Application deadline: February: for all graduates of foreign universities, April: for all graduates of Swiss universities/colleges
Tuition fee:
  • € 700 / Year (EEA)
  • € 700 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 90 ECTS
Duration full-time: 15 months
  • French
  • English
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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The programme offers four concentrations, which consist partly of courses in two thematic areas that are taken during the first year and are mandatory for students in the relevant concentration. Students may also do a work placement.

Possible concentrations: * Public action and multilevel governance

* Political mobilisation and communication

* Political theory; citizenship, justice and democracy

* International relations

Career opportunitiesAMaster in Political Science leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad in:

* Banking and insurance
* Print, audio-visual and electronic media
* Communications
* Public relations
* Human resources
* Public administration at the Swiss federal, cantonal or local level
* International organisations
* NGOs
* Civil society
* Academic research and teaching


* Required courses, 8 credits

Surveys; comparative methods; qualitative methods, etc.

* Thematic courses, 52 credits

Possible work placement

* Dissertation, 30 credits


Level of French required * Eliminatory general test for non-Francophones

Admission criteria * A Bachelor in Political Science, a Bachelor with at least 60 credits in political science or an equivalent degree in another field, upon completion of 60 credits of supplementary courses.

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