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Top 78 Master Degrees in Area studies 2019

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The term area studies is generally applied to a variety of social science and humanities fields. Area studies utilize multiple academic fields of research to examine the geography, politics, and culture of a particular locale.

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University of Bonn

A one-year postgraduate program, offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught by ZEI professors and a flying faculty of ... [+]

The development of the European Union has increased the need for comprehensive expertise in European affairs as well as the sources and effects of integration at all levels of government and in the private sector in the EU. ZEI's Master in European Studies - Governance and Regulation prepares students for an international career in EU institutions, international organizations, national administrations, NGOs and global companies.

The transformation process of the EU includes and affects the development of EU institutions and their interplay with national institutions in the EU Member States. Based on subsequent treaty changes, more and more sovereignty has been transferred from the national to the EU level. The program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States, also taking into account national reservations. The program also introduces ZEI students to the basic theories and methods of economic integration and economic and monetary governance in the EU.... [-]

Germany Bonn
Open Enrolment
English
Full time
1 year
Online & Campus Combined
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International University of Japan

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth log ... [+]

Japan-Global Development program (JGDP) is a newly established two-year master’s program to provide students the opportunity to learn universal development and growth logic in the fields of politics, economy and management, using Japan’s experiences in economic development and corporate growth as basic case materials. The JGDP was jointly developed by JICA and IUJ under the JICA-DSP.* *JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Development Studies Program (JICA-DSP) ”JICA-DSP” is a program that invites future leaders from partner countries to Japan to complete master’s or doctor’s degrees at Japanese graduate schools, where they learn about Japan’s experiences with its own modernization and development experience with Japanese development cooperation to other countries. JICA and universities in Japan jointly built and offer the JICA-DSP. Students will not only study in their respective academic fields, but will also learn much from modern Japan’s experience of development, which differs significantly from the history of growth and development found in the West. Students can study the “Japanese experience” systematically, including even negative ones, so that they may use this knowledge to contribute to the development of their own countries. THE CURRICULUM ... [-]
Japan Niigata
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross ... [+]

GPS is proud to offer a new, innovative, two-year, full-time degree: Master of Chinese Economic and Political Affairs. Beginning in fall 2017, students will work with UC San Diego’s world-class community of China scholars to investigate in depth the most important issues relating to contemporary China.

This professional degree allows students to combine UC San Diego’s rigorous professional training with a specialist’s interest in China. Students are trained to use cross-disciplinary tools to dig deeply into the economics and politics of China, as well as to consider its place in the Asia Pacific region and its relationship with the U.S.

The expertise of the degree’s core faculty covering economics, management, political science, and policy analytics, is supplemented by other UC San Diego scholars who specialize in Chinese politics, society, history and language. The result is academic and professional training that prepares graduates for an array of academic, business, diplomatic and government positions.... [-]

USA San Diego
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Eötvös Loránd University

TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development is a two-year (120 ECTS), bilingual (English and French) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD), involvin ... [+]

TEMA+ European Territories: Heritage and Development is a two-year (120 ECTS), bilingual (English and French) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree program (EMJMD), involving five universities from the EU and Canada. The TEMA+ Consortium is coordinated from ELTE and formed by the École des Hautes en Sciences Sociales in Paris (EHESS), the University of Catania (UNICT), the Charles University, Prague (CUNI), and the Laval University from Canada (UL) in cooperation with the European Heritage Label (EHL) and different UNESCO offices.

The goal of this program is to provide a better understanding of the growing presence and importance of cultural heritage in a European context by applying a multinational, interdisciplinary approach. Over the past decade, academics have started recognizing the importance and impact of European cultural heritage on identity and contemporary culture. For this reason, the consortium has commonly decided to use its expertise to develop a new interdisciplinary program and curriculum and to create the first European joint master program on European Heritage Studies that connects the academic fields of Social Sciences and Humanities.... [-]

Hungary District V.
September 2019
English,French
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Aarhus University

The Master's degree program in European studies is for anyone with a Bachelor's degree in a relevant social science or humanistic subject who would like to add a European ... [+]

European studies: European connections

The Master's degree program in European studies is for anyone with a Bachelor's degree in a relevant social science or humanistic subject who would like to add a European dimension to their education. The purpose of the degree program is to give you general knowledge of European conditions, political as well as historical and cultural, to build on the insight you gained in your BA studies.

Work internationally and interculturally

With a Master’s degree in European studies, you are qualified to analyse, understand and work with both European diversity and everything that brings Europeans together. European studies is an interdisciplinary and multicultural degree program and therefore prepares you to work in international organisations, large corporations and in public administration.... [-]

Denmark Aarhus
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Helsinki

Would you like to understand populism in Europe or how to respond to political violence? Or are you keen on learning more about Nordic welfare states? Do you enjoy studyi ... [+]

Are you in­ter­ested in European or Nor­dic is­sues?

Would you like to understand populism in Europe or how to respond to political violence? Or are you keen on learning more about Nordic welfare states? Do you enjoy studying in a multidisciplinary and international atmosphere, and experiencing Europe from a Northern perspective? Are you interested in studying at a top-ranked university? If your answer is yes, read further and learn why the European and Nordic Studies master's program at the University of Helsinki might be the perfect match for you!

Goal of the pro­gram

Understanding Europe today requires much more than understanding the process of European integration. The tensions, challenges, and possibilities that are manifesting themselves today have their roots in a long political, social and cultural history.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Latvia

This is a two-year program providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues. The program offers education in ... [+]

Master Programs in Area studies.

This is a two-year program providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues. The program offers education in humanities and several social and environmental disciplines, focusing on the Baltic Sea region countries. This is a joint-degree program set up in cooperation with four partner universities: the University of Turku in Finland, the University of Tartu in Estonia, the University of Latvia and Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania. The programs are compatible, and this partnership enables student mobility within the program.

As a result of passing the program, the master students obtain qualifications to continue their academic research in doctoral studies.... [-]

Latvia Riga
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)

Many people regard the 21st century as the “Asia Pacific century” as a result of the region’s continuous and robust growth. The region’s prominence can be witnessed throu ... [+]

Overview

The Master’s program in Asia Pacific Studies aims to educate and transform students into competent leaders ready to handle challenges facing the Asia Pacific region. The program encourages students to analyze complicated and ever-changing sociocultural conditions and international issues, pursue feasible solutions and pave a path to a prosperous future for the region. Students accumulate professional knowledge and insights, interpret complex facts in objective and systematic manners and provide insightful solutions to problems.

A broad range of issues is addressed in the two divisions: International Relations and Society and Culture. The courses taught under this program consist of four pillars: analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented intensive seminar courses. This program nurtures students’ research skills, including the ability to formulate frameworks for analyses, collect and analyze data, and test arguments and hypotheses. Students are expected to conduct research under a specific theme in a systematic manner throughout their studies.... [-]

Japan Beppu
April 2020
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Siena

The Second Cycle Degree Programme (Laurea Magistrale) in International Studies (LM-52) provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of law, economics, ... [+]

The Second Cycle Degree Programme (Laurea Magistrale) in International Studies (LM-52) provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of law, economics, political science, sociology, history and languages.

Acquired competencies allow graduates to analyze political, economic and social phenomena on an international scale and to reflect on the complexity of the contemporary world. Graduates are well suited for high-level positions in national and international companies, agencies, organizations and institutions, both public and private.

The Degree Programme offers three specializations: International and Diplomatic Studies, Development and International Cooperation, European Studies, the latter taught in English.... [-]

Italy Siena
October 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. It is specially designed for international stu ... [+]

Study programme

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. To our knowledge, this is the only existing Master’s programme that has a specialisation in this field of philosophy. It is specially designed for international students who have a special interest and who aim for a first-class education in modern and contemporary European philosophy.

The programme offers an in-depth study of European philosophy beginning with classical rationalism and empiricism, moving on to Kant and German Idealism, and concluding with the 20th century and contemporary philosophy.

The programme is unique since it includes credited language courses that give students the opportunity to improve on their knowledge of French and German, it offers credited internships that connect students with the job market, and finally, it includes interdisciplinary course options in other fields like history, politics, or literature.... [-]

Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette
September 2019
English
Full time
4 semesters
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

The HSE University - St. Petersburg Master's Programme in "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" responds to the growing strategic importance of the wider Eurasian region, inc ... [+]

Programme Overview

The HSE University - St. Petersburg Master's Programme in "Comparative Politics of Eurasia" responds to the growing strategic importance of the wider Eurasian region, including the former Soviet Union and the countries of East Asia, as well as the associated need for both national and international expertise in the comparative politics of this vital region. The programme provides for a discipline-based professional training in Comparative Politics complemented with an advanced, specialist understanding of the unique and challenging political and social environment of the Eurasian region.

The programme curriculum is developed around a core conceptual training in comparative political science and a comprehensive empirical training in contemporary methods of social science research. Alongside this core, the programme offers an exciting range of elective courses in two broad groups. The first group, augmenting the core training in comparative political science covers politics and society in contemporary Russia; the social and political transformations of Central Asia, China and Vietnam; and the political economy of post-communist development. A second, the more multi-disciplinary grouping of courses includes those that cover: the international relations of Russia, Central Asia, China and Vietnam; Russia’s energy policies and dilemmas; and Russia’s geopolitical standing in the context of the wider Arctic region.... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Ca' Foscari University of Venice

This programme allows you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the languages, literatures, and cultures of European and American postcolonial countries according ... [+]

LANGUAGES

Albanian, Anglo-American, Czech, English, French, German, Modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese and Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish.

CURRICULA

Literatures and Cultures Concentrations:

• American Studies (taught in English)

• English Studies (taught in English)

• French Studies (taught in Italian)

• German Studies (taught in Italian)

• Iberian Studies (taught in Italian)

• Slavic and Balkan Studies (taught in Italian)

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English
Full time
2 - 2 years
Campus
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University of Trento School of International Studies

The programme aims to provide students with those multidisciplinary tools and competences indispensable for a broad-based understanding of economic, legal, political and ... [+]

The Master’s programme in European and International Studies (MEIS) is the result of a close interfaculty collaboration of the School of International Studies with the Departments of Economics and Management, Sociology and Social Research, Humanities and the Faculty of Law. The hallmark of the Master’s programme is its strong multi- and interdisciplinary approach, which gives students the opportunity to transcend the confines of traditional academic disciplines. All courses are taught in English, another characteristic that distinguishes the programme from similar ones offered in other Italian and European Universities.

The programme aims to provide students with those multidisciplinary tools and competences indispensable for a broad-based understanding of economic, legal, political and social transformations in the European and international contexts. Particular emphasis is given to teaching the tools and skills necessary for the analysis of the interaction of individual and collective actors both within European and international institutions; the functioning of European and international economic, legal, political and social systems; European and international systems of governance. The MEIS programme attaches great importance to foreign languages which are an essential prerequisite for the development of effective communication skills. Taught courses, language workshops and tutoring activities contribute to developing advanced English language communication skills and develop a working knowledge of at least one additional foreign language (in addition to a basic knowledge of Italian).... [-]

Italy Trento
October 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Metropolitan University Prague

The two-year postgraduate programme that develops and deepens the knowledge acquired in previous studies. Previous studies in the same field are NOT a requirement. ... [+]

Master in International Relations and European Studies

The programme provides students with an opportunity to explore advanced topics in international relations and European studies while honing skills related to researching, essay and reports writing, public speaking, and communication in English. While Master’s students in the IRES department often come from a formal international relations and/or European studies background, the department welcomes students from other disciplines and assists them in ‘catching up,’ ensuring that they are on par with their classmates.

The programme is taught over two academic years (4 semesters) and it is concluded by a Master’s Dissertation, under supervision from one of our faculty members. During this time-period, students are obliged to take all the allotted compulsory courses and they have the possibility to specialise in certain areas (of their interest) by selecting the ‘free-choice’ courses offered each semester.... [-]

Czech Republic Prague
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English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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UCAM Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

The Master's in European Union Studies and Human Rights represents an innovation in the educational field. Its support of a face-to-face formation, the active involvement ... [+]

The Catholic University San Antonio (UCAM) has a large team of researchers that are specialized in European constitution & legislation and come from various responsibility backgrounds. It is their knowledge and expertise that converge in this Master's Degree, providing students with an interdisciplinary program, which allows them to gain a broad and comprehensive understanding of the European Union. Our academic staff is also composed of a large number of civil servants and consultancy experts involved in the daily practice of the European Union.

The Master's in European Union Studies and Human Rights represents an innovation in the educational field. Its support of a face-to-face formation, the active involvement of students of various nationalities, combined visits to European institutions and the mixed approach of the provided training makes UCAM’s Master's in EU Studies and Human Rights a rigorous, innovative and top quality program. Moreover, the postgraduate degree also includes a work placement in a real company or institution of at least 250 hours in duration.... [-]

Spain Murcia Spain Online
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English
Full time
Part time
1 year
Campus
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