European Studies in Berlin

Berlin, Germany
The Postgraduate Programme in European Studies in Berlin was created in October 1998, following the initiative of the German Federal Foreign Office. The one-year Master’s programme (60 credit points) takes an interdisciplinary approach and aims to prepare highly qualified graduates for (leading) positions in work environments related to Europe, both at national and international level.

About

History

In March 2006, Mr. Samih Sawiris, an alumnus of the economic engineering program at TU Berlin, got in touch with the then president of the university Prof. Kutzler to gain his support for an educational project operated by TU Berlin in Egypt.

Education

The educational programme of the BIG-NSE corresponds to the research area of UniCat.

Lecturers are the senior and junior researchers participating in UniCat (details, see "faculty"), that is, a faculty of approx. 55 senior researchers from 6 institutions, covering no less than 13 research areas.Their scientific education is also disseminated in other forms, like through active participation in workshops, summer/winter schools, seminars and so on. Also, a broad range of soft skills seminars are proposed to the students, on topics like "Business and scientific English" (of course, the possibility of intensive German course participation is offered from the beginning to the foreign students), "Business start-up ".

Career

The Career Service arranges a large number of events on the subject of applying for jobs and career entry for students and recent graduates of TU Berlin. Run in cooperation with professional partners, the programme of events is practice-based and focuses on the skills that are useful in working life.

Master's Programmes

Services

Student services

They offer counseling, supervisory, and practical services of all kinds in order to facilitate the transition to studies at the TU Berlin and in order to cope with all study-related or social problems and legal formalities connected with your stay.

  • They organize the introductory seminar for all newly enrolled students at the start of every semester, among other events;
  • They advise and counsel students in all relevant areas;
  • They maintain a special program for the supervisions of scholarship holders;
  • They offer excursions and guided tours of companies and factories;
  • On request they tend to the extension of your residency permit; and
  • They publish the brochure "Information for Foreign Students".

Housing services

Whatever you might be looking for, they probably have an accommodation that suits your needs.Do you want to stay with them for a long period? Select a suitable place in a student residence from among the 9,500 they administer. They have single rooms and small apartments, for you alone or with friends.

Library services

Central Library (Zentralbibliothek) Architecture Department LibraryPhysics Department LibrarySpecial Departments

Medical services

Since 2009 everybody who resides in Germany is required by law to carry health insurance: either health insurance from your home country that covers your stay in Germany, or a new policy here.In Germany you will find two types of health insurance. Both statutory health insurance (Gesetzliche Krankenversicherung) and private health insurance (Private Krankenversicherung) guarantee very good care.

Student Life

Campus life

From the long night of student accommodation to the curiosities of the Azerbaijanian justice system, through to the group excursion to the Baltic Sea: if you want to know what cultural activities are going on in Berlin’s student halls of residence, have a look at the cultural calendar. Alongside student residence events, you can also find out about other cultural events for students.Studentwerk Berlin offers a diverse range of cultural activities. This includes the exhibition series podiumensa, MixIT! - the small arts evening with an audience award, participation in photo competitions, an interesting excursion programme, and events at the ISB and other student residences.

Student clubs

Studentenwerk Berlin is the student union