Masters in Social Sciences

European Studies

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European studies deal with a variety of topics related to the European Union, the European community and society, European integration and more. Programmes in European studies may either focus on various areas of interest that support the development and well-being of the EU community, especially related to social sciences and public administration, or they may take a more general approach, studying culture, history, economics, sociology, languages and others, on the European continent.

Some courses in European studies tackle contemporary problems like the context of the foundation of the European Union and the crystallization of European cultural heritage and identity. Curriculum topics include foreign policy and diplomacy, negotiation and mediation in international relations, culture and identity in a globalizing Europe, international law, European culture and civilisation.

Students develop their communication skills and gain a deep understanding of the European identity, civil society and the ongoing European unification process. Graduates will be able to identify and consider solutions to political and administrative issues in Europe.

European studies prepares future graduates for a variety of fields like: advocacy, education, government services, international relations, law, research and more.

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