Euroculture, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #59 (ARWU) ,
Euroculture offers great opportunities if you are interested in understanding—and shaping—today's Europe. The Euroculture programme offered by the University of Groningen is ideal for students who understand that Europe's future will be shaped not only by economics and politics, but also by struggles over identities, values, and heritage.

About

The Euroculture programme is offered by the University of Groningen. Our MA programme will equip you with the tools to understand the vital interplay between culture and politics in European society. With an interdisciplinary approach that combines courses from at least two leading European universities with an internship and hands-on skills training, Euroculture prepares you to make a difference in careers like diplomacy, international business, research, journalism, cultural management, and European administration.

Selected by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Programme of Excellence, Euroculture is a truly international MA programme. In 2017, Euroculture was for the sixth time considered to be a "top" Master Programme by Keuzegids, an independent Dutch guide ranking university Programmes.

Career prospects:

Euroculture prepares graduates for professions and research careers where knowledge of contemporary Europe and the European Union institutions are of relevance.

Due to the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of the Euroculture programme, its graduates find work in a broad range of sectors where expert knowledge of present Europe and European integration processes is required. A number of our graduates have also undertaken further studies on doctoral level.

Euroculture alumni have found employment in the following areas/organisations:

  • EU institutions
  • International and national organisations (non-governmental, non-profit, foundations)
  • Universities, education and research institutions
  • Embassies and ministeries all over the world
  • Media, journalism, publishing, libraries
  • Cultural (management) organisations
  • Foreign trade organisations
  • Political parties, foundations and associations
  • City and regional planning, local and regional cultural projects
  • Centres for minorities and minority rights

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Legal Construction of Europe 
  • Cultural History: Domains of European Identity 
  • Eurocompetence I 
  • The Cultural Construction of Europe 
  • The Political Construction of Europe 
  • Eurocompetence II 
  • Intensive Programme Euroculture 
  • Methodology & Theory 
  • Research Seminar I: Representing Europe 
  • Research Seminar II: Integration Processes in East Asia and in Europe 

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                  • Credits
                    120 ECTS
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

                    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                    Book IELTS
                  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

                    180

                    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

                    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

                  • Minimum required score:

                    580

                    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

                  • Minimum required score:

                    92

                    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

                  Academic Requirements

                  Requirements:
                  • Candidates must have completed an academic BA degree in either the Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences or in a relevant discipline to Euroculture, e.g: European Studies, History, International Relations, Cultural Studies, Literature, Sociology, Political Sciences, Anthropology, Philosophy, Communication and Media Studies, International/ European Law, Theology.
                  • Students should have a sufficient Level of English, certified by a CAE, TOEFL or IELTS test.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International Applies to you

                    9000 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  • EU/EEA Applies to you

                    2800 EUR/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 2800 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
                  We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                  Living costs for Groningen

                  750 - 1000 EUR/month
                  Living Costs

                  The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

                  Funding

                  StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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