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Find MA Degrees in Social Sciences in Switzerland

A master's degree is an academic degree granted to individuals who have undergone study demonstrating a mastery or high-order overview of a specific field of study or area of professional practice.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

Master of Arts (MA) in Social Sciences in Switzerland

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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS)

The MACIS is a research-oriented graduate program in political science, offered by the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), one of the leading politica ... [+]

The MACIS is a research-oriented graduate program in political science, offered by the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS), one of the leading political science research centers in Europe. The CIS is a joint institution of ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. The 2013 Leiden Ranking placed ETH Zurich at the very top in the social sciences and humanities in Europe.

The MACIS is a 90-ECTS program and takes 3-4 semesters to complete. The curriculum concentrates on questions of democracy, political violence, political economy, and sustainable development. All courses are taught in English by a team of internationally renowned professors.

With small class sizes of no more than 15-20, MACIS students benefit from close student-faculty interaction and an intellectually stimulating environment. Admission is on a competitive basis.... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
September 2019
Full time
3 - 4 
Campus
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University of Business and International Studies Geneva (UBIS)

The UBIS Master Program of Arts in International Relations has been designed to prepare students for a successful international career in public and private sectors, meet ... [+]

Master of Arts in International Relations – Online

Want to obtain the knowledge and skills needed today by top International Relations (IR) professionals? Looking to attend an international university without the cost of relocation? Why not enroll in UBIS- the University of Business and International Studies, Online Master of Arts in International Relations (Online MA-IR)?

Program OUTLINE:

The objective is to have highly qualified international professionals by providing them with both broad vision and practical skills. While the traditional IR courses focus on history and theory, UBIS is aware that the people we train for our programs will be taking active part in such organizations and as such are also in need of certain business background in order to manage the offices and projects that are part of the daily life and routine of UN and other International workers. Therefore the UBIS IR programs at the graduate level focus on creating a well-rounded person ready to take on such duties at the end of the student's studies.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full time
Part time
12 - 15 
Online
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University of Business and International Studies Geneva (UBIS)

The UBIS MA-IR program was developed by leading professors in Geneva, Switzerland and allows students to observe and get in touch with Multilateral Organizations, UN and ... [+]

The UBIS MA-IR program was developed by leading professors in Geneva, Switzerland and allows students to observe and get in touch with Multilateral Organizations, UN and its branches, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Non-Profit Associations, or Humanitarian Agencies. The program is ideal for those who want to obtain the knowledge and skills needed today by top International Relations (IR) professionals. What’s more, our on-ground students benefit from our Geneva facilities and international lifestyle: live and learn in the very heart of international affairs, international organizations and diplomatic headquarters.

MA-IR Testimonials

“I chose this program, because I was looking for International affairs, diplomacy and several cultural issues.” - Dina M., Swiss, Master in International Relations... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full time
Part time
15 - 24 
Campus
Online
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Moscow State Institute Of International Relations, MGIMO

The two-year Master's Degree Programme in International Affairs. M.A. programme at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with ne ... [+]

Programme Profile

The two-year Master's Degree Programme in International Affairs. M.A. programme at MGIMO University is designed to provide both Russian and international students with necessary skills required for employment in international organizations. The curriculum best serves those students who are willing to become directly involved in politics, government or political organizations. Courses are designed to help graduates embrace their role as global citizens who are able and willing to be part of an international, multicultural environment.

The Governance and Global Affairs M.A. programme may be especially useful for applicants interested in Russian domestic politics, state and legal systems, economics and international relations. At least some command of Russian is recommended but not required. Students from countries other than Russia will attend courses in the Russian language – 10 academic hours per week. The Programme provides extensive teaching of doing business in Russia, various aspects of Russian political culture, key political processes and conflicts.... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
September 2019
Full time
Campus
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Geneva School of Diplomacy and International Relations

The MIR at the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations (GSD) offers you a rigorous multidisciplinary curriculum, which combines the study of Internationa ... [+]

MA in International Relations (MIR)

Professionally-Oriented and Relevant for Future Practitioners

The MIR at the Geneva School of Diplomacy & International Relations (GSD) offers you a rigorous multidisciplinary curriculum, which combines the study of International Relations and Diplomacy, International Law, and Political Economy.

The MIR programme provides students with a unique opportunity to combine academic coursework with a professionally geared internship within Geneva's diplomatic community. This is an ideal way for students to gain practical experience and apply theoretical knowledge to real-world issues. The courses embrace various disciplinary traditions as the curriculum is taught by faculty with varied backgrounds, including diplomacy, political science, law, and history. Entry requirementsApplicants must hold a Bachelor degree. Whilst we accept applications from all varieties of undergraduate majors, a prior degree in international relations, history, social sciences, etc. would be an ideal preparation to commence your MIR studies at GSD.As the language of instruction is English, you must submit proof of your language proficiency.Application procedureGraduation requirements... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
February 2020
Full time
Campus
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