12 months
Duration
19300 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
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Start date

About

The master’s in European Union Studies at Leiden University offers students an opportunity to study the EU from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

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Overview

Why study International Relations - European Union Studies  at Leiden University

During the International Relations - European Union Studies programme at Leiden University you will attend lectures and seminars by academic staff members who are internationally renowned in their field. You also get the opportunity to attend elective European studies courses taught by practitioners, combining academic insights with practical experience in politics, government, advisory bodies, NGOs and think tanks.

What our graduates do

For graduates of European Union Studies at Leiden University there are a variety of career options available within the Brussels-based EU organisations, as well as the myriad non-governmental organisations, research institutes, and businesses which are operational within the inner-circle of the EU institutions. Our graduates end up working in a diverse range of positions, examples include:

  • Communications manager and project assistant at an NGO promoting reconciliation and peace
  • PhD student
  • Policy advisor for the European Parliament
  • unior advisor on public affairs at a communications and consultancy firm
  • Research assistant at a legal institute
  • Junior advisor on PR at a consultancy firm
  • Programme assistant at an NGO promoting Eastern European interests and development
  • Research analyst at a consultancy firm
  • Project officer at an embassy in the Netherlands
  • Project manager at a company specialising in geo-services, international development and project management

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of European Integration 
  • Institutions of the EU 
  • EU Law   
  • Economics of the EU  
  • Regionalism in World Politics 
  • Thesis Seminar and Methods in International Relations Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

The following diploma requirements apply for this programme:

  • A bachelor’s degree from a research university that matches the level of a Dutch academic Bachelor’s degree, or demonstrate to meet the requirements for such a degree, including general academic skills;
  • the bachelor’s degree should be in the field of social sciences, humanities, law or economics, and;
  • a completed minor in European Union Studies at Leiden University or components worth at least 30 credits in the field of contemporary European studies with comparable content and course objectives.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    19300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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

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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