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Political Studies, Master

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
The Master of Political Studies has three decades of experience providing training to high academic standards through the development of research activities, teaching, extension and university services articulated under an interdisciplinary perspective in the field of social sciences.


From theoretical, normative and instrumental (nuclei of basic training) for the exercise of managerial and technical functions, elements the program seeks to promote a permanent space for reflection and discussion of key issues and factors affecting local authorities, in order to build and generate answers about the local, regional and national development.

The Masters in Political Studies at the Javeriana University has a high academic level, with capacity to provide answers through research, university teaching, practice and political activity, as well as building tools for participation and intervention the processes of political change with a view to building a viable national project based on solidarity, inclusion and social justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Political Studies
  • State Theory
  • Comparative political systems
  • Policy analysis and decision making
  • Colombian political processes
  • Political theory of conflict
  • Contemporary political thought
  • Research Seminars I and II
  • Human rights
  • Fundamentals of social policy
  • Political economy of social spending
  • Evaluation of social policy
  • Socio-political processes in Latin America
  • Contemporary participatory processes
  • Political and electoral participation in Colombia
  • Tutoring I and II

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

The program is aimed at professionals from different disciplines interested in understanding politics, that advance professional or research activities in academia, public sector, media, non-governmental and social organizations, international organizations and cooperation, and in the areas of social responsibility of the private sector, among others.

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  • Copy of diploma or degree certificate. In case of foreign applicants they must be annotated.
  • Copy of certificate of undergraduate notes
  • Two size 3 x 4 photos.
  • Photocopy of identity enlarged to 150%.
Conduct interview with the Program Director

Make the corresponding registration fee.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11183 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11183 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bogotá

  • 1571843 - 2155960 COP/month
    Living Costs

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