MA in Hystory And Sources Studies / European History


Associated Members

Program: UNICA Multiple Degree

Degree: Master

Language: English

Course Structure: European History


Graduates of the MEH will be awarded the title โ€œMaster of Arts” (M.A.) with, if possible, the specification โ€œM.A. in European History” and equivalent titles in national languages and according to the regulations of relevant national legislation and university practice with a common certificate by the partner universities the student studied at. The relevant documents will be issued in the national language of the home university and in English.

The awarding institutions are the first year (home) university Full member and the host university/universities of an individual student. The awarding Full member institutions will award a joint degree, while the associated members of the Consortium will provide Diploma supplements or transcripts of records for the period of studies at their university. The graduation documents will be issued by  the first year (home) university of an individual student on behalf of the host university/universities of an individual student.

Structure of the programme

In general, the Parties agree that the student workload regarding the joint MEH shall comprise 120 ECTS credits. This corresponds to a regular (minimum) duration of the equivalent study programme of four semesters/ two years.

Eligibility criteria

Students will be required to take classes from at least two Parties; they may take between 30 and 60 ECTS credits at one or two Parties in addition to their home university.

At the host university/ies no university tuition fees have to be paid. Additional local semester fees (local administration, Student Union, transport, visa etc.) have to be paid where necessary. The additional local fees will be made known to applicants and students well in advance.

All students are required to complete a Master’s thesis. The Parties will ensure that students may successfully complete their Master’s thesis within 4-6 months, in general in the 4th semester.

The topic of the Master’s thesis has to be specified within the scope of the MEH. lt has to be a study about historical processes in Europe. The Master’s thesis must be written in English. The workload is 30 ECTS credits. The Master’s thesis has to be graded by two referees of two different Parties, if this is in accordance with national law. Students have to defend the thesis.

Selection and access

All students must apply and register for the programme through their home university or home department. In addition, formal registration and course enrolment is required at those participating university/ies where students attend for at least one semester (host university/ies).