Admission may be granted to applicants who meet the following criteria:
* Candidates must have already obtained a first higher education degree (Bachelor's degree) in a discipline of relevance to the fields of European culture and history, European studies with a focus on cultural relations, or intercultural studies.
* Candidates must meet certain languages skills: English is a precondition (a TOEFL score of 580 points old style, or 92 points new style, or a score 6.5 of IELTS, or CAE) and other European languages are taken into consideration in the selection process.
* Study Mobility Periods abroad and Practical experience in European and/or international organisations and institutions is valued.
* Completed application forms received.
Selection criteria include motivation; academic qualifications; language skills (preferably in European languages); research experience and professional experience.
Applications MUST include the following documents:
* Completed application form
* Academic credentials, with copy of Diploma and, if available, Diploma Supplement
* Certified copies of academic transcripts
* Academic and professional CV
* Letter of motivation
* English proficiency test
* 3 passport-sized photos
* 2 reference letters
* A copy of the applicant's passport
Core concepts in European Culture
During the first semester each student acquires a set of key competences (knowledge and skills), which form the foundation of the programme. Students are acquainted with the core issues of trans-, inter- and multiculturality, current political governance, national versus transnational identity and evolving social-political processes. These issues are considered on the basis of 4 core concepts, namely:
- Mobility of Citizens