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.
Master’s degree program "Baltic Sea Region Studies” curriculum
The following courses are offered: General courses, Baltic States and Europe, Policy and human rights, Society and environment, Art and literature studies, Cultural history and education. Besides, students are entitled to choose one of the languages (Latvian, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, or Lithuanian).
Study period and classes time
The full – time degree program covers two academic years. Classes are in the evenings of working days from 6.15pm till 9.30pm.
Graduates of the program of the Baltic Region Studies will have a possibility to work in the various state, non-governmental and private institutions such as government institutions, diplomatic structures, representative offices at the international organizations, e. g. the United Nations, UNESCO, NATO, European Council, etc., economy units, international organizations which have interests in the Baltic region e. g. institutions of higher education and scientific research.
1. Bachelor’s degree or a diploma proving equivalent level of education from an institution of higher education;
2. English language proficiency.
Enrolment criteria (for students competing for the state-financed study place)
1. The grade obtained in final Bachelor’s exam or the average grade obtained in final exams (40%);
2. The grade point average for undergraduate studies (60%).
Please note! Only EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long-term resident status holders can compete for a state-financed study place.
Autumn Intake (application start: 1 Jan 2018; studies start in Sept 2018)