Master's Degree in History in Zürich District in Switzerland

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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.

History involves the study of the written word in order to uncover information about the past. It includes researching, analyzing, and synthesizing knowledge about the past, as well as making new discoveries.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities. Switzerland's independence and neutrality have long been honored by the major European powers. Switzerland is a peaceful, prosperous, and stable modern market economy with low unemployment.

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Mas In Applied History

University of Zurich Department of History
Campus 4 semesters February 2019 Switzerland Zürich

Continuing vocational training in the specific strategic potentials of the historical method, of practical use in professional fields such as politics, diplomacy, business, management, media and cultural activities. [+]

Modern historical science is a fascinating discipline that deals with all aspects of human life. Data, battles, state actions and "big men" have long been no longer at the center of the subject: from the everyday life of the people of the past centuries to the history of the body and the

Gender relations, from the history of marginalized groups to dealing with the causes of revolutions and crises, a broad thematic spectrum is dealt with. To pursue history is concerned with the dreams and projects, with the hopes and fears of our ancestors; Means to get to know the conditions of human existence in the different societies. History tells us who we are by reconstructing as we have become. It shows us "past future": it shows how other generations deal with the threats and opportunities that exist in every present. ... [-]