M.A. European Studies

Aarhus University

Application deadline: 15 March
Tuition fee:
  • Free (EEA)
  • € 9,100 / Year (Non-EEA)
Start date: September  2015
Credits (ECTS): 120 ECTS
Duration full-time: 24 months
Languages:
  • English
Location:
Disciplines:
Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Full-time

Show more

Your Details
Thank You

Become a StudyPortals member and get access to exclusive information, like scholarships, related to your favourite programme!

Please enter your full name.

Something went wrong. Please try again here.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

Confirmation e-mail address does not match.

An account with this e-mail already exists. Please log in here.

Are you already a StudyPortals Member?
Find all members only information here

Next

Thank you! Please check your e-mail to activate your account. Once your membership account is activated, you can find all information here.

You can also find alternative Masters here

Description

Advertisement

We eat Italian pizza and drink Belgian beer. We drive German cars and listen to Swedish pop music. We read English thrillers and watch French films. We go skiing in Norway and sunbathe on beaches in Greece. Although the 30 countries of the European continent have much in common, at the same time they are very different. Today, Europeans are more closely connected to one another than ever before. With an MA in European Studies, you will be qualified to analyse, understand and work not only with European diversity, but with all that connects Europeans.

Multicultural, interdisciplinary environment

In this programme you will work with European issues using a range of different approaches. You will get to know the EU institutions and analyse cultural, social and political processes in Europe; you will engage with the question of what Europe really is. The European Studies programme is both interdisciplinary and international. As a student of European Studies, you will have a unique opportunity to work with students from other countries, both within and outside Europe. This also means that you will have the opportunity to speak a great deal of English, both during and outside class.

STUDY profile

The programme objective is to provide you with a thorough knowledge of political and cultural European affairs and of the theories and methodologies needed to analyse them. You will gain insight into how large-scale interdisciplinary projects are executed in international teams, and you will get used to communicating on a daily basis in a language other than your native language.

CAREER PROFILE

An MA in European Studies gives a European perspective that is relevant in career paths ranging from political institutions to international organisations, from the corporate world, to the media, to teaching cultural understanding. Graduates in European Studies find work in both European and international institutions, interest groups and professional bodies. They may choose to teach at university or high-school level, or to be communicators on key European issues in radio and news media. They are qualified to work in planning and implementing qualitative projects and studies in both public and private sectors. Further options include applying for admission to the universitys PhD programme, either after the first year of the MA programme or on completion of the thesis.

Contents

Semester 1

Introduktion 30 ECTS
Semester 2

Project theme 1 & 2 20 ECTS-10 ECTS
Semester 3Current affairs 10 ECTS
The history of idea of Europe10 ECTS
Semester 4

MA thesis 30 ECTS

Requirements

Access to the Masters 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 Masters degree programme in European studies consists of two years of full-time study (120 ECTS) and is divided into two tracks:

* Track A consists of two years of work in the field of European studies
* Track B consists of two years of work in the field of European studies. Only students who have completed a Bachelors supplementary subject in European studies at Aarhus University are eligible to apply.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL paper-based test score : 560
TOEFL iBT® test: 83

More

Accreditation

The MA in European Studies at Aarhus University was accredited in 2009 by national accreditation agency ACE Denmark.

Create a free account now!

  • Save and compare your favourite study programmes
  • Apply for the
    € 1000 scholarship
    awarded by StudyPortals each three months
  • Receive personal updates helping you to find the right study programme for you
Sign up for free or log in

Scholarships

    There are more scholarships available for this study programme

    to find more related scholarships for this programme.
    Not a member yet? Create an account and join +150 000 StudyPortals members.

    We are helping thousands of students to find a university abroad!

    Shivprasad
    Fortunately enough I was able to find StudyPortals. Right from the start of the application to getting the confirmation of admission I was using StudyPortals.
    Shivprasad - India

    Sign up for your personal newsletter and we will help you too.

    We will send you all the information you need to find your dream study programme!


    Welcome to StudyPortals chat
    Thank you
    Thank you for your question. We will get back to you soon! The reply will be sent to your account which you can activate via the e-mail you just received. Find more study programmes
    anywhere