Dual Degree programme with the American University

Do you want to take on an extra challenge after your Master's degree in Political Science at Radboud University? Then the dual degree programme with the School of International Service (SIS) at American University in Washington, might be something for you. SIS is a top 10 school of international affairs, strategically based in Washington, DC. Since the founding of the school in 1957, they have answered President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s call to prepare students of international affairs to “wage peace.” Over the intervening years, SIS has grown in stature and influence and is now a destination for students seeking to think critically, build understanding, and wage peace in our world.

Something for you?

After finishing your Political Science degree at Radboud University, you can take the opportunity to gain additional academic training in an applied international affairs concentration at the School of International Services of American University. Specific benefits of doing a dual degree programme include:

  • Dual perspective from different but complementary approaches to the study of politics and international studies
  • Huge range of topics to choose from
  • Strengthened academic versatility
  • Extensive practical experiences during and after your degree
  • Enhancing your outlook and adaptability as a global citizen


Study programme

The programme consists of 30 US credit hours which can be followed both on campus as well as online. However, after graduating from the Political Science Master's programme at Radboud University, the programme only consists of 18 US credit hours. This will lead to a decrease in the costs of the programme.

Tuition fee

For the Political Science Master's programme at Radboud University, you pay the tuition fee of Radboud University, more information can be found here. During the programme at the American University in Washington, you will pay a reduced fee for the American University. For more information please get in touch.

More information

Are you interested in the dual degree programme? If you want to know more about the admission, application and the tuition fee or in case you have any further questions, you can contact Koen Schilders.