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.
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 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....
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 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 program provides instruction, training, and first-hand acquaintance with Middle Eastern affairs and offers academic instruction and mentoring, professional training a
Masters of Arts (M.A) in Area studies. Program description
The program provides instruction, training, and first-hand acquaintance with Middle Eastern affairs and offers academic instruction and mentoring, professional training and opportunities for close cultural encounters in the rich and dynamic setting of Haifa.
Promoting Middle Eastern Encounters in both time and space – including religious, cultural, political, ideological encounters. The city of Haifa, in general, and the campus of the University of Haifa, in particular, are a living laboratory where religious and ethnic groups, such as Jews, Muslims, Christians, and Baha'is, as well as Druze, Bedouin and Circassians, live, interact and study side-by-side, constituting a micro-cosmos of the Middle East....
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 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
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 Latin American Studies (MALAS) provides students with in-depth study and advanced understanding of Latin America.
The Master of Arts in Latin American Studies at SFS is designed for students pursuing careers in government, business, and international organizations in the U.S. and abroad as well as those who contemplate additional post-graduate work in the humanities or social sciences. M.A. students typically focus their studies in one of the following disciplines: Government, Political Economy, History, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights, Development, Literature and Cultural Studies, Anthropology or Security Studies.
While most students complete the degree in two years on a full-time basis, part-time and accelerated options are available as well.
In addition to the MA in Latin American Studies, CLAS also offers an undergraduate certificate in Latin American Studies, a joint MA/PhD program with the Department of Government, a joint M.A/JD program with the Georgetown University Law Center, and an accelerated BAorBS/MA program. Also, cooperative degree agreements with 16 colleges and universities allow undergraduates from these schools to pursue an accelerated masters degree in Latin American Studies at CLAS....
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
The Master in Asia Pacific Studies (MAPS) program develops valuable cultural competency of the Asia Pacific region. Reflecting the diversity and innovative spirit of San
Our two-year, 28-unit program provides knowledge and analysis of the societies, history, literature, economics, and politics of the world's most dynamic region. The 28 credits typically consist of five to six core courses, a capstone project, and two elective courses.
Classes are held in the late afternoon or evening, Monday through Thursday, which provides students the flexibility to balance their graduate studies with work and personal responsibilities.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students completing the MAPS Program will be able to demonstrate:
an ability to apply research tools and methods to analyze critically topics within class disciplines and contemporary interdisciplinary fields of Asia Pacific Studies.
an understanding of sociocultural histories and traditions, political and economic patterns of development, organizational practices and behaviors, and contemporary events as evidenced in the Asia Pacific region.
oral and written proficiency in an Asian language corresponding to the fourth semester of USF undergraduate courses, or the equivalent level in languages not taught at USF.
practical experience in Asia-Pacific related contexts via opportunities for academic and professional development such as internships, fieldwork, conferences, symposia, public programs, class excursions and other types of experiential learning.
Program of Study