The Rohatyn Center

Through a diverse set of programs and events, the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs reaches across boundaries of language, culture, and geography to engage students’ capacities for rigorous analysis and independent thought in a rapidly changing world.

Study Abroad

Majors in political science often spend a year or semester abroad. A good place to start is with the Study Abroad Guidelines and Recommended Programs

The Study Abroad Office can provide more information on these opportunities. Many political science students participate in activities sponsored by the Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs.

Washington Semester

Another related program in which political science majors may choose to participate is the Washington Semester exchange with American University. Contact the the Study Abroad Office for information regarding this option.


The Center for Careers and Internships has information on opportunities in the fields of government, law, and public policy as well as general information about securing internships and finding funding.

Pre-Law Club

The Pre-Law Club is for students interested in law school. They should feel free to consult with Professor Murray Dry, ext. 5305, Munroe 221.

Graduate Study

Students wishing to pursue graduate study in the discipline may wish to consult the U.S. News ranking of graduate schools in political science.


Nationally competitive fellowships provide undergraduates and young alumni with funding for graduate education, postgraduate research, and self-designed projects, or funds for undergraduate support and summer enrichment. Visits the fellowships office for detailed and up-to-date information. 

Scholarly Work

Those interested in publishing their work could consider submitting to the Michigan Journal of Political Science, published by University of Michigan undergraduate students.

Also of interest is the home page of the American Political Science Association.

Library and Technology