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Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Munich

Political Science

Subjects: Political Science,Politics

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
85 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.02.

Course description

The Geschwister-Scholl-Institute of Political Science offers a Master of Arts (M.A.) program in political science, spanning four semesters. This master’s degree is consecutive, meaning it builds on a bachelor’s degree in political science. It’s designed for students who have already completed an undergraduate program of at least six semesters. The program must be completed within seven semesters. Instruction is in English. The curriculum includes a variety of study subjects and program names, ensuring a comprehensive education in political science. This structure supports students in deepening their understanding and expertise in the field. The institute fosters an inclusive and supportive environment, aiming to help students achieve their academic and professional goals.

Program Information

Study Location Munich
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 85 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.02.

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Language Requirements

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Unceritifed copy of proof of English language skills. The minimum acceptable level is C1. Proof of English language skills may be provided in any form that demonstrates that you have attained the minimum acceptable level of C1 on the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Qualification Requirements

The admission procedure is carried out in accordance with our admission regulations. In order to be accepted into our master degree programme in political science, you must fulfil three criteria: You must have obtained a grade point average of 2.0 or better in your first degree. If you are an international student, please convert your grade with the Bavarian formular; You must have obtained at least 90 ECTS in political science classes in your first degree, in particular in the areas political theory, political systems and international relations. If you are an international student, 90 ECTS amounts to roughly half of your courses in your first degree; You must have obtained at least 9 ECTS in empirical research method classes (quantitiative or qualitative). If you are an international student, 9 ECTS amounts to roughly 5% of courses in your first degree. Foreign applications, who have neither a German higher education entrance qualification, nor a first university degree taken in Germany, are required to submit an additional application to the International Office. Deadline for the application to the International Office is July 15, 2024.

Document Requirements

Curriculum vitae in tabular form; Copy of the leaving certificate from your first academic degree programme with the details of all your examination results ("transcript of records") and the official grade point average. If you do not yet have the first degree leaving certificate at the time of your application, please include an up-to-date transcript of records with the seal and stamp of the responsible examination office and the grade point average of your studies thus far; Unceritifed copy of proof of English language skills. The minimum acceptable level is C1. Proof of English language skills may be provided in any form that demonstrates that you have attained the minimum acceptable level of C1 on the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Please refer to our list of accepted tests; Only for Double Masters Degree with Stockholm University: a letter of motivation in English stating your interest in the double master degree with Stockholm University (400 to 600 words). Only for Double Masters Degree with Universitat Pompeu Fabra: in addition to your application at LMU Munich, please note that you must submit a separate application to the University of Barcelona.

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