Program Details

The Master’s Degree Program is offered by University of Bucharest in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy.
Location:
Berlin, Germany
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
International Relations, International Relations

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Masters of Arts in Analytic Philosophy with a Concentration on Cultural diplomacy is a Two Year Program offered by the University of Bucharest (UoB) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy. The program is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in Philosophy and Cultural Diplomacy, using a historical and case study approach. The curriculum offers an in-depth perspective over the contemporary issues and topics in the field of analytic philosophy, including the following: epistemology, philosophic logics, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of mind. The program consists of classroom seminars supplemented by lectures at the university as well as briefings and visits to at international and non-governmental organizations, educational events, conferences, tours, and meetings with foreign officials, which are further incorporated into the curriculum. Students will meet with leading experts working in international organizations, governments, embassies, and academic institutions, and will engage with specialists in the areas of Philosophy, Politics, International Relations, Human Rights, Culture, Peace Building, Multilateral Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, Development, and Economics. The program provides students with theoretical and practical experience for both academic and professional development. It allows students to create a solid professional network and form a concrete foundation for many future academic and professional career choices. On a practical level, the program prepares students for engagement in philosophy, the humanities, academia, the international arena, civil society, politics, governmental organizations and international economic organizations. Program Curriculum The program curriculum consists of a total of 4 semesters. The first semester of the program takes place in Berlin at the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy and the remaining 3 semesters take place Bucharest at the University of Bucharest. The degree consists of 120 ECTS credits and provides students with an expertise in analytic philosophy and cultural diplomacy, preparing them for careers in the field of the humanities, academia, politics, international relations and beyond. Applications for the program are accepted throughout the year. Next start dates: Spring Semester 2015: March 30th, 2015; or May 11th, 2015 Fall Semester 2015: October 1st, 2015 Application deadline Spring Semester 2015: February 28th, 2015; or April 10th, 2015 Fall Semester 2015: August 31st, 2015

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
The Master’s Degree is awarded by the University of Bucharest, which is recognized as a fully accredited institution of higher education with the right to award university degrees. The University of Bucharest 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. As part of the Bologna Process, credits obtained through our MA program are equivalent to those of courses at universities in all other 30+ signatory countries. Students will earn 30 credits per semester during our MA program, for a total of 120 credits upon completion.
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
Individuals studying for an MA Program in Analytic Philosophy with a Concentration in Cultural Diplomacy will represent a diverse range of cultural and academic backgrounds, and will have consistently demonstrated academic excellence and leadership. Candidates will include recent BA graduates as well as young professionals who combine strong academic backgrounds with significant work experience. Individuals are required to hold a BA degree (or equivalent Degree) of minimum of 3 years studies, as degrees from across the world and from any field are acceptable. All courses are taught in English, thus an Evidence of adequate competence in English is required for the applicants who do not have English as mother tongue. If you have studied at least 1 semester in an English language and/or have extensive working experience in the English language, a certificate/Document which attests this fact will be sufficient as well.
International Requirements:
Non EU Students are required to submit their High School Certificate and Birth Certificate. For the official enrollment process at the University and registrations as a student, all copies must be certified. If the original document is written in any other language then English, French, Romanian or German, then a certified translation in English, together with a copy of the original is required. For the first application stage, regular copies sent via E-Mail are sufficient.

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