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MScHuman Geography: Europe: Borders, Identity and Governance

Radboud University
Netherlands, Nijmegen
Tuition fee €16,000 per year
Application fee €75 one-time

The handling fee is NOT applicable to:

- Students with a nationality from the EEA countries or from countries that are candidates for EEA membership*
- Students who receive a full scholarship (proven by uploading a grant statement)

This fee will be refunded to you once you are fully enrolled as a student at Radboud University. The fee is NOT refundable when you are not admitted.

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Expenses, accommodation, working etc.



This Master’s aims to increase your understanding of the value and workings of the EU within the social and geopolitical developments both in Europe and in Europe’s relation to the rest of the world. You’ll come to understand cross-border governance and how economic, cultural and political power works across borders.

Master’s specialisation Europe: Borders, Identity and Governance: something for you?

- Regional, cultural, emotional, and social borders, are being considered like those between urban and rural regions, social classes, and gender.
- The approach is highly multidisciplinary to include related fields as European Studies, Political Science, Conflict Management, and Spatial Planning.
- Nijmegen itself lies in a border-region and our staff has close ties with the Euregio Rijn-Waal, giving you practical insights.

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Europe: Borders, Identity and Governance is taught at the Nijmegen School of Management. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year) and offers space for elective courses, with which students can give their programme their own personal finishing touch. The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

With expertise gained during this Master’s, a graduate can be employed in a wide range of jobs, both in and outside the Netherlands, for example:

- Expert for a local, provincial, or national (e.g. Foreign Affairs section) government, sharing expertise in and delivering advice on cross-border cooperation, international mobility, the attraction of international firms and investments, or the acquisition of European Union funds.
- Consultant or advisor at a consultancy firm, helping to promote the internationalisation of a city or region or assisting regional and city governments in obtaining and managing EU- funded projects.
- Programme Officer for a European organisation, the European Parliament, European Commission, or related institutions.
- International/European affairs expert in the private sector.
- Academic researcher at a university or research institute that focuses on European issues.
- Geography teacher in secondary, tertiary, or vocational education.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States