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Master's Programme in European Studies, Double Degree-University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Master's programme | 120 credits
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Chapel Hill, USA
INSTRUCTION LANGUAGE: English
Comments: Please note that the entrance requirements has changed according to what was initially stated.
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About the Programme

Master of European Studies program, Chapel Hill Double Degree Track

Do you want to be part of a master’s program that is situated in a vibrant multidisciplinary academic environment and has the following unique qualities?

Exciting and innovative courses that:

  • Address a broad range of topics within the field of European studies, including political, historical, ideational, cultural, economic and social aspects of contemporary Europe
  • Prepare students for a work-life within public and private organizations, within the cultural sector, as well as for PhD-education. Watch this short YouTube film to learn more about our alumni
  • Offer highly developed methods-training and the choice of four different method’s specializations

Internship and a relevant working life:

For your application to be considered, you need to meet the formal requirements (see below) as well as submit a CV and a Statement of intent. Please use the Statement of Intent form that you can find at our Entrance Requirements and Selection page.

The first year of the program is completed at Chapel Hill and the second year at University of Gothenburg. Detailed information is found at: http://pol.gu.se/english/education/master-programmes/double-degree-options/University+of+North+Carolina+-+Chapel+Hill+(UNC-CH)

The Master's Program in European Studies Chapel Hill Double Degree Track consists of the following courses:

Term 1: Varieties of Democratic Capitalism in Europe and North America (7 credits) AND European Integration: Theories, Institutions and Decision-Making Processes (7 credits) AND US-EU Lecture Series (3 credits) AND Statistics and Data Analysis (7 credits), AND an elective course (7 credits).

Term 2: EU Today (7 credits) AND Statistics Sequence (8 credits) AND two elective courses. As elective courses we recommend Comparative Tolerance (7 credits) and Political Contestation (8 credits).

Term 3: Semi-elective courses Social Europe (15 credits) OR European Energy and Environment (15 credits) OR Europe in the World (15 credits) AND European Integration: Current Research and Theory (5 credits) AND Integrating European Market (10 credits).

Term 4: Master’s Thesis (30 credits)

Please note that you also need to fulfill the requirements at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: http://europe.unc.edu/transatlanticmasters

Apply no later than:

  • December 12 to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

AND

  • January 15 to the University of Gothenburg 

The first year of the program is completed at Chapel Hill and the second year at University of Gothenburg. Detailed information is found at: http://pol.gu.se/english/education/master-programmes/double-degree-options/University+of+North+Carolina+-+Chapel+Hill+(UNC-CH)

You can apply to all four tracks of our Master’s Programme in European Studies:

  • The Social Science Track
  • The Humanities Track
  • The Double Degree Track  with Konstanz University in Germany
  • The Double Degree Track  with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the United States

More information

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Requirements and Selection

Requirements: A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 90 credits in consecutive courses in a social science discipline such as Business Administration, Economic Geography, Economic History, Economics, European Studies, Human Geography, International Relations, Media and Communication, Sociology, Social Work, Political Science, Public Administration or equivalent, or 90 credits in consecutive courses in a humanities discipline such as Cultural Sciences, History, History of Ideas, Philosophy, Religious Studies or equivalent. Students at the Law Programme are also eligible to apply to the Master's Programme, after three years 180 credits equivalent of a bachelor degree. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection: The selection is based on the submitted CV and Statement of Intent. Use the assigned form available on http://pol.gu.se/english/education/centre-for-european-studies--ces-/master-s-programme-in-european-studies-120-credits/entrance-requirements-and-selection. CV and Statement of Intent shall be uploaded on www.universityadmissions.se no later than Feb 1 (admission round Jan 15). Priority will be given to those with at least 60 credits in European studies.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full programme cost: 168 026 SEK
First payment: 42 007 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on: http://www.universityadmissions.se

Study Guidance

031-786 1189, studentcounselling@pol.gu.se

Department

Department of Political Science
Box 711
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Sprängkullsgatan 19

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