You will deal not only with EU institutions, but also with analyses of cultural, social and political processes in Europe – and the question of what Europe really is.The Master’s programme in European Studies at Aarhus University is for anyone with a bachelor’s degree in a relevant social science or humanities subject who would like to add a European perspective to their education. The aim of the degree programme is to give you general knowledge of European conditions, political as well as historical and cultural, and to build on the insight you gained in your BA studies.
With a Master’s in European Studies, you are qualified to analyse, understand and work not only with European diversity, but also everything that brings Europeans together. European Studies is an interdisciplinary and multicultural degree programme, and therefore prepares you to work in international organisations, large corporations, and in public administration.
“Exciting, challenging and inspiring, the MA in European Studies was an amazing experience for me. On top of the great professors, who shared their knowledge and experience in exploring the current challenges in Europe, I had the opportunity to meet a lot of bright, talented young people from all over the world. Undoubtedly the Master’s programme allowed me to grow both personally and academically.”
The MA in European Studies at Aarhus University was accredited in 2009 by national accreditation agency ACE Denmark.
Introduktion 30 ECTS
Project theme 1 & 2 20 ECTS-10 ECTS
Semester 3Current affairs 10 ECTS
The history of idea of Europe10 ECTS
MA thesis 30 ECTS
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You only need to take one of these language tests:
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Access to the Master’s Programme in European Studies at Aarhus University requires successful completion of a relevant BA degree within Humanities or Social Sciences (e.g. Cultural Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, History, International studies, European studies, Political science, Media studies, Philosophy).
Only students who fulfil these requirements should apply.
The Master’s degree programme in European studies consists of two years of full-time study (120 ECTS) and is divided into two tracks:
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