Deze opleiding

Two-year Research Master in theoretical & practical aspects of European integration. International, English-language programme cooperates closely with international, EU, & national administrations.

The Research Master in European Studies involves a two-year interdisciplinary curriculum geared towards the theoretical and practical problems of the European integration process. It differs from other research master's in the field by combining the social and cultural sciences and by its distinctive didactic model. Its international character is not only reflected in the use of English as the language of instruction but also in its close cooperation with other international universities through student and staff exchange, and with EU institutions, other Brussels-based actors and national administrations of the EU member states. This is a two-year programme taught in English and comprises of 120 EC. This programme commences in September.
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locatieMaastricht
diplomaMSc European Studies (research)
typeonderzoek, 120 EC
start1 september
taalvolledig Engels
opleidingsduur2 jaar voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code60377
heeft geen numerus fixus
heeft een honours programma

Waarom aan de Maastricht University?

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Are you looking for a master's programme with a global perspective to kick-start your career? Maastricht University offers what you are looking for!

Studieprogramma

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opbouwThe programme operates in close cooperation with other universities, with European Union institutions, other Brussels-based actors and with the national administrations of the European Union member states.

Double degree
The research master's programme European Studies can also be studied as a double degree programme in co-operation with the University of Cologne.
1e jaar
periode
123456
Research Methodology of European Studies
3 EC
Social Sciences Statistics
3 EC
stage
5 EC
Writing and presenting a Reseach Paper
2 EC
Case Study Methods and Process-Tracing or Methods and Sources in Historical Analysis or Linear and Generalised Linear Regression
5 EC
Historicising EU or Democratic Governance and Representation in Europe or Europe and the World
8 EC
Research Design
4 EC
Qualitative Interviewing or Survey Data Methodology
3 EC
The Symbolic Construction of European Community or Information, Expertise and Politics in the EU or EU-Aisia Relations in the Context of Global Change
8 EC
Qualitative Content Analysis or Multi-level and Longitudinal Modeling
5 EC
Thesis Proposal
4 EC
Research Project
10 EC
2e jaar
periode
123456
Option A, 2 courses: Europeanisation, Democracy and International Regimes
24 EC
Option B: Research Internship (individual Research Project
24 EC
Option C: Study Abroad at a selected Partner Institution
24 EC
Option D: Double Degree Programme at University of Cologne
24 EC
MSc Thesis
34 EC
Option A, B, C: Additional course Academic Publishing and Grant Acquisition
2 EC

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
avondonderwijsn.v.t.
afstandsonderwijsn.v.t.
honours-/excellence program



If you achieved excellent results in your bachelor's studies and are looking for an extra challenge alongside your master's programme, PREMIUM offers a unique opportunity. Following this programme means getting the most out of your studies, exploring other fields, and learning from and with other students.
If you are interested in PREMIUM, we offer you the following possibilities:

  1. You can choose an extracurricular project on which you work with a multidisciplinary team (students from all UM faculties) for approximately 3 months (about 20 hours a week).
  2. You can also choose a PREMIUM FASoS faculty project which is sort of a deepening and broadening of your master's programme. You are also expected to work about 20 hours a week.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 13000
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 13000
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 1 juni 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
toelaatbare profielen
WO bachelor• a bachelor’s degree from a European Studies programme or a relevant academic field (political science, international relations, international law, international economics, contemporary history, cultural studies)
WO mastertoelaatbaar
toelatingseisen

basiskennis
Strong academic abilities, as testified by the quality of specimens of bachelor's work and GPA. A strong base of knowledge of European history, the European policy process, the institutional structure of the European Union and theories and methods of social and political science

vooropleiding
A bachelor's degree from a European Studies programme or a relevant academic field (political science, international relations, international law, international

motivatiebrief
All candidates must write a letter of motivation. Provide good arguments about why you
want to do this master's programme at Maastricht University and why you expect that you
can successfully complete the programme.

cijferlijst
A certified transcript of academic records (with certified translation for languages other than English, Dutch, German or French)

taaltoets
non-native speakers or applicants who have their undergraduate degree in a language other than English must have one of the following language qualifications:
IELTS with a minimum score of 7.0 overall & 6.5 writing
TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 paper-based, 250 computer-based or 100 internet-based (minimum score writing internet-based test 25)
Cambridge Proficiency Certificate (grade A, B, C)
Cambridge Advanced Certificate (grade A, B,+)

studie kosten
bron: Maastricht University
bedrag kostenpost
€ 350
inbegrepen in collegegeld
examination
registration fee

Inschatting maandelijkse studiekosten

bron: Nibud
bedragkostenpost
308kamerhuur in Maastrichtrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1176totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

18 studenten volgen deze opleiding
44% daarvan is vrouw
4 eerstejaars gestart in 2015
50% daarvan is vrouw
15863 studenten aan de Maastricht University
58% daarvan is vrouw
bron: StudieData

Op kamers in Maastricht

20231studenten studerend
9323studenten woonachtig   
€ 308gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
24 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Prof. Thomas Christiansen

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2015
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel44.0
inhoud3.83.8
docenten4.14.1
studiefaciliteiten3.43.4
studielast3.43.4
studiebegeleiding3.63.6

Studentoordelen

De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Research Master in European Studies aan de Maastricht University is beoordeeld door 16 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 4 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The programme will prepare you to work at:

academic institutions
think tanks
consultancies
non-governmental organisations with an international profile
research departments of international organisations

Contact e-mail for more information on the programme and its application procedures: info-fasos@maastrichtuniversity.nl
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vergeleken met andere studies

zoektijd baanzeer slecht
salaris na 1,5 jaar zeer slecht
kans op een vaste baan gemiddeld
bron: Elsevier beste banen 2015

Potentiële beroepen

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Contact

Rafaela Frijns

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