Introduction

The Department of International Studies and History in consonance with its mission statement is committed to groom socially concerned and politically conscious citizens and effective public policy experts. The introduction of MA in International Studies in 2014 provided a new dimension to the Department, which created an impetus for the teaching and research of the complex forces that determine the shape of the 21st century on politics in all its magnitudes; international, comparative, theoretical and empirical.

VISION:

To become a globally recognized center for Excellence with a critical understanding of the past and present, towards constructing a comprehensive future.

MISSION:

Mission of the department is to groom socially concerned and politically conscious citizens and effective public policy experts with a strong grounding in interdisciplinary approaches by providing a platform for critical analysis, experimentation and discovery.

Overview

The Department of International Studies and History is part of the School of Law, CHRIST (Deemed to be University). Uniting the departments of Political Science and History, the Programme ensued the creation of a new full-fledged department, under the designation of the Department of International Studies and History.
The Department offers two undergraduate programmes in History Economics and Political Science (HEP) and Economics, Political Science and Sociology (EPS).


These programmes introduce students to the theory and practice for Political Science and International Relations. It provides a platform to understand and analyse issues of power, authority and governance.  Studying and discussing the key questions that confront academics and practitioners can help students become better citizens while enhancing their analytical and communication skills. The experienced faculty of the department create several opportunities for the students to explore the wide array of issues that arise in politics today and help students hone their skills of enquiry and research.