PhD in Political Economy

Provided online via distance learning

Program Overview

The PhD in Political Economy is being offered jointly with Universidad
Central de Nicaragua.

The PhD in Political Economy is an extensive study of the political and
diplomatic trends of today, requiring learned to have a solid background in the field
both academically and professionally. The program consists of courses which provide a
broad spectrum of political international problems from the perspective of different
parties involved. The program targets individuals who wish to excel in this field of
ever increasing importance and who wish to obtain an international perspective on their
previous education and career experience. It also is aimed at individuals wishing to
give their career an academic direction, developing skills of applied research,
political consulting and lecturing in the field of diplomacy/political science.

UCN Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan
university in Managua, Nicaragua. It was accredited by the Consejo Nacional de
Universidades and received the status of a fully autonomous university with
unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of
the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.

Program Requirements

Due to the flexible structure of the program, enrollment is on an ongoing basis.
Supported through the asynchronous method of studying, admitted students may commence
their studies at any time in alignment with their personal and professional commitments.

  • Master degree from an internationally recognized academic institution
  • Minimum 4 years of work experience in executive or senior management positions
  • Proficiency in English

Tuition Fees

Option 1

Single Payment



The tuition can be settled via online payment or by bank transfer.

  • You may settle the entire tuition in a single payment of € 14,500
    (no further costs apply).
  • The tuition can be settled via online payment or by
    bank transfer.

Option 2

Twelve Installment



Flexible payment schedules available on demand – you will be contacted by our
administration after applying with our application form.

For more details please contact the administration or call us at +41 (0)44 586 5696

  • The tuition can be settled via our payment partners below or by bank transfer.

Course Outline & Sequence

Core Stage

Specialization Stage

Dissertation Stage