In line with the university's vision of being a world class centre of academic excellence, the Departiment has since the year 2002, established and maintained a number of international and local linkages.

1. Collaboration With Kenya School Of Government, Nairobi

The Department of political science and Public Administartion in collaboration with the Kenya School of Governmnet, Nairobi, offers a two-year Master of Public Administration Degree Program (MPA).

2. Collaboration With National Intelligence Academy (nia)

The Department of Political Science and Public Administration in collaboration with the National Intelligence Academy (NIA) of the Republic of Kenya, offers  a Post-graduate Diploma in Strategic and Security studies since December, 2006. The programmes are offered at the the National Intelligence Academy which is accredited to the University of Nairobi, while the Department of Political Science and Public Administration provides lecturers for the courses and processes examinations for the programmes. The programme graduated its first lot of thirty-nine (39) students in December, 2006 at the University of Nairobi.

3. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

4. Africa Development Bank (ADB)

5. Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

6. National Defence College (NDC)

7. Defence Staff College (DSC)

8. Ministry Of Foreign Affairs (MFA)