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Executive Master in EU Studies

Centre international de formation européenne - CIFE

24 months
4900 EUR/year
4900 EUR/year
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The Executive Master in EU Studies at Centre international de formation européenne - CIFE provides structured knowledge of EU fundamentals, focused on key issues for in-depth understanding and a future-oriented approach to EU integration.

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Designed for professionals who want to study while pursuing their careers, the Executive Master in EU Studies  at CIFE is a two-year academic journey that enables flexible study paths.

Each year's incoming class is made up of participants from diverse nationalities and backgrounds.

The first year offers a range of compulsory and optional courses on history of European integration, EU institutional architecture, EU in world politics, EU law, enlargement of the EU, sustainable development and more.

The second year allows a specialisation with the option to either follow a research track, leading to a master thesis or a professional track to intensify your skills and competences for the labour market.

Alongside your studies, we provide you with high-level teaching and individual supervision for best learning outcomes.

Our Methods - virtual and personal

  • E-learning and face-to-face workshops: The Executive Master in EU Studies offers state-of-the-art blended learning through interactive online courses, moderated fora, webinars, instructional videos, individual guidance and face-to-face workshops.
  • Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Nice, Rome and Vienna: Our intensive weekend workshops bring participants and faculty together for exclusive lectures and skills training.


Students who successfully complete the programme are awarded two certifications:

  • Executive Master in EU Studies: Diploma of CIFE, granting 60 ECTS credits at Master level  
  • Policy Officer in European and International Organisations: Qualification recognised by the French state as a degree at Master level (level 7 EQF).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of European integration
  • The institutional architecture of the EU 
  • EU law in action: leading cases - Internal market and Competition
  • The EU in World Politics
  • The Enlargement of the EU - experiences, processes and impact 
  • Simulation of a Summit of the EU Council

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English





Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) in English
  • Your Diploma(s) and your Transcript(s) of Records
  • Two letters of reference of professors or employers

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4900 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4900 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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



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