M.A. On Campus

Political Theory

University of Ljubljana

12 months
4000 EUR/year
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If you are interested in understanding and explaining the political and social dilemmas of the (post)modern world, the programme Political Theory at University of Ljubljana should be your primary choice.


The Political Theory programme at University of Ljubljana is an advanced programme in Political Science, focused on the interdisciplinary study of political ideas, institutions, and practices. Although the programme is specialised in political theories, our curriculum offers opportunities to graduate students to focus on other subfields of political science: e.g. political communication, political philosophy, political economy, and comparative politics. 

The programme offers vibrant intellectual community, paying special attention to students particular research foci (individual curriculum) and their quality scholarship. The programme attracts graduate students from across the world and together we (re)think politically about the world and the role of political science.

The programme gathers some of the most prominent scholars in the field, so graduate students can expect a broad spectrum of theories and methodologies, designed to compete with the highest standards of similar programmes at leading academic institutions.

Career opportunities

Studying Political Theory can open up a wide range of job opportunities in both the public, private, and not-for-profit private sectors. The programme offers strong qualifications for individuals who are considering government or academic careers, or careers as political advisers, political analysts, party leaders, political campaign workers, and political spokesmen, among others. Graduates can find jobs at international and regional organizations like the United Nations or European Union, work as educators, political activists or social advocates in the non-governmental sector,  or even pursue a career as business consultants for multinational corporations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research proseminar
  • Political Theories
  • Models of Political Subjectivation
  • Modern theories of political community
  • Master thesis
  • Open elective course

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

2nd application period (only for EU candidates):

  • from 20 August till 11 September 2020 (only for programmes with free places after 1st application period).






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Foreign citizens who have completed undergraduate study programme abroad may enrol in the first year of the Bologna Master’s study programme if they complete the procedure of recognition of foreign undergraduate education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Ljubljana

620 - 945 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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