Our economy and society are characterized by international interdependence, flexibility and transgressing market boundaries along with accompanying social, cultural and political phenomena have created a need for a program to ensure politically mature action on the part of its citizens in terms of supporting principles for democratic co-determination. In this context, Civic Studies has a central social significance. The curriculum for the Master's degree program in Civic Studies is diverse and interdisciplinary, providing a deeper understanding of the dynamics and processes that facilitate participation and educational methods in order to convey these skills and competencies.
Master's Degree in
Master of Arts (MA)
German (level C1)
The Master's degree program in Civic Studies provides students with a wide variety of subject content and interdisciplinary education aimed at acquiring the following qualifications and skills such as
Graduates of the Master's degree program in Political Education meet the qualification requirements to pursue the following professions:
ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU
After successful completion of the Master's degree program, you can earn an advanced degree at the JKU:
On average, graduates in this field find a job immediately after completing the program.
As part of the Master’s degree program, students are required to complete courses totaling 120 ECTS credits in the following areas:
|SEMESTER||S 1||S 2||S 3||S 4|
|Foundations of Civic Studies||x|
|Supplement Previous Qualifications||x||x|
|Politics, Media & Humanities||x||x|
|Research Methods & Research Practices||x||x|
|Master's Thesis incl. Master's Thesis Colloquium||x|
|Master's Thesis Seminar||x|
|Master's Degree Examination||x|
Please note that completing the Master's degree program in Civic Studies does not provide teaching authorization.
Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.