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Interdisciplinary Master’s in East European Research and Studies (MIREES)

Vytautas Magnus University

24 months
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About

The "The Interdisciplinary Master’s in East European Research and Studies (MIREES)" programme provides a joint diploma of the University of Bologna, St. Petersburg State University, Vytautas Magnus University and Corvinus University of Budapest. 

Overview

The "The Interdisciplinary Master’s in East European Research and Studies (MIREES)" is an innovative graduate programme at Vytautas Magnus University, taught entirely in English, unique in Italy and Europe, devoted to students that have a BA background in Economics, Politics, International Relations, History, Agricultural or Cultural studies at large, and would now like to acquire a specialized, in-depth knowledge of the Post-socialist Countries in transition, the new EU member States after the Enlargements of 2004 and 2007, as well as the New East-European Neighbour Countries.

The programme is aiming at preparing professionals who are able to analyse, interpret, assess and manage problems concerning the international dimension particularly of political, economic and social phenomena in Eastern Europe. For this purpose, the program includes learning activities in economics, politological, historical, cultural studies, and languages of the region which are mutually integrated to provide an in-depth preparation on the operations of political, social and economic systems in the countries of Eastern Europe and their role in the international context. Master degree programme in Interdisciplinary research and studies on Eastern Europe combines different fields, expertises, methods and professional activities.

Career opportunities

  • MIREES combines an academic approach with professional training, forging potential insightful consultants, analysts, and managers as Area Experts for international agencies, public administrations.
  • Private and public companies, and NGOs, while also offering a solid basis for further academic studies at the PhD level.

Programme Structure

  • MIREES combines an academic approach with professional training, forging potential insightful consultants, analysts, and managers as Area Experts for international agencies, public administrations, private and public companies, and NGOs, while also offering a solid basis for further academic studies at the PhD level.
  • The first year of studies is spent at the University of Bologna (Forlì campus), while in the second year a compulsory mobility of a minimum of 5 months takes place at partner universities: St. Petersburg State University (Russia, St. Petersburg), Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania, Kaunas), Corvinus University (Hungary, Budapest), or at associated partner – Lublijana university (Slovenia).

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First Cycle Degree from an Italian university among those listed in the Call (see 1.3) or an equivalent First Cycle Degree from a non-Italian University which grants access to a Second Cycle Degree in the issuing country.
  • The knowledge of the English language at a minimum of B2 Level
  • The assessment of a suitable personal preparation in the following disciplinary fields:  Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Political Geography, Gender Studies, Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Literature, Language Studies, Communication Studies and also in recent political and economic events in the European and international contexts, usually provided  by a First Cycle Degree (BA).

Tuition Fee

To be confirmed.

Living costs for Kaunas

428 - 740 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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