The Department of Political Studies at Bar-Ilan University, considered one of the best in Israel, has acquired an international reputation in its field thanks to the quality of it's faculty, the wide variety of courses and programs and the high level of students and graduates. The department offers four undergraduate courses, some of which allow students to combine their studies with other departments.

Studies in the department focus on Western democracies, other forms of government, international relations, political theory, public administration and policy, Israeli and international politics and military issues and strategies. Political science course can be expanded to specialize in military, national security strategy, including military history of the Middle East.

Undergraduate studies in the Department of Political Studies enriches the student by exposing them to all the major research areas and institutions, political processes so they can implement the theories learned in everyday life and in their future after graduation.