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  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The master’s programme puts special emphasis on Digital Humanities and Public History. Students learn to use digital history tools and methodologies to transfer and adapt traditional narrating techniques and develop their own ways of telling (hi)stories, both for academic and non-academic audiences.Through the analysis and classification of digital and digitised source material, the master’s programme offers innovative teaching and learning approaches.

Why study European Contemporary History at University of Luxembourg ?

  • The master's programme is well connected to European institutions and international companies situated in Luxembourg;
  • A distinguished teaching staff provides first-class learning conditions and excellent student support;
  • You will develop your skills in digital history and participating in digital student projects;
  • Courses are taught in small classes, seminar groups, and as one-to-one tutorials;
  • We closely co-operate with other master's programmes in European Studies and the newly established Jean Monnet Centre of Excellece;
  • You have the opportunity to participate in conferences and guest lecturers by international experts and key players who have helped shape Europe;
  • You will be studying in a multicultural and multilingual environment and gaining insights into different academic cultures.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to digital history 
  • Concepts of changes in the ancient world 
  • Women and ICTS: an historical analysis 
  • Digital approaches to modern jewish history 
  • Economic and Social History of the (re) Construction of Europe: The Issue of Enlargement 
  • Philosophy of Enlightenment 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    As student places are limited, it is recommended to send in application dossiers as early as possible.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in French
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • The master's programme is open to students with a good Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (at least three years of higher education in accordance with the Bologna prerequisites) in history. Students from related disciplines such as geography, sociology, anthropology, political sciences, economic, literary studies etc. are encouraged to apply.
  • Proven interest in high level academic research.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English and French. Knowledge of German too is considered an advantage.
  • Practical experience in international/European research contexts (e.g. internships, BA theses) will be considered an advantage.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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