The Master in Indigenous Studies at UIT the Arctic University of Norway actively recruits students with indigenous and non-indigenous background creating an exciting cross cultural teaching and learning environment.
The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, in cooperation with the Centre for Sami Studies, offers a two-year full-time Master's Programme in Indigenous Studies (MIS). The programme is multidisciplinary and based on research conducted at UiT The Arctic University of Norway regarding the Sami and other indigenous peoples within the social sciences, humanities and law. The thematic focus of the master's programme is the emergence of the international indigenous movement, the historical experiences and contemporary context that indigenous people experience across the globe.
The Master's degree programme in Indigenous Studies prepares students for exciting careers in:
- teaching and education
- promotion and implementation of indigenous issues internationally
- civil society organisations
- government and public sector
- project management
- research and studies in indigenous issues.
- Indigenous Studies
- History of Indigenous Peoples - Indigenous people, ethnic minorities and the multi-cultural society in the North
- Indigenous Culture, Resource Management and Human Rights
- Indigenous Revitalization - Languages, Literature and Arts
- Methodology and Methods in Indigenous Studies
- Indigenous Peoples - Politics, Institutions and Tools
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
National deadline includes applications from Norway or other Nordic countries.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Admission to the Master's programme in Indigenous Studies requires a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a minimum of 80 ECTS within social sciences, humanities, education or the social practice of law.
- Valid international passport
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume
- Proof of name change
- Completion/fullfilment documentation (applicable to certain countries.)
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester to The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation.
Living costs for Tromsø
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.