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European and Nordic Studies

University of Helsinki

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
13000 EUR/year
Free
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About

In the Master's Programme in European and Nordic Studies from University of Helsinki, you are taken back to these roots and gain a profound understanding of Europe in all of its historical, political and cultural diversity. It is also the only programme in the Nordic countries where you can specialise in Nordic Studies in English.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Understanding Europe today requires much more than understanding the process of European integration. The tensions, challenges and possibilities that are manifesting themselves today have their roots in a longer political, social and cultural history.

The units responsible for the European and Nordic Studies from University of Helsinki are rated among the best in Europe and beyond, thus guaranteeing the students high-quality research-based teaching and supervision. As a student in the programme, you also have the freedom to follow your own initiatives and access to a wide range of courses organised throughout the University of Helsinki.

At the end of your studies you have:

  • a broad understanding of European issues and in-depth proficiency in your chosen specialization;
  • gained advanced research and critical analysis skills as well as skills to do independent and creative projects
  • earned a Master of Arts degree (M.A.) or a Master of Social Sciences degree (M. Soc. Sc.) depending on your chosen study track
  • received high-quality research training enabling you to pursue a career in academic research
  • the necessary skills and knowledge to pursue a career in higher education, local and national administrations, the media, the European Union, Nordic regional and international institutions, non-governmental organisations, and the business sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Joint courses
  • Method studies 
  • Master’s thesis 
  • Thematic studies: Track-specific studies 
  • Specialisation studies
  • Working Life Studies 
  • Optional studies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 1 December- 15 January

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An officially certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
  • An official transcript of records or an officially certified copy of the transcript
  • A diploma supplement (if available)
  • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.
If you wish to use any additional degrees or studies as grounds for application, please also submit the following documents related to them:
  • Certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
  • Official transcript of records or a certified copy of the transcript
  • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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