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MScPolitical Science: International Political Economy

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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In our Master’s specialisation in International Political Economy (IPE) you will uncover the economic and political dimensions of global issues and power struggles behind policy choices.

Master’s specialisation International Political Economy: something for you?

- Unique for the Netherlands, this programme is taught by both economists and political scientists.
- The lecturers incorporate the latest academic developments and practical issues.
- Combining economics and political science courses, you will acquire the knowledge you need in order to resolve international policy issues and to get a better grip on the underlying political forces.
- This study programme is rated top programme for three consecutive years according to the students.

Programme structure

This one-year programme has a course load of 60 EC. Each module is worth 6 EC and the Master’s thesis is worth 18 EC. The structure is presented here.

Career opportunities

Alumni from economics and political science have positions as policymakers in businesses, international organisations, political parties, national ministries, market authorities, the European Parliament and the European Commission. They also work as consultants for profit and non-profit organisations and as researchers at think-tanks or universities. In addition, alumni are employed by banks, other financial institutions and the media. This is because our graduates have the competencies required by employers, such as sound research and analytical skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, and experience in working in teams and working independently.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States