About the School of Government

The School of Government is one of the leading UK and international centres for politics, international relations, international development, and European studies. The School brings together academic staff, research staff and doctoral students across a number of areas of study within the Social Sciences:

With a population of more than 28,000 students including 4,000 international students from over 150 countries, Birmingham is one of the largest international student communities in the UK.

We support International Students by familiarising them with the UK educational system and helping them to develop their academic English.

Athena Swan Bronze Award (Gender Charter)

The School of Government at the University of Birmingham was awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in 2019.