Administrative studiespart time, full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Potsdam


  • 25 days left (Germans and inhabitants)

    25 days left (EU), 25 days left (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study

Administrative Studies

Target group

- Persons with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in an administrative or political science subject, if 30 credits have been acquired in three of the following core areas of Political Science (Political Theory, German Political System, Comparative Politics, International Politics and Public Policy) ) and a total of 12 credits in statistics / methods of empirical social research and methods of working in political science were acquired - The conditions for access and admission can be found in the admission regulations: see - Applicants whose native language is not German: German language skills (DSH 2)


Application deadline for winter semester 2019/20: 01.04.2019-01.06.2019 Application deadline for Summer Semester (SOSE) 2020: 01.11.2019-01.12.2019

Admission modus

Without admission restriction

Admission requirements (Link)

Lecture period
  • 08.04.2024 - 19.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 07.02.2025

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For the 1st study semester, it is not possible to apply for the summer semester.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Applications for a higher study semester require a placement in a higher study semester, which must be requested from the faculty directly in good time before application.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    An enrolment for the 1st semester of an undergraduate degree programme is not possible in the summer semester. A prerequisite for enrolment in a higher study semester is an application for a higher study semester, which must be applied for directly at the faculty (please allow 6 weeks for this). See

Winter semester (2024/2025)

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service