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77 Master's Programs in Area studies 2020

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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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 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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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.... [-]

Japan Niigata
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Bonn

The one-year postgraduate program is offered by the University of Bonn at the Center for European Integration Studies (ZEI). Taught in English by ZEI Professors and renow ... [+]

The complex 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. 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 program examines the implications of EU governance for the EU as well as for its Member States and other staekholders. 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 Enrollment
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
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 Budapest
September 2020
English (US),French
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 (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Fondazione Collegio Europeo di Parma

The Diploma and University Master in Advanced European Studies is meant to be a stepping-stone to increase one’s competences in the field of European Union law, economy a ... [+]

Diploma and Master in Advanced European Studies Your World-Class Career Starts in Parma European College of Parma Foundation

The European College of Parma Foundation is a post-graduate education institute that has been active for over 30 years in the field of Advanced European Studies.

Course Objectives

The Diploma and University Master in Advanced European Studies is meant to be a stepping-stone to increase one’s competences in the field of European Union law, economy and policies, so as to give tools for building up an international career.

Its interdisciplinary and multilingual study program is aimed at providing specialized skills on the structure and functioning of the European Union and its policies.... [-]

Italy Parma
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English (US),Italian,French
Full-time
2 semesters
Campus
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University of Latvia

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

Highlights Study location: Latvia, Riga Type: Postgraduate, full-time Nominal duration: 2 years (120 ECTS) Study language: English Awards: Master (Master of Humanities in Baltic Sea Region Studies) Accreditation: Study programme is accredited Overview

This is a two year programme providing an excellent opportunity to obtain an interdisciplinary Master`s degree in Baltic Sea region issues. The programme offers education in humanities and several social and environmental disciplines, focusing on the Baltic Sea region countries.

This is a joint-degree programme 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 programmes are compatible, and this partnership enables student mobility within the programme.... [-]

Latvia Riga
September 2020
English (US)
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 (US)
Full-time
2 - 2 years
Campus
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Higher School of Economics

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and ... [+]

Programme Overview

Globalization has created a need for highly skilled professionals capable of working in a global environment. This Master’s programme explores state-society relations and economic development in modern Asia, predominantly South Asia and the Middle East, through comparative and international political economy, economic development theory, and comparative anthropological sociology. Its approach is grounded in the context of retrospective genesis methodology of Asian Studies.

The programme provides students with a range of skills required to understand the processes that are taking place in contemporary Asia. The programme is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary approach, which enables students to supplement area studies with courses on international trade, investment, and business, thus providing them with necessary tools to analyze economic, political and cultural issues relevant to Asian countries. A number of courses will focus specifically on relations between the Russian Federation and countries in the region. The programme's academic content is complemented by research projects and opportunities for language training.... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
September 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)

The principal objective of the Master in European Governance is to educate experts in European public policy, providing an advanced-level training in Political Science co ... [+]

Taught in the heart of one of the principal institutional centers of the European Union, the University of Luxembourg’s innovative new bilingual (English/French) Master in European Governance distinctively combines:

a strong core of teaching on European Politics and Policy a broader interdisciplinary curriculum on European integration; a series of practitioner-led seminars providing unique insight into the processes of European decision-making.

The Master’s degree builds upon the research programme in European Governance established in 2004, which brings together over 25 collaborators (http://europa.uni.lu).

Objectives

The principal objective of the Master in European Governance is to educate experts in European public policy, providing an advanced-level training in Political Science complemented by a wider interdisciplinarity. The programme permits students:... [-]

Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette
September 2020
English (US),French
Full-time
4 semesters
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 (US)
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 2020
English (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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Lille Catholic University - Faculty of Law

Our master’s program in Global and European Politics is an advanced training program focussing on the political, economic, social-ecological and cultural processes regula ... [+]

The master’s program in Global and European Politics is an advanced postgraduate degree focussing on the political, economic, social-ecological and cultural processes regulating contemporary societies in a globalized world. The global and regional levels are the stages at which major political challenges play out: migrations, transnational armed conflicts, environmental degradation, and climate change, organized criminality, global inequalities or poverty among others.

Understanding today’s world, therefore, means analyzing the multi-level interaction between the public (States, international organizations, etc.) and private actors (companies, networks, NGOs, etc.). These interactions are places of constant struggle for the redefinition of the rules of the game of world politics.... [-]

France Lille
September 2020
English (US),French
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 faculty’s large team of researchers come from various academic backgrounds, specializing in different aspects of the European Constitution & EU legislation. Their experiences combined with their extensive knowledge provide students of this Master’s degree with an interdisciplinary program, which allows graduates to obtain a broad and comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of the European Union. Our academic staff includes a large number of civil servants and consultancy experts involved in the daily practices of the European Union.

This Master’s in European Union Studies and Human Rights is an innovative degree within the educational field. Its incorporation of face-to-face formation, the active involvement of students of various nationalities, combined visits to European institutions, and our mixed approach to the academic and professional formation of the student makes UCAM’s Master’s in European Union Studies and Human Rights a rigorous, innovative and top quality program. Moreover, the course also includes a work placement of 250 hours.Fully imparted in English, this Master’s degree offers graduates a highly comprehensive training at European administrative level. The program is aimed at graduates from all academic backgrounds., including Political Sciences, Law, Social & Communication Sciences, Business Administration, History and other subjects of the Humanities. Future PhD candidates and lawyers working on European legislation are also more than welcome to enroll.... [-]

Spain Murcia Spain Online
October 2020
English (US)
Full-time
1 year
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 (US)
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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