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Mediterranean Studies

University of the Peloponnese

12 months
3000 EUR/year
3000 EUR/year
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The Mediterranean Studies programme of University of the Peloponnese is designed to be a flexible and dynamic umbrella program that covers a wide variety of issues and problems across different disciplines (i.e., Political Science, International Relations, Cultural Studies, and Economics).


The Mediterranean Studies programme of University of the Peloponnese it is premised on a multidimensional approach to an array of pressing, though interdependent, questions such as conflict, security and nationalism; democratization, civil society and the Arab Spring; Cultures and multiculturalism; women’s issues and activism; economic crisis and development; and energy security and environmental challenges. The structure of the program facilitates the diverse contributions of faculty of the different participating institutions, enabling and sustaining the program’s wide-ranging focus.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of studies, graduates of the Postgraduate Programme:

  • Possess advanced, interdisciplinary knowledge of the modern Mediterranean region in relation to its political systems, international relations, cultural diversity, and socio-economic conditions.
  • Have a solid and comprehensive methodological, theoretical and empirical knowledge basis to work individually or in team in order to investigate, analyze and solve problems, particularly with regard to the design and implementation of policies in the Mediterranean region.
  • Are able to draw on academic theories, analytical concepts, and historical experience to critically assess policies and policy prescriptions for the region promoted by public agencies, non-governmental organizations and international organisations.
  • Are able to conduct professional-level research, articulate tenable arguments, and present original findings and viewpoints concerning developments in the region.
  • Are able to prepare and carry out work plans/research and take responsibility for decision-making and problem-solving.
  • Are able to assume administrative duties in their field of expertise and deal with any upcoming problems, either individually or collectively.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Social Sciences
  • Conflict and Security in the Mediterranean
  • Civilizations and cultures in the Mediterranean
  • Comparative Politics and government in the Mediterranean
  • Research Methods in Social Sciences II
  • The Arab Spring and civil society in the Mediterranean

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines






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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

  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum Vitae (preferably in Europass format)
  • Degree certificate(s)
  • If the degree has been awarded by a foreign university, a certificate of the degree’s acknowledgment by the Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Center (NARIC) is needed
  • Transcript of records of degree(s)
  • Diploma Supplement
  • Formal qualification of written and oral proficiency in English (i.e. equivalent to C1 level or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • A one-page motivation letter
  • Other supporting documents (e.g. proof of work experience, additional language skills, etc.)
  • Two references
  • Identity Card or passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Corinth

470 - 630 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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