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Double Degree Programs

Receive two international degrees with only one program of study

With one of our three international double degree programs in the master's program in Political Science (PolSci), you will spend half of your period of study at the University of Mannheim and half at one of our renowned partner universities abroad. You will receive two degrees: the Master of Arts (M.A.) in Political Science from the University of Mannheim and another international master's degree from the respective university abroad.

At a glance

  • Period of study: 4 semesters
  • Program structure: two semesters at the University of Mannheim and two semesters at the partner university
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Application: by January 31 of the first subject-specific semester
  • Tuition fees:
    • programs of study at our partner universities in Great Britain are subject to tuition fees
    • no tuition fees apply at our partner university in Italy

Three core competencies that you acquire:

International expertise
You will benefit from the strengths of both universities and thus broaden your professional horizon.

Intercultural experience
During your stay abroad you will learn about the partner country, its approach to science and research and its mindset.

International career opportunities
Studying in two different countries will familiarize you with the business culture of both countries and provide you with excellent prospects on the international labor market.

You can obtain a double degree at the following universities:

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Università Bocconi, Italy

The double degree program of the University of Mannheim and the Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi will help to strengthen your international profile. You will receive two degrees: the Master of Arts in Political Science from the University of Mannheim and the Master of Science in Politics and Policy Analysis from the Università Bocconi.

Fact sheet for students of the University of Mannheim

Fact sheet for students of the Università Bocconi

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University of Nottingham, Great Britain

At the University of Nottingham, you will pursue a one-year Master of Arts program with a strong emphasis on research in either International Relations or Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations.

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University of Essex, Great Britain

At the University of Essex, you can combine your master's program with one of seven possible courses in Political Science, Global and Comparative Politics, Multi-Level Governance in Europe, Public Opinion and Political Behavior, International Relations, Political Economy or Conflict Resolution.

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