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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 13k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 13k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 15 四月 2020
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 2039pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 year

    Application deadlines: January 30, 2020 for master’s studies with financial aid; April 15, 2020 for self-financing master’s candidates who require a study visa; August 14, 2020 for self-financing master’s candidates who do not require a study visa

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    MA in Political Science / 1 year / 2 years

    Our international curriculum helps you develop a critical understanding of the challenges contemporary political communities and their citizens face. We move across borders and disciplines to give you a comparative perspective and hands-on, transferable skills. To gain an even more comprehensive picture, you can join cross-country research projects and apply for research grants and travel funds to attend conferences.

    Our program comes in two formats, with the one-year version offering a more intensive study experience. The two-year version is an ideal stepping stone for PhD research and training, thanks to a more extensive research period. Students with three-year and four-year bachelor’s degrees in the social sciences and related disciplines are eligible to apply for the latter.

    What you will study

    • Research methodology
    • Comparative politics 
    • Political economics
    • Political theory

    What you can specialize in

    • Comparative politics
    • Comparative European politics
    • Constitutional politics
    • Electoral politics
    • Political communication
    • Political economy
    • Political research methodology and social analysis
    • Post-communist politics
    • Public policy
    • Social and political theory


    • Completed online application form: www.ceu.edu/apply
    • Proof of English proficiency
    • Letters of recommendation
    • CV
    • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in political science, economics, sociology, history, law or a related field
    • Statement of purpose
    • Essay on an issue or problem in political science
    • Writing sample(s)

    Fund your studies

    In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country. In 2018-2019, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing. Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.

    Study in Vienna

    Apply now and be among the first to study at our new campus in Vienna! Did you know that the Austrian capital has been ranked as the world's “most livable city” for ten years in a row? Find out more about CEU in Vienna at www.ceu.edu/vienna.

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