Details of program The program focuses on providing students with in-depth knowledge of Swiss politics, comparative politics and European politics. The program is offered in cooperation with the Institut d’Etudes Politiques et Internationales at the University of Lausanne. This means that students have the opportunity to earn a maximum of one-third (30 ECTS) of the credits they need in Lausanne. Multilingualism (D/F/E) is a central characteristic of the program. Students who complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of Arts in Political Science, Comparative and Swiss Politics, University of Bern. A total of 90 ECTS credits must be earned to complete the degree. This program leads to a so-called mono-master, which means no minor is required.