MSc in European Studies

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Program Description

MSc in European Studies

Maastricht University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Research Master

The Research Master European Studies is a two-year interdisciplinary programme leading to a Master of Science degree. The programme’s focus is on doing research into the politics and policies of the European Union and into the wider historical and international contexts of the process of European integration. It is an interdisciplinary programme combining political science and the study of international relations with history and the cultural sciences. The overall objective of the programme is to equip future PhD students and analysts with a broad range of scientific methods and theoretical approaches relevant to the analysis of European phenomena.

The programme operates in close cooperation with other universities, with European Union institutions, other Brussels-based actors and with the national administrations of the European Union member states.

Double degree

The research master’s programme European Studies can also be studied as a double degree programme in co-operation with the University of Cologne.

Fast facts

The Research Master European Studies at Maastricht University…

  • is a two-year international and interdisciplinary Master of Science programme
  • is taught in English
  • offers the possibility to follow a double degree track, which results in two master's diplomas: first year of the programme at Maastricht University, second year at the University of Cologne
  • combines political science and the study of international relations with history and the cultural sciences
  • explores the politics, policies and administration of the European Union
  • pays attention to the wider historical, cultural and international contexts of the process of European integration
  • uses a distinctive didactic model
  • places an emphasis on doing research
  • culminates in a master’s thesis

Summer School

If you would like to come to Maastricht earlier in the summer in order to settle in, you might think about taking a language course or attending the Maastricht summer school for 2, 4 or 6 weeks.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 23, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Full time
Price
Price
2,006 EUR
Information
Deadline
June 1, 2017
*Non-EU Applicants - 1 May 2017 / EU Applicants - 1 June 2017
Start date Sept. 2017
Place
Netherlands Maastricht
Application deadline June 1, 2017
*Non-EU Applicants - 1 May 2017 / EU Applicants - 1 June 2017
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 2,006 EUR