MA second minor in Political Science (15 CP)

Attention! An enrollment in the second minor 15 ECTS in Political Science is possible for the last time in spring semester 2017. The enrollment is then closed. Registered students can finish the program.

General information

The Master of Arts (MA) minor (15 CP) in Political Science allows students to improve their skills in Social Sciences and gives an introduction into the state of art research in selected fields of Political Science.

The rules of the Cantonal Regulations (German only), the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Arts (German only), and the Regulations and Guidelines of the IPZ (German only) are effective. Please read these documents thoroughly. The following guidance serves as further explanation.

To be accomplished in total

In the Master second minor (15 credits) in Political Science the must be attended: 2 MA seminars; 3 credits Studium Generale.

Overview MA NF 15 (German only)


Students are asked to attend two one-term MA seminars, which may be chosen from the following fields:

  • Comparative Politics 
  • International Relations
  • Policy Analysis
  • Political Economy
  • Political Philosophy
  • Swiss Politics

In addition to those two courses they are requested to obtain 3 CP in form of Studium generale.
Please note that students must apply for the MA certificateat the Deanery of the Faculty of Arts.