Master's thesis

According to the academic regulations, the Master’s thesis is an extensive and in-depth exploration of a topic relevant to the field of political science within the following academic areas:

  • Comparative politics
  • Political behaviour and opinion formation
  • Public administration
  • Political institutions and public policy
  • International politics
  • Political theory and political sociology

The Master’s thesis is concluded with a take-home paper focused on a more specific issue.

In practice, you may write your Master’s thesis on any topic which is approved by a supervisor.

Through the department’s student travel and research account, you can apply for funds to cover travel and research expenses in connection with your Master’s thesis.