CfA: Master of Arts in East European Studies by distance learning 2003-2005
The Institute for East European Studies at the Free University Berlin invites applications for the MA program East European Studies by distance learning. With the development of this program the Institute for East European Studies reacts on the demand for multidisciplinarily trained experts on Eastern Europe that has increased dramatically as a consequence of the economic and political opening up of Eastern Europe. The multi-disciplinary two-year program functions with a learning management system and deals with Introduction to East European Studies, Politics, Sociology, Economics, Law and Humanities, Intercultural Communication, Project Management, Conflict Management as well as cross-disciplinary issues.
The Master`s degree will be awarded provided the following requirements have been fulfilled:
participation in four one-week in-house classes in Berlin
completion of all online courses
proof of advanced East European language skills
report on internship or study project and Master`s thesis.
The whole program comprises 120 ECTS credits (ca. 60 US credits).
Main entry requirements:
A first university degree (B.A., M.A. diploma, state examination etc.) as a rule, preferably in political or social sciences, humanities, law or economics.
Participants have to be fluent in English. (e.g. TOEFL with a minimum score of 213).
Tuition amounts to 500 EUR per year plus the regular Free University of Berlin registration fee of about 200 EUR per year. Costs arising from the obligatory in-house classes in Berlin are at your own expense (travel costs, room and board). The pilot program will start in October 2003. The application deadline is June 30th, 2003. (Please note: Applications can only by accepted pending the authorities’ approval to the regulations concerning admittance, fees, study program and examination expected for summer 2003).
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Visit the East European Studies website.
Project Director: Klaus Segbers
Project Coordinator: Renate Karstaedt
Institute for East European Studies (OEI)
Free University Berlin
Garystr. 55, 14195 Berlin, Germany
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