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Entrance requirements and selection

Entrance requirements

The minimum entry requirement is:

  • a Bachelor’s degree (180 credits) with/and at least 60 credits in social science discipline(s), or equivalent skills. 60 credits is the equivalent of one year of full time coursework.
  • English proficiency. This requirement is filled through English B/6 level or equivalent. To find out what is deemed as equivalent, please read here

Please note

Admissions decisions are based on the degree work you will have finished by the start of the programme. In other words, you do not have to have completed your bachelors degree when you apply. You must, however, have completed all coursework when the programme begins. No exceptions will be made in this regard.


If there are more applicants than there are places, the selection is based on an overall assessment of your academic and professional experiences, and how well the program fits into your broadly defined career goals.

We therefore ask that, in addition to documents related to the entry requirements (i.e. transcript, degree, and certification that you meet the language requirement), you also up-load

1) a CV (maximum 2 pages) that gives an overview of your academic merits, and your experiences of organizational and/or professional life, as well as
2) a Statement of Intent.

Upload the CV and Statement of Intent to universityadmissions.se no later than February 3 (if you apply in the first admission round) or May 4 (if you apply in the second admission round). The CV and statement of intent should be in English. The maximum length of the CV is two pages.

Please use the form, Statement of intent, which will be available below. The form is fixed and the space is limited. The statement of intent should address the questions below, and be well structured and written, in clear and concise language. In your own words, please tell us:

  • How have your past experiences (both academic and non-academic) shaped your interest in the Master’s programme in International Administration and Global Governance (IAGG) and what do you think your experiences will contribute to the IAGG program?
  • What are your professional aims and aspirations and in what way do you think IAGG might help you develop toward those goals?


Statement of Intent IAGG

You need to download the above Statement of intent and open with Acrobat reader to fill out the form. NB! If you are using Apple please follow the instructions on www.universityadmissions.se.

Priority will be given to applicants with 60 credits in one of the following disciplines: Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Global Studies, or Development Studies and International Development Cooperation.

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