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Master in Advanced European and International Studies – European Integration & Global Studies – Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Program overview
1 year
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Berlin
8,900 EUR
October 2022

Nice
January 2023

Istanbul
April 2023

Rome
April 2023

About this program

Master in Advanced European and International Studies – European Integration & Global Studies – Berlin-Nice-Rome/Istanbul

Five basic modules form the framework of teaching and research at CIFE. International guest lecturers, experts from various European and international organisations, as well as researchers from partner institutions contribute to these modules.

Admission requirements

Language requirements

The programme is taught in English and therefore an active knowledge of the English language is required. As proof of your knowledge of English you may include the following documents with your application:

  • The test report from one of the following institutions issued no more than two years prior to your course start date. Once issued, please ensure you give CIFE permission to view your results.
    • IELTS test report at 6.5 overall
    • TOEFL certificate at CBT = 213 or IBT = 82
    • Other tests organised by the British Council OR
  • At least one reference from your professor(s), stating your level of language competence. OR
  • A statement from an English-speaking university, certifying that you have participated in classes held in this language for at least one academic year.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Conflict and Cooperation in the International System

  • International relations theories
  • Current major conflict zones, with a focus on the Mediterranean and Eastern Europe
  • Foreign policy analysis of major actors
  • Conflict and violence studies
  • International law and transitional justice

European Integration and External Action

  • EU integration history
  • EU institutions and policies
  • Current EU challenges and reform projects
  • EU external relations with major actors
  • Enlargement and partnership projects

Federalism, Multi-Level Governance and Conflict Resolution

  • Comparative analysis of federal institutions/states
  • Institutional challenges of multi-level governance
  • Federalism as a tool for conflict resolution
  • Case studies (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iraq, Myanmar, etc.)

Economic Globalisation and Sustainable Development

  • Overview of the world economy
  • Characteristics and challenges of economic globalisation
  • Global management of trade, currency and international financial issues
  • EU economics: policies, challenges, reforms
  • Key sustainable development challenges: climate change, energy, access to water, etc.

Professional Skills Workshops

  • Project cycle management
  • Intercultural communication
  • International mediation and negotiation
  • Drafting of position papers and policy recommendations
  • Career workshop

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please visit the institute website for more information.

Program delivery

A one-year programme + optional professional internship (max. 3 months to be completed by 30 September)

  • October to December: Berlin
  • January to March: Nice
  • March: Study Trip to Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Brussels
  • April to June/July: Rome or Istanbul

Tuition

The overall tuition fees for the Master of Advanced European and International Studies - European Integration and Global Studies – amount to 8,900 €.

Qualification

Graduates receive two certifications:

  • The Master in Advanced European and International Studies - European Integration and Global Studies. This is the diploma of CIFE as a private institute of higher education, certifying the successful completion of the academic curriculum and granting 60 ECTS at Master level.
  • The degree qualification "Policy Officer in European and International Organisations" (level 7 EQF), recognised by the French state.

Career paths

Professional Fields of Recent CIFE Graduates

  • International and EU Organisations
  • Companies and Banks
  • National Governments and Administration
  • Research and Teaching
  • Consultancy and Advocacy
  • International Humanitarian Sector/NGOs
  • International Media

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Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)

The Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE) is a private institute of higher education and research. It is one of the seven designated institutions receiving special funding from the European Union in the framework of the Jean Monnet Programme. Since...


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Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)

81, rue de France
06000 Nice
France

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www.cife.eu


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