Connect with School of Politics, International Studies & Philosophy
The School of Politics, International Studies and Philosophy (PISP) at Queen’s is one of the leading centres in the UK for world-class research in these areas. With 36 full-time academics, PISP is also one of the largest institutional centres for the study of these subjects in UK and Ireland.
The school has a range of distinctive research strengths: Philosophy; Political Theory; Contemporary Irish Political History; European Politics; International Politics, Comparative Ethnic Conflict. In each of these areas, important and pioneering work has been published by members of the School (with leading academic presses and in journals with high international standing), and major projects of research are ongoing in all of these fields.