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The Master in Border Studies provides students with the major concepts and analytical tools to understand the social, cultural, political and economic challenges of border regions and cross-border cooperations. Students gain theoretical knowledge of border problems, border cultures, border literatures and constructions of “otherness”.
The multilingual courses are taught in German, French and English in three countries at four different universities:
Students acquire the needed skills to play a crucial part in the increasing discussions on national and European identities, worldwide mobilities, migration, cultural diversity, citizenship and cross-border cooperation – especially in the Greater Region.
Students may specialise in one of the two tracks:
The Master in Border Studies prepares for a career in cross-border and intercultural working settings, especially in border regions in Europe (such as the Greater Region) and beyond.
More specific career perspectives included: the economic sector (e.g. trade companies…); cultural agencies or institutions; the media; public administrations (e.g. cross-border regional and spatial planning, economic, cross-border public services); planning and promotion, cross-border cultural management, cross-border regional marketing.
More details can be found on: http://www.uni-gr.eu/en/Master_Border_Studies
2 years (4 semesters)
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the field of cultural studies, linguistics, literature, intercultural communication, social or spatial sciences.
The programme is limited to 20 students. Selection is based on the application documents which should include a motivation letter, a Curriculum Vitae, certificates and diplomas of previous studies and a proof of written and oral language skills German, French and English.
Courses are taught in German, French and English. For all three languages the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages level of B2 is required.
200 €/ semester
Kathleen LUDWIG / Study and programme administrator
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
(+352) 46 66 44 9390
Semesters 1 and 2: University of Luxembourg and University of Lorraine.
Semester 3: Saarland University and the University of Kaiserslautern.