Master of European Studies program, Chapel Hill Double Degree Track

Do you want to be part of a master’s program that is situated in a vibrant multidisciplinary academic environment and has the following unique qualities?

Exciting and innovative courses that:

  • Address a broad range of topics within the field of European studies, including political, historical, ideational, cultural, economic and social aspects of contemporary Europe
  • Prepare students for a work-life within public and private organizations, within the cultural sector, as well as for PhD-education. Watch this short YouTube film to learn more about our alumni
  • Offer highly developed methods-training and the choice of four different method’s specializations

Internship and a relevant working life:

For your application to be considered, you need to meet the formal requirements (see below) as well as submit a CV and a Statement of intent. Please use the Statement of Intent form that you can find at our Entrance Requirements and Selection page.

The first year of the program is completed at Chapel Hill and the second year at University of Gothenburg. Detailed information is found at: http://pol.gu.se/english/education/master-programmes/double-degree-options/University+of+North+Carolina+-+Chapel+Hill+(UNC-CH)

The Master's Program in European Studies Chapel Hill Double Degree Track consists of the following courses:

Term 1: Varieties of Democratic Capitalism in Europe and North America (7 credits) AND European Integration: Theories, Institutions and Decision-Making Processes (7 credits) AND US-EU Lecture Series (3 credits) AND Statistics and Data Analysis (7 credits), AND an elective course (7 credits).

Term 2: EU Today (7 credits) AND Statistics Sequence (8 credits) AND two elective courses. As elective courses we recommend Comparative Tolerance (7 credits) and Political Contestation (8 credits).

Term 3: Semi-elective courses Social Europe (15 credits) OR European Energy and Environment (15 credits) OR Europe in the World (15 credits) AND European Integration: Current Research and Theory (5 credits) AND Integrating European Market (10 credits).

Term 4: Master’s Thesis (30 credits)

Please note that you also need to fulfill the requirements at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: http://europe.unc.edu/transatlanticmasters

The first year of the program is completed at Chapel Hill and the second year at University of Gothenburg. Detailed information is found at: http://pol.gu.se/english/education/master-programmes/double-degree-options/University+of+North+Carolina+-+Chapel+Hill+(UNC-CH)

You can apply to all four tracks of our Master’s Programme in European Studies:

  • The Social Science Track
  • The Humanities Track
  • The Double Degree Track  with Konstanz University in Germany
  • The Double Degree Track  with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the United States