The focus of the Master’s Degree in European Studies at the International Graduate Center of the Bremen University of Applied Sciences is politics, the economy, law and administration of Europe. You will gain a deeper understanding of the key challenges that the European Union and its member states as well as international partners have to face in those areas. Our program offers you a comprehensive and up-to-date study of the economic and political developments in the public sector and in the private economy, thus qualifying you to work in the Foreign service, the public sector of the member states or partner states of the EU or in the private economy.
- Practice-oriented program
- Close contact with EU representatives
- Intensive seminar in Brussels
- Participation in program "Meet the Europeans" in Bremen
- International network
- Excursion to Berlin (optional)
- German language course (optional)
- International student assistance team on campus
- Bachelor´s degree in Public Policy/ Management, Economics or Business, Political Sciences or Law
- High English proficiency (IELTS 6,0)
- One year of post-graduate work experience
- Funding of ~17,000 Euro for tuition fee and living costs
- EU Institutions
- International organizations/NGOs
- Civil service
- Diplomatic service
- Academic career
Program description - Master in European Studies
Intensive preparation for your career in or with regards to the EU
The Master's Program European Studies at the International Graduate Center is a practice-oriented postgraduate course. You will take courses in private and public management, law, economics and politics – always in terms of the European Union. After the introductory weeks at the IGC we will have a study visit to Brussels where you will get to know the EU institutions as well as the interacting public and private enterprises and organizations. This study visit is organized collectively with our partner institutions from Riga and Western Switzerland.
To help you prepare for your diplomatic career or a career in a EU institution, government or administration in one of the member states, partner states or in companies, you will have the opportunity to participate in a development program or take course in intercultural management, group processes or personal skills training. The career opportunities of graduates of the Master’s Degree in European Studies range from executive positions in the private and public sectors to lobby activities and political posts.
Contact - Program Coordinator
Since 1999, the Master in European Studies Program has been preparing students for leadership roles in the private and public sector. Small intercultural groups allow individual treatment and close contacts to our international lecturers and staff. Join our international student body and benefit from our long experience. “
Some pictures from our students during an excursion to Brussels, Belgium
International Student Assistance
Our International Student Assistance (ISA) assists you in different aspects of settling in: finding accommodation, handling visa applications, clarifing insurance queries and dealing with authorities both at home and abroad. This service is of course free of charge. Furthermore ISA regularly organizes excursions and events during your study in Bremen. They offer movie nights, sightseeing trips, a christmas party, BBQ and excursions to several cities.