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Area Studies (MAS)

Charles University

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
6000 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Area Studies (MAS) interdisciplinary programme by Charles University offers expert knowledge and analytical-synthetic skills focused on modern history and current developments of Europe, Eurasia, and North America.

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Overview

The Area Studies (MAS) programme at Charles University   provides students with a background in social science methodology. It allows them to build their thematic and territorial profile according to their individual needs and future career plans. 

They will cultivate a multidisciplinary point of view in terms of social sciences (sociology, economics, political science, and international relations) and modern history. Programme graduates will be able to understand current issues in their historical, societal, political, and economic context. Thanks to mastering several foreign languages, they will be capable of reflecting local debate and local perspectives on transnational issues. The programme graduates will become highly-skilled employees in the civil service and diplomacy, NGOs and international institutions as well as in private companies and mass-media.

Key facts:

Graduates of MAS programme will be endowed with internationally recognizable multi-disciplinary training in the study of international affairs. They will be able to analyze individual topics arising within the region of their interest from a multidisciplinary point of view in terms of social sciences (sociology, economics, political science, and international relations) and modern history. Programme graduates will be able to understand current issues in their historical, societal, political, and economic context. 

Mastering several foreign languages, they will be capable of reflecting local debate and local perspectives on transnational issues. Thanks to a systematic focus on academic writing, graduates will be capable of producing texts of a high professional and formal quality. They will be able to deliver qualified comments on the developments of states and societies of the studied regions.

The programme graduates will become highly-skilled employees in the civil service and diplomacy, NGOs and international institutions as well as in private companies and mass-media. They will be well prepared for a variety of academic pursuits and will possess a wide range of knowledge and skills required in various social science fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communism in Central and Eastern Europe. Idea, rule and aftermath
  • Constitutional Transformation of the Central and East European Countries
  • Democracy Promotion: history, theories, practice
  • Economic transformation in East Central and Southeastern Europe
  • Economic transformation in the post-Soviet area
  • Ethnic Conflicts in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Ethno-Political Conflicts in the Caucasus
  • Modernizing the Balkans
  • Oil and Gas in the Post Soviet Area
  • Parties and Party Systems in Southeastern Europe after 1989

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Early admission deadline: 29th February

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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

MAS programme is open to students who have already completed a Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in a related programme of study (social sciences, political sciences, international relations, history), or combinations of these programmes with other study tracks (economics, law, cultural studies, languages).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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