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International Political Economy


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Many global issues require you to combine economics and political science. In this Master's specialisation you will integrate both perspectives and get a grip on international policy.
You will learn to go beyond the surface of daily news and to disentangle deeper global structures of economic growth and the distribution of wealth and power that underlie today's governance problems. We challenge you to not only understand and explain 'the world', but to view and assess it from the perspectives of different stakeholders, while understanding the social and economic structures and institutions enabling or hindering them in pursuing their objectives.

The programme consists of seven courses in the field of international political economy and a Master's thesis in which you will specialise further either in Economics or Political Science.

After graduation, you'll have the skills and knowledge for job positions at international firms, political parties, national ministries, market authorities, banks, the European Parliament and the European Commission.

You can apply for this specialisation in Economics or in Political Science. Depending on this, you will graduate with a MSc in either Political Science or in Economics. The diploma supplement accompanying your degree certificate will state that you have followed the International Political Economy specialisation.




Master of Science


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530


Application requirements

To be admitted you will need a Bachelor's degree in Economics (or related) with at least 18 EC in Political Science, 6 of which in International Relations (2nd year or higher), or a Bachelor's degree in Political Science (or related) with at least 18 EC in Economics, 6 of which in International Economics (2nd year or higher).

Language requirements

Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
IELTS overall band
TOEFL internet based

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Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Sep '24 1 Apr '24
1 Sep '25 1 Sep '25 1 Apr '25


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