Curriculum - The MA Degree at a Glance

 

A Master of Arts in Peace Studies will be awarded to students who successfully complete 4 terms including the elaboration of a Master’s thesis. The European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) permits to transfer this degree to any equivalent international Master of Arts.


First Teaching Term: 30 ECTS

Completion of Five Modular Periods (I: Online, II-V: Presence Phase)
+ First Term Paper


Second Teaching Term: 30 ECTS
Completion of Five Modular Periods (I: Online, II-V: Presence Phase)
+ Second Term Paper


Third Teaching Term: 30 ECTS
Completion of Five Modular Periods (I: Online, II-V: Presence Phase)
+ Third Term Paper


Fourth Term -  Research Term: 30 ECTS
Completion of MA Thesis


TOTAL: MA Degree in Peace Studies: 120 ECT



After three teaching terms have been successfully completed (each of them comprising five Modular Periods and one term paper), candidates for the MA degree in Peace Studies are required to elaborate a written thesis of 150 pages in length (Fourth Term). After the approval of the MA thesis the degree of "MA in Peace Studies" will subsequently be awarded to students fulfilling all the requirements.