Prerequisites & Registration

If you want to start your Master's degree at the IPZ, the following applies:

Prerequisites

  • Completed bachelor's degree in Political Science of at least 60 ECTS.
  • Certificates that qualify for admission (matriculation, bachelor, etc.).
  • Full application.

If you have a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, you will be admitted without any restrictions. The only possible exception is a methods course, if we find gaps in your training in this area. See also the page restrictions (TODO).

Further information on application and registration can be found on the pages of the Faculty of Philosophy (German only).

Application deadlines

  • Spring semester: 30 November
  • Fall semester: 30 April
  • Students with a Swiss Bachelor's degree can register until 31 January and 31 July respectively. A fee of 400 Swiss francs is compulsory for late registration.

Here you will find an overview of rules and guidelines (German only). Further information about our MA studies in Political Science can be found in the navigation on the left.