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

Courses focus on the politics of democracies and non-democracies, Israeli politics, international relations, political theory, public administration and policy,  and strategic and military studies. Many courses also concern the relationship between identity, culture, religion and politics. The Political Science degree can be expanded to include a specialization in national security, and strategic studies, including courses focused on  the Middle East.

Undergraduate studies in the Department of Political Studies enriches the student through exposure to all the major research areas in the field and helps students to develop many skills  that will prove valuable in the workplace. .