Roads to Democracies - Digital: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Politics, Society and Culture
Postgraduate Certificate Program
1) Upgrade your academic and vocational qualifications
The Roads to Democracies - Digital postgraduate certificates qualify you for various endeavours in the political, historical, societal, and cultural professional fields. This program, in combination with other qualifications, grants potential entry-level employment in areas like international organizations and NGOs, international aid and development agencies, research institutions and institutions of higher education, cultural heritage institutions, journalism and media agencies, political parties, foundations, lobbying groups and internationally operating companies.
2) Study in the most flexible way and adapted to your personal life situation
If you can not move because of personal commitments want to attain specialized theoretical and practical knowledge on democracy and deepen your professional skills for your career, or if you are not able to study abroad for any other reason – this is your chance! Our digital international postgraduate certificate program has been introduced to meet your needs. We offer you a highly academic education and additionally voluntary and free of charge international community-building events. Combining these will allow you to have an on-campus feeling and student life experience while studying online from home.
3) Building on a successful multidisciplinary M.A. program at the University of Siegen
Like in the in presence MA program, we build on a prestigious network of high-ranking partner universities worldwide whose teachers will participate in this postgraduate certificate program.
Our alumni of this M.A. program have entered fantastic positions in international organizations and NGOs like the NATO in Belgium or UN Woman in Indonesia, in research institutions and institutions of higher education like the WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management or lobbying groups like The Texas Gulf Coast Area Labor Federation (AFL-CIO), to name a few.
Read more about the experiences of our alumni.
4) Offering you an international network of highly professional teachers and professors
Our international network of researchers and lecturers provides unique and internationalized perspectives that you will not be able to find anywhere else. Several professors hold a prestigious Jean Monnet Chair awarded by the European Commission (Brussels, Belgium) and are members of this strong network and think-tank. At some time or another, each one of these academic teachers has displayed excellence during a research project or teaching endeavor with the University of Siegen. Furthermore, our teaching staff has connections to or comes from very prestigious universities globally and is committed to your learning and academic development within an international context.
The international community-building events included with these certificates are your way to network, create friends, or relax and socialize with your peers! Best of all, the experience will be catered to your desired goals! Want to learn a language and teach someone else yours? Perfect, we will have a language tandem set up for that. Want to hang out and discuss some reading material with your peers over coffee? There will be a virtual room for that too! Maybe, you want to kick back, relax, and socialize? We can help with that too. Through our weekly “Stammtisch” events (German for regular informal gatherings), there will always be opportunities to get to know each other and have a good time.
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