The MA in Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies Programme is being offered by the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Economics of the University Center of International Programmes of Studies of the International Hellenic University. The programme is based on an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the history and culture of the Black Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean region. The study and interpretation of the historical and cultural data of these regions, areas of great geopolitical and economic importance, will provide the student with an outstanding opportunity to specialize in a research domain of such significance in our times. The courses are taught exclusively in English. The academics teaching on the programme come from universities both abroad and in Greece.
The Black Sea region and the Eastern Mediterranean basin with their special geophysical and cultural characteristics, are gaining significance as a geopolitical link between Europe and Asia. The important natural resources and the crucial position of these regions at the hub of international routes have aroused the interest of many nations over the ages, leading to numerous events of great cultural and historical significance.
The Black Sea and the Eastern Mediterranean constitute two great international gateways, of considerable importance for Europe as well as for Asia and the East. Over the last few decades, research institutions and university departments all over the world have promoted research programmes concentrating on these regions with such rich scientific material.
The MA in Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies provides specialised education in diverse areas of interest such as Archaeology, Ethnography, Historical Geography, Art, Religion, Mythology, Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, International Relations, Politics, Diplomacy and Economy. The Master’s Programme ‘MA in Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies’ promotes learning and teaching characterized by a diversity of teaching methods.
The MA in Black Sea and Eastern Mediterranean Studies accepts, after a careful selection process, graduates of History, Archaeology, Social Sciences, Humanities, Political Sciences, Geography, International Relations, Theology, journalism, Balkan, Mediterranean or Oriental Studies and other related subject areas, from Greek universities or equivalent institutions from abroad and from Technological Educational Institutions of related subject areas according to Law 4485/2017 and 4610/2019, as applicable.
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Start date: October 2020
Application deadline: 12 October 2020 or until places are filled
Campus: Thermi, Thessaloniki
3 semesters (full time) or 6 semesters (part time) / weekdays
An undergraduate degree from a recognised University
IELTS (academic 6.5 and above), TOEFL (IBT, 90 and above) or TOEIC (850 and above) score, or a recognised by the Greek State certificate of proficiency in English
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MA in Black Sea Cultural studies
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