Universität Hamburg

Peace and Security Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Sociology, Law, Political Sciences
English & German
Winter semester:  15 Mar
Application Deadlines
1 Year (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

5 reasons why to choose this Study Program

A unique master’s program
This one of a kind program in Germany teaches important knowledge about international peace and security policy, combined with a broader view from other areas such as international law, peacekeeping and conflict, peace research in the natural sciences, peace ethics, and political security economics.
Brilliant career prospects
After completing this master’s program, you’ll have the skills required to continue an academic career in research or teaching in the field of peace and security. This program will prepare you to work in national and international organizations, public administrations, professional associations, private companies, and the media.
Gain practical experience
During the second semester of this program, you can spend several months at one of the partner institutes (KoFrieS - Cooperation Network for Peace, Research and Security Policy) conducting praxis-oriented research or writing your master’s thesis.
Study at a “University of Excellence”
Universität Hamburg is one of Germany’s largest universities and the largest education and research institution in northern Germany. The university was successful in the Excellence Strategy of the Federal and State Governments and was chosen as one of ten “Universities of Excellence”.
Benefit from field trips to main German and international institutions
As part of the program, students take part in field trips to different institutions such as the Bundestag in Berlin, the OSCE in Vienna, or the European Parliament in Brussels.

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