The program consists of 120 ECTS Credits in total and has duration of four semesters, which take place in the Center of Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS) in Berlin, Germany and in the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. This unique structure of the
- Cluj-Napoca, Romania
- Program Type:
- Full Degree
- Degree Level:
- International Relations, International Relations
- Program Description:
- This MA Program is a two year program offered by the Babes-Bolyai University in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy.
The MA Program in Germany and Eastern Europe curriculum emphasises primarily competencies relating to Germany, East Central, Southeast, and Eastern Europe. The aim of the studies is to develop interdisciplinary German and Eastern-European related cultural competence as well as comprehensive methodological competences in different academic fields. The curriculum provides students with the opportunity to develop their intellectual judgement, linguistic and communicative ability as well as the ability to work in a team; at the same time they should be taught to independently and creatively analyse complex data, to independently plan, conduct and evaluate individual projects dealing with Germany and Eastern Europe.
The program guarantees to provide students with additional expertise in the field of cultural diplomacy, a new and attractive field of studies, which is currently offered as academic field only through the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy. This unique thematic focus of this degree provides students with expertise in two distinct academic fields, thus with an academic and practical advantage in the European and Global Arena.
The program consists of 120 ECTS Credits in total and has duration of four semesters, which take place in the Center of Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS) in Berlin, Germany and in the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj, Romania. This unique structure of the program provides the students with the advantage of learning in 2 different major European cities and thus the opportunity to gain academic, professional and personal experience from living in different cultures. Furthermore, the program’s structure provides a unique opportunity to benefit from the study environment in both an international nongovernmental organization and a traditional public University. The program follows the conventional university structure of a two academic years’ program divided into four semesters. Students are offered elective courses to accompany mandatory courses, professional development experience and the final thesis. The first 2 semesters will take place in the Center of Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS) in Berlin. The first semester will consist of three mandatory modules and two elective courses. The second semester will consist of the professional development program and 2 elective courses. In the second academic year students will continue to the Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj- Romania for the 3rd Semester and the 4th Semester.
The Master’s Degree is awarded by Babes-Bolyai University, which is recognized as a fully accredited institution of higher education with the right to award university degrees. Babes-Bolyai University is part of the Bologna Process set in place by the European Commission, and uses the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) to award degrees. Credits obtained through the MA program are equivalent to those of courses at universities in all other 40+ signatory countries. Students will earn 30 credits per semester during the MA program, for a total of 120 credits upon completion.
- Setting Description:
- The program is composed of 4 Semesters (2 Academic Years). Date of commencement: October, each year. Next start dates Fall Semester 2015: October 1st, 2015; Winter Semester 2016: February 8th, 2016; Fall Semester 2016: October 3rd, 2016. Application deadline Fall Semester: August 31st, 2015 Winter Semester 2016: September 1st, 2015 Fall Semester 2016: June 30th, 2016
- The tuition fee stands on 12,000 Euros for the full program (4 semesters, 6,000 Euros/Academic year) for all students.