If you are a non-EU applicant and think you need a visa, please read the following information on immigration before you apply to MACIS.
CIS offers a limited number of paid teaching and research assistantships on the basis of academic excellence. If you are interested in such a position, please let us know as soon as you have been accepted to the program.
MACIS Placement of records
The Master of Arts in Comparative and International Studies MACIS serves as an excellent preparation for subsequent research leading to a PhD degree, or research-oriented employment in the private or public sector. Here is an overview of where students go after they graduate from MACIS.
You may apply for admission to the MACIS program if you have completed
You can be admitted to the program without any additional prerequisites if
If you are not quite sure whether your prior education and existing academic skills are sufficient for entering the MACIS program, we recommend that you read the following books. If you understand most of the contents quite easily, your educational background is probably sufficient.
You can find excerpts from several of these books at Google Books.
Application: In addition to the online application, the following documents must be submitted at the application deadline (please see below for application dates):
Additional documents are required by the ETH admissions office. For a list, see application (in text click on "required information"). ALL documents should be submitted together with a signed printout of the online application form to the ETH admissions office.
Interested in a Scholarship? For more details, see information on ESOP scholarship or contact our ETH scholarship information office directly.
Fulfillment of the formal requirements does not guarantee admission to the program. MACIS students are selected based on competitive evaluation of their submitted application material.
Please note: We accept applications for the fall semester only.
We offer two online application periods for admission in the fall of 2014:
1. 1 November - 15 December 2013
2. 1 March - 15 April 2014
If you need a visa, we recommend that you apply during the first period. Early applications are strongly recommended for all others. For more information see ETH timetable for applications. If you are applying for the Excellence in Scholarship and Opportunities Programme, you must apply during the first period, regardless of whether you need a visa.
Questions may be addressed to Ms. Diana Bruni (Phone: +41 44 632 64 66; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
For further information, you can also consult the website of the Admissions Office.
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