Application Deadlines

The table below shows starting dates, application deadlines and fees. In principle all programmes run in the same period in the next year, with the same application deadlines.



ISS Application Deadline

Tuition (total in €)

PhD programme

1 Sept 2019 - 31 Aug 2024


1 Jan 2020-31 Dec 2024



MA programme

30 Aug 2021 - 16 Dec 2022

1 July 2021


Mundus Mapp

30 Aug 2021 - 29 Aug 2023

(second year not at ISS)




Postgraduate Certificate Courses

Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED)

April 2021

This course is administered by the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) For information and application, please contact IHS at

* NB - this is the date by which you must submit your complete application to ISS if you are applying for the OKP scholarship.

(Your admission is valid for two consecutive years. If you have been admitted Unconditionally for the MA in Development Studies 2020-2021 but would like to defer your application to 2021 - 2022, please visit our Deferral procedure page for further instructions).

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