University of Tübingen

Peace Research and International Relations

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Peace and Conflict Studies, International Relations
English only
Winter semester: 31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Free / € 1500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in political science, international relations, or a related subject.

It is recommended that applicants have achieved at least 60 ECTS in political science during their bachelor's studies. If your bachelor's degree is not in political and/or social sciences and/or international relations, your transcript of records should indicate the required amount of ECTS.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

A grade of at least "good" (2.5, upper second class or equivalent). The final grades of international applicants will be converted into the German grading system.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min 79
min 550
min 6.5
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With a score of at least 176 (grade B).
min III
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language skills can also be proven by a German HZB (eg Abiturzeugnis, Fachhochschulreife) that states the grade for a regular subject English, which has been taken at least since year 7 (the last grade or score must be at least "good"), a certified secondary school degree obtained in English and in a country whose official language (or one of its official languages) is English, or a certified university degree of at least three years' study duration where the language of studies has been English.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

During the application process, you will be asked to upload the following documents. Please make sure that you have them at hand to successfully complete your application.

  1. Proof of higher education entrance qualification.
  2. Bachelor's degree certificate.
  3. A complete transcript of records with a final grade or calculated grade average.
  4. CV in tabular format.
  5. Motivational letter (1-2 pages, in English).
  6. Proof of English language qualification (for all applicants whose first language is not English, see language requirements).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website