Are you interested
in the learning about the dynamics at work in political and
administrative systems? If so, and you would like to acquire the
intellectual and professional tools needed to make a difference in the
world in which we live, we invite you to study at the Department of
Political Studies and Public Administration at American University of
Beirut, one of the oldest and most respected educational institutions in
the Middle East.
Individuals who are interested in applying to one of the BA programs can find the relevant application information here. Individuals who would like to apply to one of the MA programs can find the relevant application forms here.
to the MA program is on a competitive basis. To ensure your application
receives the fullest possible consideration, submit your completed
application packets and test scores to the University by the relevant
deadlines. Applications packets must include:
statement of purpose (~400 to 500 words) that explains in detail why you
would like to earn an MA degree from the Department of Political
Studies and Public Administration, your intended academic and research
focus, your field experience, and your professional aspirations;
Two current letters of recommendation, written by individuals who can
comment on your academic qualifications, professional accomplishments,
and character; and
Submission of relevant test scores (GRE and, if necessary, TOEFL).
you have any questions, or would like to schedule an appointment to
learn more about the Department of Political Studies and Public
Administration, please feel free to contact us.