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International Public Administration, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
Thessaloníki, Greece
The aim of this course is to provide students, employees in the public and private sector as well as people considering a career change with an education that will prepare them for employment in International Organizations, the Diplomatic Service or in positions where knowledge of the International System and its functions is important.

Overview

Our experienced faculty will teach you the how’s and the why’s of the international system and help you excel in an international civil service environment. A multidisciplinary course designed to meet the academic and professional needs of a career for which a world perspective is a major requirement.

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

Thessaloniki is a lively seaside city with more than 100,000 students. It is full of history and local color with many recreational opportunities.

Programme Structure

Subjects taught are as follows:
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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must be university graduates and have a good knowledge of the English language 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.
​Please send by post:
  • A completed application form
  • Certified academic transcripts of university degree translated in English or Greek where appropriate
  • ​​Proof of Proficiency in English
  • Two letters of reference
  • ​Copy of ID or Passport​

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1200 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Thessaloníki

  • 545 - 760 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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