Master of Peace Research and International Relations

University of Tübingen    Masters Programmes

Full time October MA 2 years
Politics & Government (30)

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The Master of Peace Research and International Relations (MAPIR) programme at the University of Tübingen in Germany offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the study of peace, conflict, and international relations. With a strong emphasis on research-based learning, the curriculum equips students with theoretical and methodological foundations in four key modules. What sets MAPIR apart is its flexibility, allowing students to choose their own specializations from a wide range of elective modules, including international law and peace education. Graduates of this programme have gone on to successful careers in diplomacy, NGOs, research, and more. Applicants should hold a BA degree in a related field and have a good command of English.

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The “Master Peace Research and International Relations" - MAPIR - focuses on studying peace, conflict and international relations at the University of Tübigen in Germany. It is designed as a consecutive and research-oriented degree programme. In addition to academic teaching, the programme offers study trips, lecture series as well as workshops with experts who work for international organisations, NGOs, and think tanks.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a BA degree or an equivalent degree in Political Science, International Relations or a related subject with a grade of at least 2.5 in the German grading system. Applicants with other academic backgrounds should have achieved at least 60 ECTS in Political Science during their Bachelor’s studies.

Students have to provide proof of their knowledge of English at the level of Level B2/C1. As proof are accepted e.g. TOEFL ibt (score: 79), TOEFL pbt (score: 550), IELTS (score: 6.5 overall band). For other options please visit our website.


General fee: 158.30€ per semester.

Additional fee for international students who are not citizens of an EU/EEA member state: 1,500€ + 158.30€ per semester.

Additional fee for students already having completed another M.A. degree in Germany: 650€ + 158.30€ per semester.

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