Master's Degree in Area studies in Gothenburg in Sweden

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Area studies

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Area studies have become more and more common in the academic world since the 1940s. These research fields are intended to assist students with increasing their knowledge and understanding of a variety of diverse populations and regions or countries.

 

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Gothenburg city is located in the west coast of Sweden. It is the 2nd largest city in the country and has over 500,000 inhabitants. Gothenburg has two universities Chalmers University of Technology and the University of Gothenburg.

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Master Programme in European Studies

University of Gothenburg, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Gothenburg

The master programme in European studies (two years) provides advanced knowledge and analytical skills relevant to different aspects of European development, with a special emphasis on the European Union enlargement and inte­gra­tion processes. [+]

Master Programme in European Studies, 120 hp

The master programme in European studies (two years) provides advanced knowledge and analytical skills relevant to different aspects of European development, with a special emphasis on the European Union enlargement and inte­gra­tion processes. The programme is inter- and multidisciplinary and addresses a broad range of topics within the field of European studies including legal, political, economic and social aspects of contemporary European development and integration. The programme equips students with the analytical skills to assess European actors involved in the integration process, implications of EU policy, as well as to formulate strategies to operate effectively in the European arena, i.e. knowledge and skills needed for both professional careers and post-graduate research.... [-]