The Master's degree programme "Historical Studies in a European Perspective" at Saarland University is the programme of choice for anyone looking to undertake advanced studies in history with special emphasis on European history. The M.A. programme offers students the opportunity to study and address major issues in European history. The curriculum covers the entire gamut of European history, addressing all historical periods from classical antiquity up to the present day and viewed from the perspective of the two major thematic subfields: economic and social history and cultural and media history. The European dimension and European aspects are at the centre of these studies. Special taught courses, cross-border projects and specially designed work placements underscore the core focus of the programme.

The numerous contacts that the Department of History at Saarland University maintains to other universities and research institutes throughout Europe enables students to apply their knowledge in an international context. Another aspect of the programme is the inclusion of career-related elements that allow students to acquire additional career-relevant, world-of-work qualifications. Graduates from the Master's degree programme "Historical Studies in a European Perspective" are particularly well qualified for career positions with a strong European dimension. Graduates typically work in European politics, in the cultural and creative industries, in major companies, in international organizations and associations or in tourism.

Course of study Historical Studies in a European Perspective
Type of programme Consecutive Master's degree programme
Can be studied as Single-subject programme
Accreditation Quality assurance system accredited by the Accreditation Council
Language of instruction German
Standard period of study 4 semesters
Degree qualification Master of Arts (M.A.)
Start of programme Winter semester or summer semester
Admission restriction No
Application deadline 28.02.2018 for summer semester 2018
For applicants without proof of German language proficiency: 15.01.2018
Where to apply Online application portal (in German)
Study counselling Central Student Advisory Service
Course advisers Contact the course adviser
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