Feb 8, 2017

CfA: Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in Southeastern European Studies

*Call for Applications: **Interdisciplinary
Joint Master’s Programme in Southeastern European Studies - University of
Graz and University of Belgrade*

*Deadline: March 1**st**, 2017*

The University of Graz and the University of Belgrade – Faculty of
Political Sciences (FPS) are pleased to announce the call for applications
for the academic year 2017/2018 for the *Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s
Programme in Southeastern European Studies* (www.seestudies.eu).

This two year MA program is *conducted in English as a joint degree* between
our universities, and the seventh generation commences in October 2017.

*Students enroll in and spend the first year at the chosen home university
(Graz or Belgrade).* In the second year, students spend *at least one
semester on mobility at a partner university*. The list of partner
universities includes:

- *Babes-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca* (Romania).
- *Central European University *(Hungary)
- *Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski *(Bulgaria)
- *South East European University, Tetovo *(Macedonia)
- *Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje *(Macedonia)
- *University of Bologna *(Italy)
- *University of Ljubljana* (Slovenia)
- *University of Novi Sad *(Serbia)
- *University of Regensburg *(Germany)
- *University of Rijeka* (Croatia)
- *University of Sarajevo *(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- *University of Zagreb *(Croatia)

Students from Graz can also spend their mobility semester in Belgrade and
those from Belgrade in Graz.

*Content of the Programme*

The Interdisciplinary Joint Master in Southeastern European Studies is an
international and interdisciplinary programme in social sciences and
humanities of the highest quality which enables participants to effectively
understand the interrelationship between law, politics, economics and
culture with an emphasis on Southeastern Europe. The programme prepares
students for doctoral studies and professional life in a variety of other
fields including work in international, local governmental and
non-governmental organizations, journalism, business, scientific research
and consultancy.

In the first year students take core courses which include an *introduction
to multidisciplinary approaches in the study of Southeastern Europe, public
law, political science, history, economics and cultural studies.* In the
summer after the first year, *a joint summer school* is held in Hvar,
Croatia, for all students from the participating universities to complete
the compulsory core modules. In the second year, students attend one of the
partner universities and specialize in their desired field. There are also
optional provisions in place to offer students professional trainings and
internship positions. In the final semester students write a master thesis
reflecting their capacity to work on a scientific subject independently.

All compulsory courses are *conducted in English*, but students are able
to take classes in other languages. Language acquisition is an important
key aspect of the joint degree and students are expected to learn a
regional language and/or the predominant language of their mobility

*Academic Degree*

Students completing the Interdisciplinary Joint Master’s Programme in
Southeastern European Studies earn the degree “Master of Arts”, abbreviated

For more information on the Programme and Admission, please consult the
attached document.