LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Political Science

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) preferably in political science or in a related subject.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
IELTS
min 6.5
TOEFL iBT
min 95
TOEFL pBT
min 600
DAAD Language Certificate
min C1
UNIcert
min III Pass with Part 1 and 2
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Cambridge
min C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher)
BULATS
min 75
TOEIC
min 945
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by ICFE International Certificate in Financial English - C1 Pass with merit or C1 Pass, IELC International Legal English Certificate - C1 Pass with merit or C1 Pass, proving the citizenship of a country whose official language is English (e.g. USA, Great Britain, Canada), among others.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester:
Summer semester: The deadline indicated is for the Double Master Degree Option Stockholm. If you prefer the Master in Political Science and Double Master Degree Option Barcelona, the deadline is May 15th. International students also have to apply to the International Office of the LMU, for which the deadline is July 15th.

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


You will need to attach the following documents to your online application:

  1. curriculum vita in tabular form.
  2. A copy of the leaving certificate from your first academic degree course with the details of all your examination results ("transcript of records") and the official grade point average, if available. In the event that you do not yet have the first-degree leaving certificate at the time of your application, please include a "transcript of records" with the seal and signature of the responsible examination office and with the grade record of five semesters of study in your major subject.
  3. Proof of English language skills with an uncertified copy (see language requirements).
  4. Only for double master degree options: It is recommended to hand in a letter of motivation in English stating the candidate's interest in following the double master degree option (400 to 600 words).

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website