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Politieke Wetenschappen aan de Universiteit Antwerpen

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  • Guido Dierickx

Abstract

A political science program at the licenciate level is currently offered by the Department of the Political and the Social Sciences at the Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen (UIA). It was able to do so with the cooperation of staff-members of other departments and other institutes of the University of Antwerp. The prÓgram is mainly focused on international polities and more specifically on European integration, North-South and East-West relations, as seen from the perspective of Belgian and West-European policy-makers. lts methodology is multidisciplinary and encompasses politological and juridical as well as historical and economical perspectives.  In the wake of the first encouraging from the student population, the Department has decided to strenghten further this Political Science branch of its program. It intends to invest more in full-time academie personnel and to add some more theoretical background courses to the present courses which emphasize mainly practical knowledge. Last but not least, it has initiated what it hopes shall be a new tradition of empirical research into the political culture and behaviour of international and supranational policy makers.

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Dierickx, G., (1990) “Politieke Wetenschappen aan de Universiteit Antwerpen”, Res Publica 32(1), p.147-156. doi: https://doi.org/10.21825/rp.v32i1.18856

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30 Mar 1990
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