MA in Central European Studies

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FACULTY

Faculty of Arts

STUDY PROGRAMME

Central European Studies

QUALIFICATION

MA in Central European Studies

LEVEL

MA

DURATION

4 semesters

TEACHING MODE

on-site and blended

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English (min. B2 or equivalent) 

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

bachelor’s or masters’ degree in  social or human sciences

ECTS CREDITS TO COLLECT

120 

TUITION FEE

2500 EUR/semester

OTHER FEES

150 EUR application fee

LECTURE, SEMINAR - PRACTICE

60% (lecture)/40 % (seminar, practice)

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The programme is designed to appeal to students who would like to taste Central Europe's fascinating past, present, and future and much more than that, through a series of specially designed courses. The programme will develop insight into Central Europe’s historic, political, social and cultural progress in a wider comparative context. It is an indispensable approach, as cultures have been clashing in the region for many centuries.

The programme offers  courses in a wide range of academic disciplines taught in English by local faculty and professors who are experts in their fields of study.

SPECIALIZATIONS: -

ENTRANCE EXAMINATION:

Requisites of admission:
Any kind of BA or BSc (or equivalent) diploma, preferably in the social sciences and a good command of English, written and spoken, proofed by a language certificate B2 or higher) of any kind, or a certificate of study conducted in English.

Evaluation criteria:
-    BA degree (max. 40 points)
-    competency in the academic literature of Central Europe (max. 40 points)
-    motivation, future plans (max. 20 points)
During the 20–30-minute online admission interview, the applicant’s social science knowledge, research interests and motivation, commitment to study on central-european issues and language proficiency is assessed. Successful candidates are to be able to answer the following questions on their professional backgrounds, and motivations:
1. What are the reasons and their motivations for applying to study on this programme in a Central European city?
2. What do they know and what knowledge do they want to gain about Central Europe?
3. What do they want to achieve with the Master of Arts degree in Central European Studies?
4. On what kind of fields do they want to acquire knowledge regarding  Central Europe? What are their research interests at present?
5. How and where do they envision to apply their knowledge after graduating?

Final Evaluation:
Applicants can score a maximum of 100 points. Applicants who score at least 80 points will be admitted to the MA program. Applicants who score less than 80 points will be rejected.
 

CAREER PROSPECTS: The program aims to train experts who, with the help of their acquired specific knowledge, are able to carry out tasks related to foreign affairs, economics, research, representation, intercultural relations, diplomacy of culture and organization in relation to the Central European region. Graduates shall be able to carry out such tasks in scientific, media related, diplomatic, entrepreneurial, institutional and cultural settings.  Graduates of the program will be prepared to continue their studies at doctoral level.

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