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MA International Public Administration

Department of International and European Studies

Frequently asked questions

When can I apply?

Admission is now open. Application deadline is 20 September 2017

How can I apply?

Please send by post:

  • A completed application form. Download application here »
  • Certified academic transcripts of university degree translated in English or Greek where appropriate
  • Proof of Proficiency in English
  • Two letters of reference

to the Postgraduate SecretaryDepartment of International and European StudiesUniversity of MacedoniaThessaloniki, Greece Egnatia 156, 546364th floor, building KZ

After mailing your application please let us know via e-mail.

Is there a deadline for postgraduate applications?

Application deadline is 20 September 2017.

However, non-EU students must send their applications by June 15th, since complying with student visa regulations and other issues requires extra time.

Where do I send my supporting documents?

Postgraduate SecretaryDepartment of International and European StudiesUniversity of MacedoniaThessaloniki, Greece Egnatia 156, 546364th floor, building KZ

How long will it take to get a decision on my postgraduate application?

Applications will be processed as soon as they are received and places in the program will be offered within a short period of time. You are advised to apply early to ensure place availability. Following an initial selection, interviews will be conducted by phone or Skype (Please include in your application your phone number and/ or Skype account).

How much are tuition fees?

The tuition fees are € 3600 to be payed in three installments. Additionally, a processing fee of € 50 will be charged after admission to the program. A € 30 fee to cover graduation expenses will be charged upon completion of the program

What courses do you offer?

First Semester

  • International Relations Theory
  • Diplomacy and Global Governance
  • Principles of Public Administration
  • International Law
  • The International Economic System and its Institutions

Second Semester

  • Decision Making and Mediation
  • International History and the International System
  • European Union Government and Politics
  • International Human Resources Development
  • Armed Conflict: Theory and Law

Third Semester

  • Dissertation
When does the course begin?

Course begins on Monday October 3rd 2017.

How many ECTS credits do I take?

You will take in total 90 ECTS credits, 30 per semester. Each course is worth 6 ECTS credits while the dissertation's ECTS value is 30 credits.

Do I have to stay in Thessaloniki?

The course consists of three semesters, two of which require class attendance while the third is dedicated to the writing of a dissertation. All subjects are mandatory. During the third semester students are not required to reside in Thessaloniki.

What are the admissions requirements for international students?

Applicants must be university graduates and have a good knowledge of the English language. Once admitted candidates with undergraduate degrees not awarded by Greek universities will also need to have their degrees recognized by the Greek authorities (Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Center ...). Detailed information on this issue can be obtained from the Secretary. Please consult the following link for a list of universities whose degrees are recognized by the Greek State. Find out more here »

For applicants outside the European Union, studying in Greece requires a student visa. For more information please contact the Embassy or Consulate of the Hellenic Republic in your country of origin.

What English language qualifications do I need?

Good knowledge of the English language needs to be certified by Cambridge or Michigan Proficiency or English speaking university degree or by a minimum TOEFL score 79 (Computer based) or 213 (Internet based) or by a minimum IELTS score 6.5. Other certifications of equal value might be considered.

Does the University have accommodation on campus?

Accommodation is not provided by the University to students.

Where can I find out about accommodation in Thessaloniki?

Recommendations about accommodation in Thessaloniki:

spitogatos.gr

tospitimou.gr

xe.gr

Does the Program have limitations on the number of students admitted?

The Program will accept maximum 30 students.

Will my additional qualifications put me at an advantage in the application process?

Additional qualifications, such as job experience or additional languages and degrees, although not required will be taken into consideration.

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