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Master of Public Administration in European Studies

Degree awarded
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

RWTH International Academy, Campus-Boulevard 30, 52074 Aachen, Germany

+49 (0) 241 - 23504

+49 (0) 241 - 8092525

E-mail address

Type of course
Full-time with block teaching

Language of tuition

Length of course
3 semesters (1.5 years)

Date of commencement

Application deadline
Non-EU national - March 1st
EU national - July 15th

Class size

Cost / fees
5350 per semester.
10% Early Bird Discount for applications submitted by January 15 (Non-EU) or by April 15 (EU)

Student grants / Financial assistance
Available upon request

Accommodation guidance provided

Major recruiters of graduates of our programmes
Public sector on local and EU-level
Commercial sector developing EU-related topics
NGOs handling European topics

Programme Director
Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Ralph Rotte, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, RWTH Aachen

Contact details for application
RWTH International Academy
Campus-Boulevard 30
52074 Aachen
Phone +49 (0) 241 - 23504
Fax: +49 (0) 241 - 8092525

RWTH International Academy

Master of Public Administration in European Studies
Climate & Energy / Digital Transformation

This interdisciplinary master's program deals with energy, transport and digitization from a political and technological perspective. It combines the excellence of RWTH Aachen University with the political and economic agenda of the EU.

Your opportunity With our MPA you:
  • Are part of an innovative European Studies degree program, combining politics, law and economics with a technological perspective
  • Get an in-depth sight in forward-looking fields of technology: Energy & Climate or Digital Transformation
  • Learn in a small, international and interdisciplinary study group
  • Enjoy the vibrant, tradition-rich city of Aachen, close to EU hotspots Brussels and Strasbourg

Flexible Study Program We offer:
  • A study program organized in blocks of up to 5 days in a row, making it possible to study alongside work
  • Lecturers from science, politics and economy with hands-on teaching approach
  • Two elective tracks that focus on two main topics: Energy and Climate as well as Digital Transformation
  • Soft Skill Teaching and an application-oriented internship/project-work

Admission requirements
  • First academic degree
  • A minimum of 1 year work experience
  • Sufficient English skills proven by the following English language certificates:

  • - Internet-based TOEFL with a minimum of 90 pts
    - IELTS test with a minimum overall band, 5.5 pts.
    - Cambridge Test Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
    - First Certificate in English (FCE), completed with a B

RWTH Aachen University Be part of:
  • One of only nine Excellence Universities of Germany
  • A vibrant hot spot for studies, research and technology with a high number of business start-ups (currently more than 1,400)
  • A student community of more than 45,000 students, including almost 10,000 international students from 131 countries

We are happy to welcome you to RWTH Aachen University!