The Department of Political Sciences is the profile department of the Political Science Study Department and the European Studies Study Program in Bachelor, Master, and European Studies at PhD. degree and the Public Policy study Program at Master's degree program in full time form. The aim of the Department is to research the issues of politics, political systems and international relations as well as European issues. The Department publishes the reviewed scientific journal Slovak revue of political science.
The Department cooperates with specialized departments abroad, especially with Charles University in Prague, Jana Kochanowskiego University in Kielce, with Palacky University in Olomouc and with local partner universities, especially with Pavel Jozef Šafárik University in Košice and Konstantin Filozof University in Nitra.