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An Interdisciplinary Programme of the University of Bayreuth

Development Studies (M.A. Programme)

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Why Development Studies?

Check the following questions to find out if this Master of Arts might be the one you are seeking.

You successfully completed a bachelor’s programme (or equivalent) in economics, geography, political science or sociology that incited your interest in socio-economic development in the Global South? You gained first work experiences related to development by means of an internship or contracted employment? You wish to combine an interdisciplinary perspective on development with an individual disciplinary focus on one of three fields of development sociology and politics, advanced economics, or advanced geography?

Triple Yes? Take a look at this website and the admission rules!

Development Studies in Bayreuth addresses contemporary challenges in global processes of socio-economic change from an interdisciplinary perspective. The programme focusses on the Global South by integrating universal, regional and local perspectives. A model of study tailored to fit your interests, along with the University’s impressive network, and our small study groups provide the ideal conditions for personal and intellectual growth.

Your Development Studies Team at the University of Bayreuth

News Update for Students

  • Welcome Event for New Students: Monday, 15 October 2018 at 3 pm / 15 Uhr (building GW II, room S8)
  • Winter term 2018-19: Find the weekly course overview (all semesters and all individual specializations) here. More information on CampusOnline.
  • Field Research Training 2019: Find detailed information here. Limited Attendance.

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