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




MA programme

02 September 2024 - 19 Dec 2025

1 July 2024


Mundus Mapp

02 Sept 2024 - 31 Aug 2026

(second year not at ISS)


1 July 2024


(12,000 is paid to ISS and

12,000 is paid to second institution) 

Postgraduate Certificate Courses

Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED)

April 2024

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

(Your admission is valid for two consecutive years. If you have been admitted Unconditionally for the MA in Development Studies 2023-2024 but would like to defer your application to 2024 - 2025, please visit our Deferral procedure page for further instructions).

NB. Please check your email spam folder regularly - sometimes our emails, especially if you use a gmail or Yahoo account, get diverted to your spam folder. Add ISS to your contacts to avoid this.

Compare @count study programme

  • @title

    • Duration: @duration
Compare study programmes