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Political Science, Doctorate

Political Science

210 ECTS - Doctorate

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The Faculty of Political Science offers a doctorate programme in Political Science. As a requirement for admission students should have a MA degree from the School of Social Sciences, University of Iceland, with first class grades or an equivalent qualification. The programme is designed as a full time study for three academic years.

About the Studies

10 ECTS credits have to be completed for the qualification. Ph.D. thesis is 180 ECTS credits and mandatory courses in the research area are 30 ECTS credits. In addition candidates may be required to take up to 60 ECTS credits in courses if it is considered necessary to enhance the student's knowledge in the field of his research project. 

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

MA degree in Social Sciences from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Iceland with First Class grades or equivalent qualification.

Contact us

Student service at the School of Social Sciences
Email: nemFVS@hi.is

Gimli, Sæmundargata
102 Reykjavík, Iceland
Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tel. +354 525 4500