Master of European Studies
Europe, EU, and the future of the "old continent" are very live topics. Learn all about it with this Masters!

Master of European Studies

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Focus of the Study 

The European political and economic context is growing ever more complex. National structures are losing their significance more and more, while a multi-structural and multi-governance approach to European affairs is not to be compensable anymore. Thus, you learn to understand that European politics embraces the interaction between local, regional, national and European actors. The Master of European Studies is an interdisciplinary degree course that prepares you to interact within that very context. You deepen your knowledge in different academic fields such as sociology, law, economics and political science. You will come across lectures, tutorials or projects in European economic policy, European regulation or social policy. But you also become an expert in European law, studying all the treaties, case law, and regulations.

The Master of European Studies aims at understanding the functioning of the European Union institutions, the European Parliament, Commission, Court of Justice or Council of Ministers. Next to your study of their legal foundations, you predominantly learn through the conduction of analytical projects writing (fictive) proposals to the Parliament or Commission, for instance.

This particular Masters degree in European Studies has grown to be very popular nowadays which is why an increasing number of universities offer the programme. For admission criteria, a definite course content or application procedures, we advise you to pick a destination (country, university, college, etc.), and inquire information from your choice’s university. 

Manifold career perspectives with a Master of European Studies

Due to its interdisciplinary character, your career prospects are manifold. Within this section, we attempt to give you an overview of your opportunities in community, regional, national or European positions. In general, your personal career outlook depends on your individual study focus.

  • Political and business consultancies
  • International companies
  • EU institutions
  • Think tanks
  • NGOs

Study European Studies as a Masters programme at these universities:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   M.A. Internationale Beziehungen – Europäische Studien   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Donauraum Studien (Postgradualer Studiengang)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   M.A. Mitteleuropäische Geschichte   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   Niederlande-Deutschland-Studien (Joint Degree der Radboud University und der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster)   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
comprehensive profile   M.A. Kulturdiplomatie (Mitteleuropäische Studien – Diplomatie)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   M.A. Europäische und Internationale Verwaltung   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
comprehensive profile   International Relations and Regional Studies     University of Tartu
comprehensive profile   European Governance (double-degree programme)     Utrecht University
comprehensive profile   European Studies - Governance and Regulation     Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
comprehensive profile   European Studies     Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH)
  Doppelabschlussprogramm: M.A. European Integration in East Central Europe (Universität Leipzig) und M.A. Internationale Beziehungen (Andrássy Universität Budapest)   comprehensive profile   Andrássy Universität Budapest (AUB)
  History   comprehensive profile   Radboud University
  European and Global Governance     University of Bristol
  Modern European History     Aberystwyth University
  Eighteenth-Century Studies     University of Sheffield
  Eurasian Political Economy & Energy     King's College London
  Social Science Research Methods (International Relations)     Cardiff University
  Colonial and Postcolonial Studies     University of Birmingham
  Medieval Britain and European History     Aberystwyth University
  Modern European History     University of Cambridge
  Global and Comparative Politics     University of Essex
  Modern Languages     University of Chester
  History     Queen Mary University of London
  European Languages and Global Cultures     University of Chester
  Economy, State and Society: Economics and Business     University College London
  European Languages and Cultures     Bangor University
  European Studies     University College London
  History     University of Sussex
  European Studies     King's College London
  Early Modern Studies     University College London
  European Studies (Research)     King's College London
  ...     ...


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