The Munich School of Political Science

The Munich School of Political Science (HfP), founded in 1950, attracts domestic and international students. As a public corporation, it is affiliated with Munich’s Ludwig Maximilian University (LMU) and offers interdisciplinary studies in Political Science.
In a standard period of nine semesters, it offers a diploma ( – equivalent to a Master degree) granted by Ludwig Maximilian University. The studies can be supplemented by a doctoral program and the academic grade of a “Doctor Scientarium Politicarum” ( can be earned.




Special features of The Munich School of Political Science:

  • Complete study course in Political Science
  • Courses in Law, Economics, Sociology and History are included
  • Convenient location in the centre of Munich
  • Well-equipped library with intranet, OPAC and internet access
  • Excellent student - professor ratios
  • Doctoral study program
  • External seminars and field trips
  • Cooperation with renowned partners
  • No admission restrictions (numerus clausus, entrance examinations)