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Program Coordinator
PhD Maciej Cesarz

Duration: 2 years (4 semesters)

Language of instruction: English

University of Wrocław, Faculty of Social Science, Chair of European Studies

MASTER'S DEGREE IN EUROPEAN STUDIES

specialisation: EU Regional Policy

Program is offered by the Chair of European Studies at the University of Wroclaw. The curriculum focuses on the EU institutions and policies but also on the specific knowledge related to European Civilisation and Cultural Identities in Europe. In seminars and workshops students will analyze  problems  related to EU external relations, area of freedom, security and justice, EU governance and social policy in the EU. Particular emphasis will be put on various aspects of EU regional policy and skills associated with management of EU funds and projects. 

The MA program is postgraduate one, that requires from candidate to hold BA or MA degree in any area. The programme is taught entirely in English by experts in their fields. The course lasts two years, structured in four semesters, the first of which runs from the end of September to mid-February, the second from the beginning of March to the end of June. In order to receive the Master's degree, the graduates will be required to complete 120 ECTS points in up to four semesters and write a Master's thesis.

The project is supported by European Commission and subsidized in the framework of Human Capital Operational Programme

CURRICULUM

1st Semester        

Course

Lecture hrs

Classwork hrs

Requirement

ECTS

European Civilisation

30

-

Exam

6

Cultural Identities in Europe

-

30

Credit

5

European Union: Institutions, Theory and Politics

30

-

Exam

6

Regional and Local Development

 -

30

Credit

4

Europe as a Legal Area

-

30

Credit

5

Research Seminar

 

-

30

Credit

4

Polish for foreigners - A1 or elective language course (for Polish students)  -  30 Credit  -

Total

60

150

-

30

2nd Semester        

Course

Lecture hrs

Classwork hrs

Requirement

ECTS

Models of Federalism

30

-

Exam

3

EU Regional Policy

30

30

Exam

6

External Relations of the EU

-

30

Credit

4

Area of Freedom, Security and Justice of the EU

-

30

Credit

4

EU Governance

30

-

Exam

4

Master's Seminar

-

30

Credit

6

Polish for foreigners - A1 or elective language course (for Polish students)  -  30  Exam 3

Total

90

150

-

30

3rd Semester - mobility slot        

Course

Lecture hrs

Classwork hrs

Requirement

ECTS

Master's Seminar

-

30

Credit

10

5 elctive courses and/or practice placement

-

150

Credit

20

Total

-

180

-

30

4th Semester        

Course

Lecture hrs

Classwork hrs

Requirement

ECTS

Information Society

-

30

Credit

4

Social Policy in the EU

-

30

Credit

5

Civil Society in Poland

-

30

Credit

5

Management of EU Funds and Projects

-

30

Credit

6

Master's Seminar

-

30

Credit

10

Total 

-

150

-

30

Elective courses 

       
Enterpreneurship in Regional Development  -  30  Credit 
Media in the EU  -  30  Credit  4
Enterpreneurship and innovation in the EU  -  30  Credit  4
The Psychology of Business  -  30  Credit  4
Business and Society in the EU  -  30  Credit  4
Metropolitan and Rural Regions in the EU Policy  -  30  Credit  4
Human and Social Capital in Regional Development  -  30  Credit  4
Communication Across Borders and Cultures  -  30  Credit  4
Human Resources Management  -  30  Credit  4
         

Total (MA programme) hrs              810