MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University

Program Description

MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies

Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University

MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies

The double degree MA in European Studies / MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies programme combines a teaching dimension with high-quality research. It provides students with knowledge in the field of EU studies and democracy and governance. It is also a platform for the exchange of ideas and interesting interpretation among students, scholars and researchers from around the world interested in democracy, leadership and EU institutions and policies. It helps to answer questions about the direction, dynamics and future of democracy in Europe and European integration. This innovative programme offers International Seminars to broaden the students' perspective on the topic in question. Students will choose from mandatory and elective courses. They will benefit from supervision at both Universities.

Programme Details

  • Partner: Universidade Católica Portuguesa
  • Programme Duration: Two years (four semesters)
  • Study Mode: Full time
  • Programme is worth 126 ECTS.

Suitable for: This programme is designed for students eager to learn more about the contemporary Europe understood as political, economic and social project. It is open for students interested in political order in Europe in a new global challenges and perspective

Students will both be able to start in Krakow and progress to Lisbon and vice-versa.

Diploma: The successful completion of the two-year double degree programme will lead to the award of two degrees: MA in the field of European Studies (EU Study specialization) from the Jagiellonian University and MA in Governance, Leadership and Democracy Studies from the Universidade Católica Portuguesa.

Advisory Board of the New MA Programme: Marc Plattner (Chair), Martin Bútora, Larry Diamond, Paul Flather, Ivan Krastev, Horst Mewes, Bronislaw Misztal, Anthony O'Hear, Clifford Orwin, Lord Raymond Plant, Susan Shell, and Aleksander Smolar.

Admission Requirements

Eligible for all holders of undergraduate degrees (1st cycle). Final year undergraduate may also apply. Appropriate level of English language proficiency.

Curriculum/Programme

Program of study for each student will be consulted with the coordinators at both universities. Please also consult the Study Programme in the "See Also" column.

Graduate Profile

Student who graduate from this programme are qualified to work in diplomacy and international relations, regional, local and national governmental positions, non-governmental organisations, think-tanks, consultancy and public affairs, p rivate Companies and Business Associations, financial institutions and European Union Institutions (Council, Parliament, Commission and Support Services).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 24, 2015
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Poland Kraków, Lesser Poland
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