The first English-language graduate level political science and international relations program in Kazakhstan.
The Political Science and International Relations programme at Nazarbayev University is a 2-year funded all-English MA program with the possibility for study abroad. Taught by internationally-recognized faculty drawn from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, with PhDs from North American or European universities. Advised and actively supported by the Political Science Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA), ranked 15th nationally. Advanced academic training for careers in government, international organizations, academia, or other fields related to governance and policy .
Campus with modern facilities, labs, library, sports center, housing based on need.
Merit-based scholarships and discounts for international students.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Schedule IELTS
This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.
The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Application fee: 10 000 KZT
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Scholarships are available
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