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M.Sc.European Studies

Tuition fee €2,150.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time
Deposit €500.00 one-time
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NEW: Starting from 2014 the Programme offers specialization in European Union External Relations in two sub-programmes during the 3rd semester:

EU External Relations – Eastern Europe and Russia
EU External Relations – Triple A (Latin and Northern America, Africa, Asia)
NEW: Possibility to obtain Double Degree Diploma with Manipal University (India)

The Master’s degree study programme „European Studies” is carried out by the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in collaboration with The Centre for European and Transition Studies. This inter-disciplinary academic programme offers students the possibility to study European economic, political and legal space, to acquire deeper knowledge of European integration process and to analyse EU functional principles, procedures and major policies beyond disciplinary boundaries. The Programme allows specialisation in EU law, trade, energy issues, migration, regional and social dimensions, and external relations.

Programme structure

The Programme also provides studies in international environment of lingual and cultural diversity by attracting both international students and lecturers.
In addition to interdisciplinary EU thematic course, also French language course is included in the programme.
During studies students are offered to participate in national and international academic conferences and publish the results of their researches.
Students are also offered to participate at EU supported research projects.
The Programme offers and encourages interdisciplinary, interactive, and innovative teaching methods which are characterized by group works, study trips, practical case analyses and discussions lead by internationally recognized domestic and foreign experts with comprehensive academic and professional experience in EU matters, thus strongly ensuring both theoretical and professionally practical aspects during studies.

Career opportunities

More than 500 graduates of the Programme have professional and academic careers:

in EU/international and national public institutions and private companies
as political, economic, and legal advisers
in diplomatic services
as lobbyists at EU level
as international journalists
in universities and research centres
some pursuing a Ph.D. studies.

Apply now! Spring semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Application period has ended
Studies commence
Feb 1, 2019
Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Jun 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time
Application deadline
Jul 30, 2019 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States