European Master's in Lifelong Learning: Policy and Management, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding


You will learn to promote innovative LLL systems that are suited to the context in which they are undertaken. You will develop personal skills to mediate between the educational community and the needs of the local or national environment.

You will learn to advise organisations on the planning, implementation, evaluation, supervision, and to control training mechanisms.

The course will develop your familiarity with the theories, methods and perspectives of transnational education, research, learning, and LLL.

You will develop necessary competences to identify diverse learning needs and the appropriate educational actions. You will also develop systemic competences related to management, quality, creativity and leadership.

With these competences, you will be able to participate actively in the new developments and reforms taking place worldwide.

Programme Structure

  • The Sociology of Lifelong Learning 
  • The Learning Individual in a Lifelong Perspective: Theories and Practices 
  • Work-based and Organisational Learning 
  • Comparative and Transnational Education 
  • Quality Management 
  • Credits for Lifelong Learning 
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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  • Application form (choose the category in the left menu)

  • English language proficiency test certificate (IELTS or TOEFL)

  • Personal Statement of Motivation (max. 450 words) stating the following: your academic interest in Lifelong Learning Policy, your academic interest in Lifelong Learning Management, and your career plan after the completion of the course

  • An academic qualification essay based on research literature about any aspect of lifelong learning (1800 words excluding references)

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts and diploma certificate (translated into English)


  • Two recommendation letters from former/current supervisors of which one must be academic referee.

  • Passport (photo page)

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 4000 EU/EEA

The tuition fee for European students for the two-year programme amounts to a maximum of 8,000. As higher education in Denmark is state funded, citizens from the European Union and EEA member states will receive tuition fee waiver for the semester(s) completed at the Danish School of Education, Aarhus University.


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