Masters Programs in Intercultural studies

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Intercultural studies

Intercultural studies is defined as a study of different cultures with a goal of advancing knowledge regarding different people and their cultures. Emphasis is put on the cultures that have more influence on intercultural relations and that are more likely to affect international relations. This program has been in existence for quite some time, dating back to before the World War II. Enrolling for a masters program in intercultural studies seeks to help a student understand the differences among people, the cause of misconceptions among people, the stereotypes that have been created by people over generations and the best way to deal with these issues in the society. With the world fast becoming a global village, with air transport, the internet, the media and other advancements in technology pushing the agenda of breaking barriers, movement between different regions has never been easier. Interdependencies between states have also grown. Enrolling for a masters program in intercultural studies is one of the best solutions to handle the issue at hand; seeking to understand the differences between the various communities in the world and how to work through the various differences for the common good of mankind. The masters program offers the student an opportunity to learn about world relations and the diversification among the world cultures and people. As a student, one gets a chance to learn, interact with people from different regions and cultures and try to understand them. With world peace being an elusive dream, there is no better way to start than to enroll for a masters degree in intercultural studies.

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Master in International Relations and Regional Studies

University of Tartu
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Estonia Tartu

The MA programme combines comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several key regions of the world. [+]

Masters in Intercultural studies. The MA programme of International Relations and Regional Studies combines comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several key regions of the world, including the European Union, Russia and Eurasia, and the Baltic Sea region. Why study international relations at the University of Tartu? The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings) The research and teaching in the field of IR at UT is internationally visible and recognized placing us among the top IR schools in Eastern and Central Europe. Extensive international collaboration with universities in the U.S. (George Mason University, George Washington University), various universities in Europe, partner institutions in Russia (Higher School of Economics, MGIMO and others), and major international academic networks (e.g. PONARS-Eurasia, EISA, CEEISA). Interesting geographical location: Estonia is one of the smallest EU member states which is situated at the centre of the Baltic Sea Region and on Russia’s doorstep. Since 1989, Estonia has been in the centre of democratic, economic and geopolitical change in Eastern Europe. Advanced study facilities, excellent libraries, well-equipped computer labs and modern residence halls. Interactive and innovative teaching and learning methods are widely used. A wide variety of opportunities to study abroad, incl. Erasmus+ agreements and ISEP. Studying in Tartu is both attractive and affordable – high-quality education at a low cost in a country that is simultaneously both ancient and very modern, close to... [-]

Master in Area Studies (MAS)

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (FSV UK)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Czech Republic Prague

The MAS interdisciplinary programme offers expert knowledge and analytical-synthetic skills focused on modern history and current developments of Europe, Eurasia, and North America. The programme provides the students with tools for social science analysis and allows them to build their own thematic and territorial profile according to their individual needs and future career plans. [+]

The MAS interdisciplinary programme offers expert knowledge and analytical-synthetic skills focused on modern history and current developments of Europe, Eurasia, and North America. The programme provides the students with tools for social science analysis and allows them to build their own thematic and territorial profile according to their individual needs and future career plans. Description of the entrance examination and evaluation criteria In addition to the application, the following must be provided: 1. Copy of a diploma to show completed Bachelor's or Master's studies, or confirmation of ongoing studies in the academic year that those studies will be completed; 2. Transcript of marks and academic results from previous higher education studies; 3. CV 4. Motivation letter Confirmation of studies may be substituted with a transcript of marks, provided that these are from the same academic year as the application. All documents which are not originally in Czech, Slovak or English must be accurately translated into English. The admissions commission will will assess applicants on the basis of the documents submitted and rank them, using points 1 -10. The point limit for accepting applicants is set by the Dean. A pre-condition for being accepted is the completion of higher education studies. Conditions for admission shrink The admissions commission will assess applicants on the basis of the documents submitted and give them a ranking from 1-10 points. The point limit for accepting applicants is set by the Dean. A pre-condition for being accepted is the completion of higher education. Information on the... [-]

Master in Germanic/Romantic Languages

Belarusian State University
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years August 2017 Belarus Minsk

In accordance with the Republic of Belarus educational legal system citizens of Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan have a right to get Master degree in BSU on the following conditions: [+]

Masters in Intercultural studies. THE PROCEDURE OF APPLYING FOR MASTER'S DEGREE PROGRAMME ON THE TERMS OF “FOREIGN CITIZENS" In accordance with the Republic of Belarus educational legal system citizens of Russian Federation, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Uzbekistan have a right to get Master degree in BSU on the following conditions: studying for free or paying tuition fee as the Belarusian citizens do; on the conditions foreseen for foreign citizens temporarily staying or residing in the Republic of Belarus (hereinafter – “foreign citizens”) – based on the results of final assessment after obtaining educational program for people going to apply for higher education and an interview establishing their level of Russian in the amount enough for studying for Master’s degree. Foreign citizens of other countries can get to studies as for “foreign citizens” with paying the tuition fee. Studying terms The duration of Master studies in BSU is 1-2 years. For those who got higher education based on the higher education program and have the diploma of higher education the duration is 1 year. For those who studied at the bachelor program and got the Bachelor diploma the duration is 2 years. Applying for studies Documents acceptance for studying for Master’s degree in BSU is held from June, 8 till October, 1. Foreign citizens of visa-free countries come to Belarus to apply for studies with educational documents themselves, discussing terms, specialty, thesis curator in advance with the administration of the faculty they... [-]

Masters In Advanced Studies In Spanish And Latin American Literature

UNIBA Centro Universitario Internacional de Barcelona
Campus Full time 9 months April 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master of Advanced Studies in Spanish and Latin American literature offers a high-level academic program that will allow students to complete their training in philology through in-depth study of the Spanish and Latin American literature. [+]

INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES The Master of Advanced Studies in Spanish and Latin American literature It offers a high-level academic program that will allow students to complete their training in philology through in-depth study of Spanish and Latin American literature. The launch of this program responds to the growing interest in the language and Hispanic culture in all areas and international circles, especially in the Anglo world. Deepen the appeal of literary works written in Spanish, joins linking UNIBA and UB with Barcelona, ​​one of the most important publishing centers of Spain, and from the numerous Spanish and Latin American authors have disclosed level international. We must also not overlook the close relationship that this city has maintained historically American literature, from the boom of the Latin American novel to date. With this curriculum: You know the different lines of research that exist in Hispanic studies, their main problems and study methodologies. You will develop the most of your research and academic in the framework of the Spanish and Latin American literature competition. You master the basic theoretical and practical concepts of historical, cultural and literary fields in the Spanish and Latin American context. You can establish relationships between Spanish and Latin American cultures, and between them and European and American cultures, identifying common elements. Know position and evaluate any written or artistic in its historical, literary, ideological or aesthetic context demonstration. You will be able to analyze the Spanish and Latin texts and documents from a historical, literary, philosophical and... [-]

Master's Teaching Of Foreign Languages ​​and Intercultural Communication

Northern (Arctic) Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Arkhangelsk

The purpose of the master's program: preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of linguistics and intercultural communication (with a focus on the Barents [+]

The master's program - theory of teaching foreign languages ​​and intercultural communication in the BEAR Place of study: Institute of Philology and Intercultural Communication (IFiMK), Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master The purpose of the master's program: preparation of highly qualified specialists in the field of linguistics and intercultural communication (with a focus on countries of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council), who are able to practice the system of scientific knowledge in linguistics, methodology of teaching foreign languages ​​and intercultural communication with skills Research search ready for research and teaching at all levels of the education system, including higher education, post-graduate and continuing professional education. Features:... [-]