|Degree:||Master of Arts (MA)|
Usually one year of work experience
|University website:||European Studies|
The focus of the Master’s Degree in European Studies at the International Graduate Center of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences is politics, economics/business, law and administration of Europe. You will gain a deeper understanding of the key challenges that the European Union, its member states as well as its international partners and business actors inside and outside the EU have to face.
Our program offers you a comprehensive and up-to-date study of the economic, legal and political developments in the public sector and in private business, thus qualifying you to work in the EU institutions, the diplomatic service, the public sector of the member states or partner states of the EU or in private business or think tanks, interest groups or in lobbying.
The Master's Program European Studies at the International Graduate Center is a practice-oriented postgraduate course. You will take modules in public and private management, law, economics, management and politics – always with a view to the European Union. After the introductory weeks at the IGC we offer the Intensive Seminar in Brussels where you will obtain an inside glance of the EU institutions and of interacting public and private enterprises and organizations. This study visit is organized collectively with our partner institutions from Riga and Western Switzerland in the 3D Network.
To help you prepare for your career in a EU institution, diplomatic career, a career in government or administration in one of the member states, partner states or in undertakings in the EU or dealing with partners in the EU, or an academic career, you will study core modules on the EU institutions, EU Business law, Economic integration, EU funding, Public and Private Management, and the EU as a Global Player, as well as have the opportunity to participate in a development program or take a unit in intercultural management, group processes or personal skills training. The career opportunities of graduates of the Master’s Degree in European Studies range from positions at EU institutions, executive positions in the private and public sectors to lobby activities and political posts.
Our Master in European Studies program helps you to understand the European Union and to work with or within it. With this in-depth understanding of central economic, political and administrative issues at all levels you will be well equipped to take on a leadership role and to contribute to change and development within the EU:
BUSINESS & EUROPEAN EXPERTISE
Based on the highest scholarly standards, we deliver opportunities to develop a European perspective and broaden your knowledge and skills in significant aspects of European economics, policy making, law and management. Due to the demanding time frame, high academic standards and a very diligent work schedule are required.
International friendships forged at the IGC often endure decades after graduation, serving as a valuable resource for developing your career. Our program coordinates the European TAURUS network – created to encourage interaction between a variety of European master programs and helping to develop a European perspective on public and private sector leadership and encourages student exchange.
A note on the pandemic:
Due to the uncertainties caused by the pandemic, you can easily start digital in case of visa delays or other circumstances and later switch to classroom teaching once you are on-site. You can attend courses online at any time, if required.