List of Courses

First year, Fall term
Course Module ECTS credits
Academic Writing Foundation 4
Democratic Institutional Design I Foundation 4
Economic Analysis for Public Policy I Foundation 0
International Relations I Foundation 0
Policy Analysis I Foundation 4
Quantitative Methods Research Methods 4
Introduction to Development Democracy 1 4
Law and Public Policy Democracy 1 4
Energy and Society Policy 1 4
Data Analysis I Policy 1 4
Data Analysis II Policy 1 4
European integration and EU governance: An Introduction Policy 1 4
First year, Winter terms
Course Module ECTS credits
Economic Analysis for Public Policy II Foundation 4
Policy Analysis II: Institutions and Actors in the Policy Process Foundation 4
Democratic Institutional Design II: Public Policy and Party Politics Foundation 4
 International Relations II Foundation 4
Qualitative Methods II Research Methods 4
Big Data Research Methods 4
Public Management Democracy 1 4
Elections and Democracy Democracy 1 4
Media Systems and Democracy Democracy 1 4
Public International Law Democracy 1 8
Modern History of the Middle East: Imperial and Post-Imperial Formations Democracy 1 4
Human Rights in History Democracy 1 4
Macroeconomics and Public Finance Policy 1 4
Politics and Policies of Development Aid Policy 1 4
Economic Nationalism Policy 1 8
Global Economy Policy 1 4
Competition Policy  Policy 1 4
Development Economics Policy 1 8
Economics for the Public Sector Policy 1 4
The Political Economy of Reforms Policy 1, Democracy 4
The Law and Politics of Combating Violence Against Women Policy 1, Democracy 1 6
Institutional and Behavioral Economics Policy 1, Democracy 1 4
First year, Spring term
The Politics of South-South Development in Africa Policy 1 4
Money, banking, central banking, monetary policy Policy 1 4
Second year, Fall term
Course Module ECTS credits
Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism Democracy 2 4
Democracy Promotion Democracy 2 4
Transitional Justice Democracy 2 4
Constitutionalism and Democracy Democracy 2 4
Fostering Peace in Divided Societies Democracy 2 4
Introduction to Political Communication Democracy 2 6
Illiberal Capitalism Policy 2 8
The World at War: Global and Imperial Perspectives on World War II Democracy 2, Policy 2 8
Students may also choose from Policy 1 and Democracy 1
Second year, Winter term
Course Module ECTS credits
Public Sector Economics Democracy 2 4
Mobility, Exchange, and Revolution: Introduction to Modern Central Asia Democracy 2 8
The Perfect Embassador Policy 2 8
Economic Policy and Global Strategy Policy 2 4
Introduction to Health Economics Policy 2 4
The EU's Role in Global Governance Policy 2 4
Students may also choose from Policy 1 and Democracy 1
Second year, Spring term
Courts as Global Policy Actors Policy 2 4
Internship Democracy 2, Policy 2 4
Thesis Thesis Module 24
Students take 16 ECTS in elective courses to make up 120 ECTS.