Master's Degree in Development studies in Budapest in Hungary

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Development studies

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Development Studies is a vibrant field concerned with processes of change such as social and economic, political and cultural and the major policy challenges that present the efforts to overcome poverty and insecurity. The program provides a stable interdisciplinary social science formation and develops students’ capacities for independent and critical inquiry.

Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine and Romania to the east, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west.

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and the ninth largest in the European Union. As the largest in the country, it serves as a center for commercial and industrial activities among others. It has close to twenty institutions of higher learning within its borders.

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Master in Advanced European and International Studies – Nice-Tunis-Rome

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year

The bilingual Master in Advanced European and International Studies-Mediterranean Studies takes place in Nice, Tunis and Rome. [+]

Masters in Development studies in Budapest in Hungary. Learning and living the Mediterranean The "Mediterranean studies" branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching,encompassing vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world. The Master’s programme follows an original approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in Euro-­Mediterranean Studies and International Relations: The MAEIS is an international, interdisciplinary and itinerant programme which aims to educate the next generation of Euro­Mediterranean decision­makers. Following the slogan “Learning and living the Mediterranean”, the participants rotate each trimester,moving their place of studies from Nice to Tunis and then to Rome. The MAEIS is a one -year ­programme, subdivided into three terms. Degree and recognition Students who successfully complete the programme are awarded two certifications at the end of the academic year: Master in Advanced European and International Studies: This is the diploma of CIFE, certifying the successful completion of the academic curriculum and granting 60 ECTS credits at Master level. The degree qualification Chargé de Mission en Organisations Européennes et Internationales (Policy Officer in European and International Organisations): This qualification is recognised by the French state as a degree at Master level (level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework EQF). Admission requirements This graduate programme is aimed at students who have already completed a first degree (minimum three years of study at university level). Furthermore, students must have an active knowledge of English and French. You can find more detailed information on the application procedure and apply online at www.ie-ei.eu. Deadline for applications: 15 June 2017 Teaching modules Conflict Management and Peace Making The Mediterranean is a case study par excellence for Peace and Conflict Studies. In the last two decades Mediterranean societies have been significantly affected by inter­group violence and inter­state conflicts: from the Western Balkans to Cyprus, from Israel to Palestine, from Libya to Syria. Sustainable Development and Globalisation The 21st century and especially the Mediterranean face unprecedented economic, environmental and social challenges, as the globalised economic development exerts increased pressure on limited resources, deteriorates the environment and creates growing inequalities. Regional Integration and Transformation The EU has become a role model of regional integration. How is the dynamic architecture of European institutions, including European Neighbourhood Policy, functioning? To what extent do the Arab League or the Union for the Mediterranean follow a similar logic of regional integration? How can we explain the intraregional differences in the Southern Mediterranean since the Arab Spring? Mediterranean Politics and Societies Migration, Gender, and Youth are policy fields that all Mediterranean Societies have in common, but approach differently. At the crossroads of theory and practice, this policy oriented module proposes solutions to the historical, social and cultural challenges Mediterranean societies face today. Project Management This module equips the participants with the professional skills and competences that will enable them to work in the field of Euro­Mediterranean cooperation. They will participate in negotiation and mediation trainings, simulation games and follow workshopon project cycle management and intercultural communication. Overview of the academic year The first term (October to December) starts in the European Union, in Nice, France. It encompasses classes on the basics of the five teaching modules. Studying in France helps students to analyse the Euro­-Mediterranean relations and regional integration from an EU perspective. The second term (January to March)starts off in Tunis, Tunisia. Experts from the region and of different disciplines will analyse Euro-­Mediterranean challenges in times of transformation and globalisation. A special focus will be put on youth policies in the Mediterranean. Studying in Tunisia will provide the students with a unique experience of a historic democratisation process that turns the country into a role model throughout the MENA region. This part of the programme is organised in co-operation with the Université Internationale de Tunis (UIT) and in co-operation with the Institut de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain (IRMC). The programme concludes (April to July) in Rome, Italy, at our partner university, La Sapienza, and in co-operation with the renowned think tank, the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI).A special focus will be given to Sustainable Development and Climate Action, as well as to Project Management classes. Students will have the opportunity to advance in their research work, as the months of May and June are left at their disposal to work on their thesis. The programme concludes with the defence of the thesis and oral exams. With their graduation, students become part of CIFE’s wide Alumni network. [-]

MA in International Economy and Business

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

The International Economy and Business (IEB) program is a two-year, English-language Master’s program which has been ranked at No.4 by Bestmasters.com. It aims to make students master the most important competences in economics and business studies. [+]

The International Economy and Business (IEB) program is a two-year, English-language Master’s program which has been ranked at No.4 by Bestmasters.com. It aims to make students master the most important competences in economics and business studies. We are looking forward to receiving applications from students who are interested in international business and/or economic studies and who wish to gain both practical skills and theoretical knowledge once they have completed their studies. The program has an interdisciplinary structure: the courses cover fields from international business/economics to international politics. After the foundation courses in the first year, students specialize in the second year in International Economic Analysis or in Comparative European Economic and Business Studies or in International Development. The program lists students with different cultural backgrounds and, therefore, offers an international atmosphere. Attached to the programme we also offer Double Degree options (spending the first year in Budapest the second abroad and obtaining two degrees during only two years of study) of studying in Europe at the University of Groningen or in Australia studying at the University of Adelaide or the University of Perth. Students who have completed this programme have either ended up working in the business sector (IBM, KPMG, Microsoft, Ernst and Young, Morgan Stanley, Prezi etc.) or continued their studies on the PhD level (CEU, University of Melbourne, University of Minho etc.) or have been working for an international organisation (OECD, EU, UN etc.). [-]

Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development

Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Hungary Budapest

Master CoDe main objective is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for introducing, supporting and coordinating processes of change and transformation at local level. [+]

Masters in Development studies in Budapest in Hungary. Joint European Master in Comparative Local Development (2 years, 120 ECTS) The Corvinus University of Budapest (Hungary), coordinator, the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia), the University of Regensburg (Germany) and the University of Trento (Italy) in collaboration with the Russian State Social University (Russia), the University of Belgrade (Serbia), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) and the Tshwane University of Technology (South Africa) with the support of European Commission, offer a Joint Master’s course degree. Master CoDe main objective is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills for introducing, supporting and coordinating processes of change and transformation at local level. The focus of the program is local development, with the following characteristics: public, private and non governmental actors are the fundamental agents; social stability and economic prosperity are pursued, in conformity with the European standards and best practices. The general approach is comparative and interdisciplinary. Students will be provided with access to the facilities of the partner universities (library, pc rooms, e-mail and Internet) as well as to the universities’ cafeterias and restaurants at student rates. [-]