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Published on November 5, 2018 | Updated on June 25, 2019

Master's in AlterEurope

HUMAN AND SOCIAL SCIENCES / EXPERTS FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION AND NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES

The AlterEurope program trains experts from the European Union and neighboring countries, who have a sound knowledge of social, economic and legal science and can support decision-making processes in public, private and voluntary sectors. This Master's degree is based on the concept of alterity in relations between the EU and neighboring countries, as well as on a multidisciplinary approach.

CURRICULUM  

This program offers political science, political geography, economics and law classes. These four disciplines are the majors available in the first year of the Master’s program. In the second year of the Master’s program, students select the research track or the intelligence and project management track. In addition to these practical discipline-specific courses, students learn a language from the area of study (in particular Arabic, Russian and Turkish) and become more fluent in English.

 

First year Master’s 

First Semester

• Fundamental thematic and specific knowledge about the area of study;
• Majors;
• Languages.

Second Semester

• Thematic and discipline-specific in-depth courses;
• Study abroad;
• Languages;
• Internship (2-4 months) and internship report or research dissertation

 

Second year Master’s 

First Semester

• Fundamental thematic and specific knowledge about the area of study;
• Professional specialization: research seminars or project management and intelligence training ;
• Languages.

Second Semester

• Long internship (4-6 months) and internship dissertation or research dissertation.

PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION

Admission to the AlterEurope track is based on the application, both for initial and continuous training. An interview may be required.

LIST OF OPTIONAL TEACHING UNITS

In the first year of the Master’s program, some courses are optional. In the second year of the Master’s program, the course offer varies depending on the student’s chosen track. For more detailed information, read the syllabus at: http://altereurope.universite-lyon.fr/contenu-pedagogique/.