Professional Perspectives

Why study towards a Master’s Degree in "Empirical Democracy Studies"?

… Because a Bachelor’s degree is not enough to satisfy your interest in politics.

… Because you believe the most interesting political questions of our times concern the preconditions, practice and consequences of democracy.

… Because you agree that the study of democracy is first among subjects in political science.

… Because you wish to improve your chances of acquiring an interesting and well-paying job.

… Because you want to work

  • in journalism or public relations;
  • as a (political) consultant;
  • for a political foundation;
  • as head of a research unit providing background information to members of parliament, parties, political organizations;
  • in market research or opinion polling;
  • as a political scientist in a research institute or at a university;
  • in a political institution or organization at home or abroad.