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Modern History and International Relations

University of Groningen

Master Postgraduate Groningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Arts
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is exactly what you are looking for.
Course description You can take the Master's track in Modern History and International Relations as a track within the Research Master's degree programme in International Relations. The two-year Master's track in Modern History and International Relations teaches you to carry out independent academic research in the fields of modern history and international relations. You will explore recent developments in these fields and study relevant theoretical and methodological backgrounds. You will learn about subjects such as international political economy, the history of cultural identity and European cooperation and integration. As a student of this programme you work in small groups and are supervised by highly qualified researchers. The programme is closely related to the research carried out at the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) and the N.W. Posthumus Institute.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes literature study, internship, research, research project, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group discussion, individual assignment, self study, integration module, seminar
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Arts
Information about the institution Students and researchers from all over the world come to Groningen to expand their own boundaries as well as those of academia.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Excellent academic record.
  2. Additional requirements English: A VWO diploma or a subject certificate for VWO English (mark 6 or higher), minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 on writing skills), or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items). Language Centre English Test (LCET) level C1 (B2 for no more than two components). Cambridge C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency with a minimum score of 185.
  3. BA degree in: * History * International Relations * American Studies * Political Sciences * Social Sciences * another related field
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 15 Oct 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 May 2020 1 May 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 12500€ 11700
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 13500€ 11900

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Erasmus Mundus Programme (action 1), Eric Bleumink Fund, FFELP Stafford, Ford Foundation/Ford-IFP, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Jean Monnet Scholarship Programme, Libertas Support Fund, StuNed Scholarship Programme, University of Groningen Talent Grant: Faculty of Arts

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Nadja Zadorina

coordinator: for all questions regarding application

n.a.zadorina@rug.nl

Benjamin Herborth

Director of Studies

b.a.herborth@rug.nl

Contact information for the institution

Onderwijsvoorlichting

study info

studiekiezers@rug.nl

Telephone number
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