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Master in Political Sciences : General (60 credits) , option JOUR

Master in Political Sciences : General (60 credits) , option JOUR

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  • Programme title
    Master in Political Sciences : General (60 credits) , option JOUR
  • Programme mnemonic
  • Programme organised by
    • Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences
  • Degree type
    Masters 60 credits
  • Tier
    2nd cycle
  • Field and branch of study
    Human and social sciences/Political and social sciences
  • Schedule type
  • Languages of instruction
  • Theoretical programme duration
    1 year
  • Campus
  • Category / Topic
    Human and social sciences - Political and social sciences
  • Jury President
    Christophe WASINSKI and Pascal DELWIT
  • Jury Secretary
    Nathalie BRACK


General information

Degree type

Masters 60 crédits

Theoretical programme duration

1 year

Learning language(s)


Schedule type




Category(ies) - Topic(s)

Human and social sciences - Political and social sciences

Organising faculty(s) and university(ies)

Student support

  • You will benefit from special support in the preparation of your Final Dissertation.

  • The ULB Language Plan offers linguistic support in English and Dutch.

  • You can also count on the support of the Faculty member in charge of the Master program.

  • Finally, professors organize office hours during which you can come by to ask questions or look for advice.


The master’s in political science in one year (60 credits) is offered in two versions: The day-time program is fully taught in English. The evening program is fully taught in French.

The day-time program in English offers a complementary training for students who want to deepen their university training.

The evening program in French offers a complementary training for students who want to re-orient their career path.

Completing the program (60 credits) will help you in acquiring:

  • An analytical approach based on rigorous methods;
  • Advanced knowledge in one specific domain in political science: international relations or EU affairs, politics and government;
  • Writing and public speaking skills in English;
  • An opening to the world.
Overview of the POLI4-J programme

Active teaching methods: seminars, individual or group presentations and papers, combined with ex cathedra courses.

New technologies and e-learning are an integral part of the teaching methods offered to students.

To choose the master’s in political science (60 credits) at ULB is:

  • Choosing for a high-quality additional training and/or professional re-orientation;
  • Studying in an internationally renowned department. For the fourth consecutive year, SciencePo ULB was ranked in the Top 100 worldwide. We ranked 1st in Belgium and Top 5 of French-speaking institutions worldwide in the field of political science and international relations (QS World University Ranking by Subject 2018);
  • Choosing for an international environment: among the faculty and researchers of the Department, there are more than 15 different nationalities, and almost 50% of our students are from outside of Belgium;
  • Studying political science in Brussels, the capital of Europe and second largest city worldwide in terms of international institutions;
  • Opening the doors of potential careers in national, European, international, regional or local institutions, as well as in the political, social, or economic world, associations, media, the private sector (consultancy, public relations), and education or research.

Website: http://philoscsoc.ulb.be/scpo/en

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At SciencePo ULB, you can experience internationalization in house. Among the Faculty and researchers, there are more than 15 different nationalities. And about 50% of our students are non-Belgian.

You are going to study political science in Brussels, capital of Europe and 2nd city in the world in terms of international institutions. More than a third of the people living in Brussels are non-Belgian.

Access conditions


The day-time program fully taught in English offers:

  • The choice between two tracks: international relations, and EU affairs, politics & government.
  • A solid training in methods to support the writing of your Final Dissertation (FD).

Students admitted in the program who do not hold a bachelor’s in political science (or equivalent) can be given an additional program. The courses in this additional program are courses from the bachelor’s in political science. Some might be taught in French. Students are informed of these admission requirements before registration

What's next ?


The day-time program is fully taught in English. The evening program is fully taught in French.

With this additional training, graduates of this program will be able to orient or re-orient their career path to a wide range of jobs in various sectors:

  • Career in the European sector at the heart of Europe: European civil servant, European institutions or organizations;

  • Career in the international sector: diplomacy, international institutions such as the U.N., OECD, WTO, etc.;

  • Career in the social and political sector: political parties, unions, lobbies, ministerial or parliamentary assistant, etc.;

  • Top civil servant in the Belgian public administration;

  • Career in the non-profit sector: NGO, humanitarian, etc.;

  • Analyst o consultant in the private sector;

  • Career in political communication or journalism.

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