Curriculum The MIA Programme combines and integrates the various perspectives of Economics, Political Science, Business Administration and Law. Language/duration/credits Our major is bilingual, taught in German and English, with a large portion of the literature published in English. The programme takes three semesters. You may start the MIA Programme in the Autumn Semester only. A total of 90 ECTS credits must be completed, organised as follows: Core studies The core studies (54 ECTS) are composed of compulsory subjects (18 ECTS), core electives (24 ECTS) and independent electives (12 ECTS). The latter requirement can be fulfilled with other MIA core electives or courses from other Master’s programmes. Contextual Studies Our core programme is supplemented by the Contextual Studies (18 ECTS). These are composed of Skills (0-6 ECTS) as well as Concentrations (12-18 ECTS). Practice Credits or Campus Credits can also be credited towards Contextual Studies. Master's Thesis The Master’s thesis offers a chance for in-depth exploration of a subject of your choice. The exact structure of the programme can be found in the Degree Course Scheme (see "Downloads"). Degree "Master of Arts HSG in International Affairs and Governance"