Deadline: 15 September 2016
Open to: for students with a BA in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Languages, agricultural studies and cultural studies in general as well as for prospective PhD students
Scholarships: partial or total tuition fee reductions assigned on the basis of the personal income and the academic performance
The degree programme is taught entirely in English (120 ECTS) and offers interdisciplinary, in-depth knowledge of post-socialist countries in transition, new EU member states, and new East-European neighbor countries. MIREES is suited for students with a BA in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Languages, agricultural studies and cultural studies in general as well as for prospective PhD students. Students develop language skills by learning one Eastern European language (3 levels of Russian, Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Slovak; Hungarian is available in the second year).
Enrolled students spend the first year in Forlì Campus, University of Bologna. In the second year a minimum of 5 months will be spent at one of the Partner Universities or, in particular cases, at other Mirees associated Universities (Universities of Zagreb and Ljubljana, Bogazici in Istanbul and ADA in Baku). Mobility grant is offered to all enrolled students, thanks to Erasmus + or the MIREES mobility scheme.
- Students with a BA in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Languages, agricultural studies and cultural studies in general as well as for prospective PhD students;
- A knowledge of English at minimum of B2 Level, according the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
- A suitable personal preparation, assessed on the basis of the documents submitted by the candidates;
- Basic IT skills;
- EU students and non-EU students with equivalent status;
The cost of the annual tuition fee is about € 4.369, which can be paid in three installments or in one single payment of EUR 4.282
The Regional Authority for the Right to Education (Ergo) and the University of Bologna offer study grants and partial or total tuition fee reductions assigned on the basis of the personal income and the academic performance. Information on the application procedure and deadlines of Ergo benefits is available here.
Information on available scholarships, loans and other forms of financial aid for students can be found at:
How to apply?
Applicants must submit the following documents:
- Application form (downloadable from Studentionline) and motivation letter;
- Provisional study plan (form downloadable from Studentionline);
- Graduation certificate with a list of exams passed;
- 2 reference letters;
- English certificate of B2 level among IELTS, TOEFL, FCE, a certificate issued by a University Language Centre.
The upcoming deadline is September, 15th 2016 is for EU students and non-EU students with equivalent status.
Non EU candidates residing abroad must normally apply only for the 1st evaluation session. However, they are allowed to apply for the 2nd evaluation session if there available places after the conclusion of the 1st evaluation session and provided that they have complied with the pre-enrolment procedure at the Italian Embassy-Consulate.
More information read at the official website.