SPIRe is a dynamic, multi-faceted and highly-international school offering exciting and professionally-valuable programmes of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Our academic staff are engaged in cutting-edge research on a wide variety of political issues, including ethno-political conflict, human rights, and Ireland's role in the European Union, to name just a few. The School is also home to four research centres: the UN-linked Centre for Sustainable Development Solutions, the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, the Institute for British-Irish Studies and the Centre for Connected Politics.