Master of Arts in Political Science and International Relations, Kazakhstan

Deadline: 14 July 2014
Open to: graduates with at least 240 ECTS credits
Scholarship:  fee waiver, a monthly stipend 400 EUR, free accommodation on campus


The School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) at Nazarbayev University is launching a new Master of Arts in Political Science and International Relations (MAPSIR) degree program that is designed to train the next generation of highly qualified political scientists and government experts to meet national and global challenges.

The 2-year funded all-English MA program will be taught by internationally recognized faculty drawn from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia and advised and actively supported by the partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). The program focuses on international relations, comparative politics, and Eurasian politics and societies and provides an advanced academic training for pursuing careers in government, international organizations, academia, or other fields related to governance and policy.


Only graduates with at least 240 ECTS credits (equivalent to a four-year undergraduate program or a three-year undergraduate program plus a one-year Graduate Diploma) are eligible for admission to the graduate program.


All students will receive a fee waiver, a monthly stipend (100,000 KZT=400 EUR), and if needed free accommodation on campus.


Application deadline is 14 July 2014. Register and apply online HERE.

For further information visit the official website HERE.

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