The academic year of the MA in Economic Governance and Development Programme is divided into four semesters.
• Fall Semester, 1 September 2018 - 22 December 2018
• Winter Semester, 7 January 2019 - 27 April 2019
• Spring Semester, 6 May 2019 - 24 August 2019
• Fall Semester, 26 August 2019 - 21 December 2019
Fall, Winter, Spring Semesters
Students take full-term and modular courses. Full term courses can be required or elective. All modules are required courses. Additionally, students attend colloquium and various non-credit lecturers and seminars.
Students defend their MA thesis proposals at the final Colloquium, fulfill their internships, conduct research, and write their MA theses and take Comprehensive State Exams, which includes Final exams on major subjects and MA thesis defense.