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University of Potsdam

Potsdam

National and International Administration and Policy

Subjects: National and International Administration and Policy,National and International,Administration,Policy

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
292 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
2,690 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
01.12

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.06.

Course description

During your studies in political and administrative science, you'll dive into core topics from an international and comparative perspective. You'll focus on theoretical foundations, in-depth studies, and empirical projects using both qualitative and quantitative methods. These areas include administration, public policy, management, and governance. You'll build and expand your knowledge of governance modes, public administration, and the structure and development of political systems in the 21st century. You'll also explore the role of civil society interest groups in national and inter- or supranational contexts, gaining a deeper understanding of the legal framework that underpins these areas. Elective modules allow you to set your own priorities. You can focus on state and administrative modernization, such as administrative reforms, digitalization in state and administration, global crisis management, policy field analysis, and democracy research. Additionally, you'll enhance your skills in research methodology and research work. This comprehensive approach ensures you are well-prepared for a career in political and administrative science.

Program Information

Study Location Potsdam
Start Semester Summer, 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 2,690 EUR
Cost per Semester 292 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
01.12
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.06.

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Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 7.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 95

UNIcert® III or IV certificate TOEFL® Internet-Based Test (iBT) or TOEFL iBT Home Edition with at least 95 points Cambridge English C1 Advanced (CAE) with at least 180 points IELTS “Academic” or IELTS Online with at least 7 points in every test component Proof of completion of a program of study at a recognized university with English as the exclusive language of instruction. Suitable certificates or documents to prove an English-language program of study include the degree certificate, a transcript of records, a diploma supplement, regulations concerning access to and conduct of studies, or comparable evidence. Certificate of the higher education entrance qualification obtained for an Englishlanguage course of education in a country that has English as an official language Pearson Test of English - PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online with at least 76 points Cambridge English C2 Proficiency (CPE)

Qualification Requirements

Generally, a prerequisite for admission to the Master's program is having the first professional academic degree, e.g. a Bachelor's degree. Your first degree should be in a subject relevant to the Master's program, e.g. in the political, administrative or social sciences. During your studies you should have acquired knowledge in the core areas of political / administrative science as well as in social science methodology.

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