Deadline: 30 June 2011
Open to: holders of a Bachelor’s degree who can demonstrate a grounding in social sciences or humanities and South-Eastern Europe
Scholarship: not specified
The Universities of Graz, Zagreb, Belgrade and Skopje are pleased to announce the call for applications for the new Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in South-Eastern European Studies.
This two year MA programme is offered as a joint degree between the four partner universities commencing in the autumn semester (from October 2011).
Students enrol in and spend the first year at their home university:
* Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
* University of Zagreb
* University of Belgrade
* Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje
In the second year, students spend at least one semester at a partner university. In addition to the four consortium partners (Graz, Zagreb, Belgrade and Skopje) a number of other universities shall accept mobility students within the framework of the joint degree programme including the universities of Bologna, Ljubljana, Novi Sad, Poitiers, Sarajevo and South East European University, Tetovo.
The Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in South-Eastern European Studies seeks to provide an international and interdisciplinary master’s programme in social sciences and humanities of the highest quality which enables participants to effectively understand the interrelationship between law, politics, economics and culture with a particular emphasis on the regional dimension of South-Eastern Europe. The programme prepares students for doctoral studies and professional life in a variety of other fields including work in international, local governmental and non-governmental organisations, journalism, business, scientific research, and consultancy.
The Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in South-Eastern European Studies welcomes individuals holding an academic degree of at least 180 ECTS credits (bachelor’s degree or equivalent programme of at least 180 ECTS) who can demonstrate a grounding in social sciences or humanities, (e.g. law, political science, sociology…) and who have some general insight in South-Eastern Europe (the Balkans).
Deadline: 30 June 2011
The full application should consist of:
* completed application form (PDF / MS Word)
* at least one letter of recommendation (preferable from a university professor or employer)
* certificate/diploma obtained at the undergraduate level (notarised translation into English)
* transcript of records obtained at the undergraduate level (notarised translation into English)
* letter of motivation (statement of purpose)
* proof of proficiency in English language: IELTS (required minimum score: 6.0), a TOEFL (required minimum score: 210 on the computerized test, 547 on the paper test, 78 on the Internet test), a Cambridge Exam (required level: FCE) or an equivalent certificate
Prospective Students should apply by post to the institution they wish to attend. Admission to the home university for successful applicants is, upon request to the legally competent body, a separate process according to the local procedures for enrolment. Students begin their studies at the start of the following academic year.
For general enquiries please refer to the programme website or contact:
Centre for Southeast European Studies
Karl-Franzens University of Graz
RESOWI K3 Universitätsstr. 15