alma logoThe Department of Political and Social Science DSPS of the Alma Mater Studiorum-University of Bologna is a key reference point in the field of the political and social studies. It embraces the University of Bologna’s heritage in political and social science scholarship and teaching and collects these fields in a wider, new unit.

The DSPS has played a key role in determining University of Bologna’s success in 2017 QS World University Rankings: Politics and International Affairs (Top 100); Social Policy (Top 100; Sociology (top 150), Communication, Cultural and Media Studies (Top 150). Recently, the DSPS has also won the “excellence department” award by the Ministry of Education. The DSPS relies on 8 research centers ( and the MigLab-Studies on Migration is active in the field of migration (

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