality/welfare/community) and international political phenomena (international relations in security, diplomacy, trade, international organizations and NGOs). In order to better respond to global developments, specialized courses by country (US, Japan, China, Russia etc.), by region (Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa etc.) and by theme (international law, negotiations, conflicts, security and terrorism) are also available.