M.Sc. European Studies

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR2150 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR2150 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Riga, Latvia
The Master’s degree study programme „European Studies” is carried out by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in collaboration with The Centre for European and Transition Studies. This inter-disciplinary academic programme offers students the possibility to study European economic, political and legal space, to acquire deeper knowledge of European integration process and to analyse EU functional principles, procedures and major policies beyond disciplinary boundaries. The Programme allows specialisation in EU law, trade, energy issues, migration, regional and social dimensions, and external relations.

Description

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  • The Programme also provides studies in international environment of lingual and cultural diversity by attracting both international students and lecturers.
  • In addition to interdisciplinary EU thematic course, also French language course is included in the programme.
  • During studies students are offered to participate in national and international academic conferences and publish the results of their researches.
  • Students are also offered to participate at EU supported research projects.
  • The Programme offers and encourages interdisciplinary, interactive, and innovative teaching methods which are characterized by group works, study trips, practical case analyses and discussions lead by internationally recognized domestic and foreign experts with comprehensive academic and professional experience in EU matters, thus strongly ensuring both theoretical and professionally practical aspects during studies.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • EUR2150 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR2150 per year ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Partnership Joint
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Programme modules

  • EU: Government and Institutions
  • European Economic Integration
  • EU Regional Policy and Social Dimension
  • EU Funds and Project Management
  • Economies of the Baltic States
  • EU External Policy
  • Research Methodology Seminar
  • Master Thesis

Study period and classes time

The full - degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are in the evenings of working days.

Requirements

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or a diploma proving equivalent level of education from an institution of higher education.
  • English language proficiency.
  • Quality of CV.
  • Quality of Motivation letter.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

More Information

Accreditation

The programme was accredited in 2003 and after that in 2009 until 2015 according to the Law of the Republic of Latvia on Higher Education Establishments in compliance with requirements of the European Union.

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University of Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Latvia The University offers more than 130 state-accredited academic and professional study programmes. At University of Latvia, research is conducted in over 50 research fields which represent four main areas of inquiry: the humanities, sciences, social sciences, and education sciences. The University of Latvia pays great attention to the development of international collaboration. At present the University of Latvia has signed more than 500 agreements with 326 institutions in 31 European countries within ERASMUS programme.