Friedensau Adventist University

Development Studies (On-Campus or Оnlinе)

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Development Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Cultural Studies, Healthcare Management, Sustainability, Peace & Conflict Studies, Migration Studies, Global & European Studies, International Relations
English only
Winter semester: 31 Mar/31 Aug
Application Deadlines
2 - 3 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 1999 - € 2793
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at University
Study mode:
Flexible (online or on-campus)
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
2-years program On-Campus: 11,172 € in total, i.e. 2,793 € per semester plus a 380 € registration fee each semester 3-years program Online: 11,994 € in total, i.e. 1,999 € per semester plus a 200 € registration fee each semеstеr

Seven Reasons to choose this Master's Program

Become an expert in development studies
During this master’s program, students complete modules in Development Industry, Sustainability, Development Economics, Poverty Analysis, Global Public Health, International Peace and Conflict Studies, Planning, Management and Evaluation of Development Projects, and Migration, among many others.
Continue your career path in different areas of development
Graduates of this master’s program successfully work in the fields of Development Cooperation and Project Planning, among many others.
Study at Friedensau Adventist University for a unique experience (on-campus program)
A nature-close campus with all facilities easily accessible, fostering mutual trust between students and lecturers, and offering a plethora of spiritual, cultural, artistic, and sporting activities. → More Info
Study while you work (online program)
The target group of this master’s program is professionals already working in development, international cooperation, and related fields who desire to have the flexibility of an online program to continue working while they study. → More Info
Flexibility: Study completely online or on Campus in Friedensau, Germany
The program offers students the unique opportunity to choose two study options: study completely online over three years or complete two years on Campus in Friedensau, Germany and take part in an internship at an international development organisation.
Take part in an internship at an international development organization
An important part of this study program is the participation in internships at international development organizations in the areas of development cooperation or humanitarian aid, where students acquire vital practical skills that will be highly valued in their future careers.
Expand your academic skills during the master’s thesis
While writing their master’s thesis, students are accompanied by highly trained supervisors and get relevant methodological training that will serve them in their future careers.

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