Institute/Department: Institute of International Studies and Political Science
Level of education: magister, master, MA
Type of training: full-time training
Qualification: Political Scientist
Study area: Social Science
Duration of programme: 4 semesters, 120 credits
Location of the programme: Hungary, Budapest, Sophianum (H-1088 Budapest, Mikszáth Kálmán square 1.)
Curriculum of the programme (2022-2023)
Available in the framework of the following scholarship programmes:
- Stipendium Hungaricum (full-time training)
- Scholarship for Christian Young People (full-time training)
- Diaspora Scholarship (full-time training)

Short description of the programme:

MA in Political Science focuses on both practical and theoretical issues. Among the strengthens of the program will be mentioned political philosophy; religion and politics; political communication; research methodology; economics; comparative studies. The 4-semester program requires a 2-week training, two certificates of language proficiency; and a thesis. An optional English language training course for free is highly recommended.

Admission requirements:

- Academic requirements: any BA degree from the following social sciences: Political Science, International Relations, Social studies; or BA in Public Administration.
- Language requirements: English language competency at level B2 or higher.
  Requirements and accepted foreign language tests: B2 →

Entrance exam:

All applicants will take part in an entrance exam prior to acceptance to the programme.
The oral interview measures general aptitude, foreign language skills, sufficient background knowledge and student's motivation.


Thesis and final exam: