List of Compulsory Courses and Elective Courses
 
Core Courses in Political Science
13 courses x 6 ECTS + 2 courses x 8 ECTS = 94 ECTS
 
1. SPS 151 Introduction to Political Science
2. SPS 152 Comparative Politics
3. SPS 153 International Relations
4. SPS 154 Political Theory
5. SPS 155 Foreign Policy
6. SPS 156 European Integration
7. SPS 157 Political Analysis and Methodology (8 ects)
8. SPS 232 Gender, Power and Politics
9. SPS 251 The Political System of Cyprus
10. SPS 261 Comparing Political Systems
11. SPS 266 Political System of the European Union
12. SPS 269 Basic Principals of Political Economy (8 ects)
13. SPS 281 Contemporary Political Thought
14. SPS 314 Political Sociology
15. SPS 377 Power and Legitimation in International Politics
 
Support and Specialization Courses
15 courses x 6 ECTS = 90 ECTS + THESIS Ι & II 12 ECTS = 102 ECTS or 17 courses x 6 ECTS = 102 ECTS
 
International Relations:
1. SPS 263 Greek-Turkish Relations
2. SPS 268 Cyprus Foreign Policy
3. SPS 272 International Organizations
4. SPS 274 Human Rights
5. SPS 275 The U.N.O. System
6. SPS 280 Gender Conflict and Peace
7. SPS 373 The Cyprus Problem
8. SPS 376 Conflict Resolution
9. SPS 393 International Relations Theories
10. SPS 451 Special Issues in International Relations
11. SPS 453 Strategy and War
12. SPS 454 Global security
13. SPS 455 Special Issues in Foreign Policy
14. SPS 456 Global Commons
15. SPS 464 Ethics of International Relations
16. SPS 467 Gender and International Organizations
17. SPS 457 Democratization
18. SPS 465 Public Diplomacy
 
European Union:
1. SPS 361 Cyprus and the European Union
2. SPS 362 Politics of the European Union
3. SPS 364 Europe and the Mediterranean
4. SPS 396 European Foreign and Security Policy
5. SPS 461 European Union Special Issues
6. SPS 466 The European Union as a Global Power
7. SPS 463 Hegemony, Crisis and the European Union
 
Comparative Politics:
1. SPS 267 Comparative Politics of Developing Nations
2. SPS 278 Comparative Media Politics
3. SPS 279 Comparative public policy
4. SPS 360 Globalization
5. SPS 370 The Clientelist State
6. SPS 378 Economy and Politics
7. SPS 383 Political Parties and Elections
8. SPS 386 Right-wing radicalism
9. SPS 387 Radical and Revolutionary Left
10. SPS 388 Environmental Politics
11. SPS 390 Parties, politics and democracy in Southern Europe
12. SPS 452 Special Topics in Comparative Politics
13. SPS 394 Politics in Authoritarian Regimes
 
Political Theory:
1. SPS 256 Law and Politics
2. SPS 265 Ancient Greek Political Thought
3. SPS 276 Hellenistic Political Thought
4. SPS 277 Medieval Political Thought
5. SPS 282 Political Ideologies
6. SPS 365 Plato’s Political Thought
7. SPS 366 Social Contract Theories
8. SPS 367 Theories of Political Justice
9. SPS 368 Hegel’s Political Thought
10. SPS 380 Natural Rights Theory
11. SPS 381 Theories of Liberalism
12. SPS 382 Contemporary Political Theory
13. SPS 384 Enlightenment Political Thought
14. SPS 385 Utopian Socialism and Marxism
15. SPS 389 Politics and the Arts
16. SPS 391 Marx’s political thought
17. SPS 468 Critical Theory
18. SPS 481 Special Issues in Political Theory
 
SPS 450 Practical Training (12 ECTS)
(Optional participation in the Practical Training internships of the department during summer months.)

Degree Thesis:
1. SPS 498 Political Science Degree Thesis I (6 ECTS)
2. SPS 499 Political Science Degree Thesis II (6ECTS)
(Thesis is optional and is completed during the fourth year of studies. A general average grade of 7.0 is required for writing a thesis. Instead of writing a thesis, a student can take two courses from "Support and Specialization Courses”.)