Modern History and International Relations (MA)

University of Groningen

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The award
MA

How long you will study
24 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 11500

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About Modern History and International Relations at University of Groningen

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is exactly what you are looking for.

You can take the Master's track in Modern History andInternational Relations as a track within the Research Master'sdegree programme in International Relations. 
The two-year Master's track in Modern History andInternational Relations teaches you to carry out independentacademic research in the fields of modern history and internationalrelations. You will explore recent developments in these fields andstudy relevant theoretical and methodological backgrounds. You willlearn about subjects such as international political economy, thehistory of cultural identity and European cooperation andintegration.
As a student of this programme you work in small groups andare supervised by highly qualified researchers. The programme isclosely related to the research carried out at the GroningenResearch Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) and the N.W.Posthumus Institute.

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this track is exactly what you are looking for.

You can take the Master's track in Modern History andInternational Relations as a track within the Research Master'sdegree programme in International Relations.
The two-year Master's track in Modern History and InternationalRelations teaches you to carry out independent academic research in the fields of modern history and international relations. You willexplore recent developments in these fields and study relevanttheoretical and methodological backgrounds. You will learn aboutsubjects such as international political economy, the history ofcultural identity and European cooperation and integration.
As a student of this programme you work in small groups and aresupervised by highly qualified researchers. The programme isclosely related to the research carried out at the GroningenResearch Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) and the N.W.Posthumus Institute.

After your studies

Job prospects

After graduation you are well prepared for a career in research at a university or a private or governmental research institute.You can pursue jobs at international organizations and governmentinstitutions as well. You can apply for a PhD-position.

After graduation you are well prepared for a career in research at a university or a private or governmental research institute.You can pursue jobs at international organizations and governmentinstitutions as well. You can apply for a PhD-position.

Job examples

  • Research oriented career in International Relations or History
  • International Affairs / Foreign Policy Advisor jobs
  • Investigating Journalism
  • Academic positions
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Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

previous education

BA degree in:

  • History
  • International Relations
  • American Studies
  • Political Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • another related field
reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

previous education

BA degree in:

  • History
  • International Relations
  • American Studies
  • Political Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • an other related field
reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

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