A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.
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.
The MA in European Studies (MES) is a one-year interdisciplinary programme aimed at training future experts in European Union affairs and institutions. The master provide
The MA in European Studies (MES) is a one-year interdisciplinary program aimed at training future experts in European Union affairs and institutions. The master provides students holding at least a Bachelor’s Degree (or Italy’s Laurea Triennale) with broad yet specific proficiencies in EU institutions and policies.
The program, in particular, provides:
Advanced training on EU institutions and European policies
Multinational perspective on EU public policies and EU Mediterranean affairs
An international student body at a top class academic institutions
Unrivalled academic competency with an international faculty
Strong professional and networking with regular meeting with EU professional experts and practicioners
Practical training on EPSO selection procedures and EU Project Management Cycle
Access to national and international institutions based in Rome
We address this program to foreign students from all over the world (and also from Poland) who want to pursue their Master's degree in our country, become familiar with i
General idea and Invitation
We invite you to choose our graduate degree program: "Philosophy and Culture of East-Central Europe - Experience and Thought" (PCE-CE). We address this program to foreign students from all over the world (and also from Poland) who want to pursue their Master's degree in our country, become familiar with its history and culture, make new friends, and embark on an interesting existential and intellectual adventure.
What is "Philosophy and Culture of East-Central Europe - Experience and Thought"?
One of Master’s degree programs in philosophy offered at the Institute of Philosophy, Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw (Poland) - addressed to all graduate students interested in getting to know the philosophical-cultural legacy of Central and Eastern Europe. The studies provide an opportunity to become familiar with the experience and thought of the people of this region as well as to gain knowledge, skills, and competencies related thematically to the philosophy and culture of Central and Eastern Europe....
University of Hradec Králové, Philosophical Faculty
Master's programme is designed for students who have obtained a bachelor's degree. The study is designed as a multidisciplinary overview of humanities and social sciences
The Philosophical Faculty of the University of Hradec Králové offers master's degree which may be pursued in full-time study. Master's degree programme is designed for students who have obtained a bachelor's degree. The study is designed as a multidisciplinar overview of humanities and social sciences, in which Central Europe is characterized in a broad context.
Inter-disciplinary studies within the scope of humanities and social sciences.
Central Europe is comprehended and studied in a broader, especially historical-political and socio-economic context.
Courses of Czech, Polish and German are offered as a part of the studies.
A graduate of the study field Central European Studies will obtain detailed knowledge of Central European realia, particularly in the area of the modern history, politics, culture, society and economy of Middle Europe.
The graduates will be provided with the ability to analyse the current social, economic and political events in this region as well as in the individual mid-European countries.
The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies is a 30-credit interdisciplinary degree characterized by a distinct level of flexibility in allowing students to create a cou
Master of Arts in Latin American Studies
The Latin American Studies Program at the University of Miami takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the politics, economics, cultures, and societies of Latin America and the Caribbean. Courses in the program are offered in departments from every school and college at the University of Miami, and the program's faculty research topics ranging from development economics to immigrant health care, from indigenous music to Caribbean colonial literature, from the archaeology of the region's earliest people to present-day questions of resource conservation and management. Our students become true experts who can speak to a wide range of issues confronting Latin America; experts who can contribute proactively to development and cooperation as well as to business and political analysis in ways that their peers with a more traditional disciplinary focus simply cannot....
University of Salzburg- Centre of European Union Studies
Politics, Law and Economics are highly influenced by European decisions. Knowledge of European institutions, policies, decision procedures and law is therefore extremely
MA in European Union Studies
Politics, Law and Economics are highly influenced by European decisions. Knowledge of European institutions, policies, decision procedures and law is therefore extremely relevant for everybody working in the public and private sectors. The unique master program in European Union Studies imparts students with a profound theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas, by connecting political science, law, economics, history, communication studies, and languages.
The program also provides opportunities for studying abroad, enhancing the international qualification and the language competences of its students. Also, the whole study program is taught in English (since Curriculum 2016), intensifying the international focus. The master program takes account of political and socio-economic processes and includes European practitioners and experts from the European institutions in its teaching program. By simulating decision procedures and moot courts students practice preparing bargaining positions and negotiating these position in the framework of the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union, the Commission and the European Court of Justice....
The master’s degree programme in East Asian studies (EAST) gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia.
Master’s Degree Programme in East Asian Studies (MPAS)
Gain in-depth knowledge of today’s East Asian societies and become a specialist in the most dynamic region of the world!
The master’s degree programme in East Asian studies (MPAS) gives a unique opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of the dynamic societies of contemporary East Asia.
Students gain expertise in East Asian contemporary history, politics and societies and learn social science research methods to become area specialists on East Asia. East Asian languages are studied as part of the degree to support students’ acquisition of knowledge and Master’s thesis research.
Students in the Programme have good opportunities for student exchange in East Asian universities as well as to receive East Asian study and research scholarships. The Programme provides expertise to enter international public, private and third sector professions. Students also become qualified to apply to PhD programmes and to pursue an academic career....
Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
The MA programme in European Studies is composed of high-level postgraduate courses taught in English. Students will take classes from the core, key, speciality, and opt
M.A. in European Studies
The MA programme in European Studies is composed of high-level postgraduate courses taught in English. Students will take classes from the core, key, speciality, and optional categories according to their academic specialisation and personal interest. The maximum duration of studies is 4 semesters.
This programme is designed to provide students with advanced and interdisciplinary knowledge of contemporary European affairs. Our focus is the study of the political, economic and cultural character of Central and Eastern Europe and the European Union. Most of our graduates apply their expertise in careers in either non-governmental or business sectors, while others continue with their studies on a doctoral level....
The International Master's Degree Program in Israel Studies offers students the opportunity for an in-depth study of the State of Israel from the beginning of the Zionist
The International Master’s Degree Program in Israel studies offers students the opportunity to partake in an in-depth study of the State of Israel covering periods of the beginning of the Zionist movement to the present day. The course aims to elucidate the theoretical underpinnings of the Zionist project, communities of the Jewish diaspora and their relationship to the modern state of Israel, and the deep complexities of Israeli society in light of its multicultural character.
Recent years have witnessed an unprecedented growth of scholarly interest in Israeli history, politics, society and culture. Numerous programs, research centers and chair endowments in Israel Studies have been established in North America and Europe, adding a new, fresh and innovative dimension to existing programs in Judaic Studies. ...
The Master of Arts in North African and Middle Eastern Studies (NAMES) offers an intensive study of social sciences and humanities courses focusing on North Africa and th
The Master of Arts in North African and Middle Eastern Studies (NAMES) offers an intensive study of social sciences and humanities courses focusing on North Africa and the Middle East combined with an equally intensive study of Modern Standard Arabic. The course also includes the opportunity for direct contact with the realities of the field and with social actors and stakeholders. The program takes advantage of the school’s faculty expertise in the region, as well as their experience in teaching diverse student bodies. The program is intended to address the needs of students who want to become specialists in this region by learning about its culture, history, economy, and politics. Students come from different academic backgrounds, including International Studies, International Relations, Political Science, Anthropology, Economics, Sociology, Mediterranean Studies, and Middle Eastern Studies....
The MA in the Politics and Economics of Contemporary Eastern and Southeastern Europe aims at offering a comprehensive analysis of both political and economic development
Political Science (University of Bamberg)
MA in Politics and Economics of Contemporary Eastern and Southeastern Europe (University of Macedonia) http://mabsos.uom.gr/
The Double Masters degree allows you to:
Achieve two MA degrees within two years.
Acquire theoretical expertise in political institutions and processes in an international framework.
Build up considerable empirical knowledge of Eastern and Southeastern Europe by benefiting from the dual component of the Double Degree programme.
Scholarships are available.
The language of instruction is English at both locations. Modules taught in German at Bamberg are open to all students with an adequate command of German.
An Interdisciplinary and Regional Focus in Thessaloniki
Taught exclusively in Florence, Italy, the Master of Arts in political science program focuses on comparative and international politics. This program is designed to dire
This program is taught in Florence, Italy.
James Madison University's M.A. program in political science with a concentration in European Union Policy Studies (EUPS) is a one-year program based in Florence, Italy. Students become experts in European politics, policy analysis, and the transatlantic relationship in the city that has inspired Dante, Michelangelo, Machiavelli, and countless others.
Alumni of the master's program take on positions in government and diplomatic service, international business, non-governmental organizations, and educational/research institutions.
The program features small classes and a dynamic international faculty. Students put their policy analytic skills into practice during summer internships. They take multiple academic trips to Brussels and Strasbourg, where they network with officials in the European Parliament, European Commission, US Department of State, NATO, and elsewhere. They collaborate on team-based projects with masters-level peers from European universities. The program's coursework is in English, but Italian language training is emphasized, starting with full-immersion courses upon arrival....
The MA in Politics, Development and the Global South reflects Goldsmiths’ interdisciplinary academic spirit, drawing on expertise in the Centre for Postcolonial Studies,
How can (and should) we talk about the challenges and possibilities for development in the 21st century?
Development has long been held up as an ideal for societies and peoples, and the pursuit of it has been decisive in shaping the modern world. Many degrees treat it as an uncontested term and presume that the only task is to consider the best means towards this end. By contrast, the MA in Politics, Development and the Global South begins by showing that in the 21st century ‘development’ – what it means and how it is to be achieved – has become a site of struggle, one where new forms of politics and theory have emerged.
Major changes in recent decades, including the emergence of new geopolitical powers on the international stage, growing challenges to neoliberal dogmas, heightened concern with increasing global inequality, and recognition of the danger of ecological devastation, have meant that the study and pursuit of development requires a fresh, innovative approach. Throughout this degree, you’ll study the Global South as a producer, not simply a consumer, in theory, and as a site where novel forms of political struggle are emerging....
University of Hamburg in cooperation with Europa-Kolleg Hamburg
The two-semester Master Programme "European and European Legal Studies" is offered by the Institute for European Integration of the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg in co
Are you fascinated by the process of European integration and the way it holds a fascination for other regions in the world? Do you wish to deepen your understanding of this process and be actively involved in it? Do you aspire to a career in which well-grounded legal, economic and political science knowledge about European integration is indispensable? You have already completed your first degree preferably in the area of law, economics or political science with an outstanding result? Then you should apply for a place in our Master Programme.
The two-semester Master Programme "European and European Legal Studies" is offered by the Institute for European Integration of the Foundation Europa-Kolleg Hamburg in cooperation with the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Hamburg....
Georgetown University - SFS - School of Foreign Service
Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MASIA) aims to produce students who are conversant at the expert level in the languages, politics, economics, history and societal aspect
Housed within Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, the Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MASIA) program provides students a unique combination of functional training and regional expertise. This degree equips students with the necessary skills to engage with private and public sector interests in Asia while solving global issues related to the region. MASIA at Georgetown is a terminal, 36-credit (12-course) program, where students have the opportunity to study core disciplines in the humanities and the social sciences as they relate to Asia. Students also pursue one or more thematic/geographic concentrations. A thesis option is available.
This innovative balance of traditional area studies and functional training offers students a package of scholarly expertise and substantive skills that enhances the intellectual value and the marketability of their degree, whether they pursue employment or a Ph.D. after graduation....
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (LAHS) is an interdisciplinary program that helps students develop innovative approaches to
Despite impressive democratization and economic growth within much of Latin America and the Caribbean in recent decades, serious problems such as poverty, inequality, ethnic cleavage, crime, political violence, and illicit drug flows persist; while new issues, including those linked to climate change, resource competition, and natural disasters have emerged. The Elliott School’s Master of Arts in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies (LAHS) is an interdisciplinary program that helps students develop innovative approaches to the enduring problems and emerging challenges of the hemisphere. The program’s design and location facilitate employment at a broad spectrum of organizations based in Washington, DC, as well as elsewhere in the Western Hemisphere....