International Relations Online is concluded with a master thesis. This is your opportunity to demonstrate that you are able to independently work through a research project in the field of global politics or area studies on an advanced academic level. You create a research design, work through the theoretical approach and empirical data, and present the results adequately.
You write the master thesis in English within 12 weeks for the full-time program and 24 weeks for the part-time program. It should comprise about 12,000 words. An oral exam is part of the master thesis. You will receive your certificate during a festive graduation ceremony in Berlin.