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M.A. European Studies

Overview & Profile

General Information

Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Duration 4 Semesters
Type of program Full-time study
Program start Every fall semester
Language(s) of instruction English
Tuition fees None, but a semester fee is due every semester

About this degree program:

Program profile

The M.A. European Studies is a full-time two-year programme, which is exclusively taught in English. It is interdisciplinary and research-oriented. The programme prepares future analysts and shapers of European affairs for professional and academic careers. With a particular focus on the European Union (EU) it provides invaluable insights and experiences into contemporary European political, legal, economic and social life.


Program Structure & Content

Recommended semester plan

Examination and Study Regulations for the Master of Arts program in European Studies at Europa-Universität Flensburg (2023)

1. Semester Modul 1: European Law: An Introduction Modul 2: European Union Politics and Policies Modul 3: Critical Writing and Thinking Modul 4: European Political Economy Modul 5: History of European Integration
2. Semester Modul 6: Research Design fror EU Studies Modul 7: Introduction into the Europeanization of Societies Modul 8: Europe in the Global Economy Modul 9: Philosophy and Ideas of Europe
3. Semester
Bereich 1: Political and legal Europe Bereich 2: Societal and economic Europe Bereich 3: European Ideas and diversity
Optional Modul 16: Internship 
Modul 10: Current topics in EU Law and Politics Modul 11: External Relations of the EU Modul 12: Transformation of European Economies Modul 13: Challenges to European Society Modul 14: Social and Political Philosophy of Europe: Current Topics and Debates Modul 15: Cultural Diversity in Europe
4. Semester Modul 17: Master Thesis

Important documents related to your studies at EUF

Every degree program has formal rules and regulations that define the study conditions for that program. You can use these regulations, together with the module catalogues for your chosen degree program, to plan out a semester schedule. This way, you’ll know ahead of time what courses you’ll be taking on which semesters. To check the legal framework conditions for this, see the examination regulations. Click below to see the most important formal regulatory documents related to your studies at EUF.

Documents related to studying at EUF

Career prospects


On this page you will find information about your future employability and career prospects after graduating M.A. European Studies, including the possibility of continuing your studies at a PhD level. This page also shows examples of jobs currently held by our graduates. Additionally you will find your way to the Campus Careers at the Europa-Universität Flensburg.

Career prospects

M.A. European Studies courses relate to practice-oriented research questions and help students to develop skills relevant to future employability. The programme prepares them to take up jobs in EU institutions, domestic institutions dealing with EU affairs, think tanks and non-governmental organizations, as well as in companies with international operations. Guest speakers from the EU institutions, dedicated career days, visits by programme alumni, internships, and the annual Brussels study trip provide opportunities to connect with future employers.

For more Information about the career prospects please visit our M.A. European Studies Webpage.

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With the Master of Arts (M.A.) degree, you can also pursue a doctorate.

Learn more about doctoral study at EUF

Advising & Contact Information

For general questions about studying at EUF:

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Degree program coordinator:

+49 461 805 2639
Gebäude Tallinn 1
TAL 119
Auf dem Campus 1b
Post code / City
24943 Flensburg
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Application & Admission

Application & Admission

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Application & admission