Master (Blended Learning) of Evaluation (MABLE)

Learning goals

The distance learning programme provides the participants with the opportunity to acquire scientific knowledge and skills in the area of evaluation and monitoring, a necessary requirement for the design, implementation and management of evaluations.


Module I: Introduction to Evaluation (5 credits)

Module II: Conducting and Managing an Evaluation (5 credits)

Module III: Evaluation Design (5 credits)

Module IV: Data Collection Methods in the Field of Evaluation (5 credits)

Module V: Evaluation of Sustainability and SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) (5 credits)

Module VI: Economic Evaluation and Organizational M&E (5 credits)

Module VII: Data Analysis Methods in the Field of Evaluation (5 credits)

Module VIII: Key Communication Qualifications in the Field of Evaluation (5 credits)

Evaluation Case Study (5 ECTS)

Master's Thesis (15 credits)

Areas of expertise
  • Evaluation Theory / basic knowledge
  • Methodological skills /knowledge
  • Organisational and subject knowledge
  • Social and self-management skills/personal and social abilities
  • Evaluation practice
Implementing institution/s or person/s (incl. short description)

The M.A. programme is a cooperative programme run jointly by the Saarland University and the Distance and Independent Studies Center of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau.

The Scientific directors are Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Meyer and Prof. Dr. Reinhard Stockmann.

Scope (duration)

The standard period of study is 4 semesters.

Target groups

The English-language Master's programme is aimed at professionals and executives in the area of evaluation, at professionals who work on evaluation tasks in organisations, administration or ministries and at independent or self-employed consultants.

Other Information

Mandatory on campus phases take place in the first and third semester for one week in Saarbrücken. All written module examinations are completed during mandatory on-campus phases.

Participation requirements

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