Program Details

This initial Master's programme provides academic training based on and focused toward international interaction and top-level interdisciplinary research. Its aim is to enable graduates to anticipate and seek out solutions to the complex challenges create
Location:
Leuven, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
In the interdisciplinary Master of Arts in European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives (MAES) we educate globally-minded, high-performing students to understand Europe as a region of multiple diversities and intense cross-border and trans-border interactions and exchanges. Europe, both as a continent and a concept, is uniquely subject to change and transformation. We welcome ambitious and talented students from all over the world and various disciplinary backgrounds. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.

This initial Master's programme provides academic training based on and focused toward international interaction and top-level interdisciplinary research. Its aim is to enable graduates to anticipate and seek out solutions to the complex challenges created by a globalising world that transcend national and disciplinary borders.

The interfaculty programme Master of Arts in European Studies: Transnational and Global Perspectives (MAES) introduces students to the study of Europe as a continent of strong interactions across national boundaries and of constant exchange with the outside world. It is an interdisciplinary programme and includes courses and lectures on Europe by academics from various backgrounds. MAES, taught in English, is a truly international programme. It attracts dynamic students from all over the world and from a large variety of academic backgrounds.
Setting Description:
Situated in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven (University of Leuven) has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest and highest-ranked university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of programmes in English, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. KU Leuven is home to a vibrant community of international scholars spread out over its various campuses. 14% of the university’s 54,000 students are international representing 140 countries. KU Leuven's three doctoral schools provide internationally oriented PhD tracks for more than 4,000 doctoral students. Boasting an outstanding central location, KU Leuven offers a truly international experience, high-quality education, world-class research and cutting-edge innovation.
Cost:
3500 EUR (An increased fee is not applicable for students who come from countries belonging to the European Economic Area (EEA))

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