The School of Political Science, Government and International Affairs at Tel Aviv University was founded in 1964 and hosts a vibrant community of scholars, students and alumni. Our research and teaching is dedicated to understanding and explaining politics. Courses in the department cover a broad range of areas including comparative politics, international relations, political theory, political behavior, and political economy. Our students benefit from rigorous training and from the department's commitment to providing an open and collaborative learning environment. We strive to prepare our students for active and informed citizenship, as well as to provide them with skills for a wide range of professional careers that require systematic analytic thinking and knowledge of advanced research methods.