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Study Comparative Politics in Germany: 6 Universities with 6 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Comparative Politics is an insightful field that analyzes and compares political systems, institutions, and processes across different countries and regions. This discipline delves into understanding how different political systems function, the role of governments, and the impact of various political structures on policy outcomes. Students explore themes such as democracy and authoritarianism, political development, and public policy in a comparative context. The curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and methodological skills to assess political dynamics and governance models globally. Graduates often pursue careers in international organizations, government, academia, or policy analysis, equipped to address complex political challenges with a nuanced, comparative perspective.

Overview

masters
6

Study Programs in English

universities
6

Universities

ranking
4

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (3 programs for EU citizens, 2 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 3,563 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 31 and July 31

Summer Semester

between and

View all 6 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Comparative Politics

#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168

Tuition Fees

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1
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3 English Degree Programs for Comparative Politics in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
33.3% local admission restriction (local NC)
66.7% no admission restriction
0% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

83.3% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
16.7% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Comparative Politics in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

Program Features

4-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

100%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Comparative Politics

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Europa-Universität Flensburg

public University · No. of Students: 6,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Friedensau Adventist University

run by church (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 250

Program Fees: € 2,671

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Goethe University Frankfurt

public University · No. of Students: 43,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Konstanz

public University · No. of Students: 11,000

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Münster

public University · No. of Students: 44,000

Program Fees: € 633 - € 3,563

M.A. (Master of Arts)

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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