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MScNorth American Studies: Transatlantic Studies: History, Culture and Politics

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

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- 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)

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This one-year academic programme examines the important political and cultural connections between the two sides of the Atlantic Ocean. In a truly interdisciplinary fashion, this programme is grounded in American studies as it intersects with cultural and political history and international relations. This will enable you to analyse the forces of globalisation, migration, and cultural transfer, and engage with current transatlantic debates about urgent topics such as populist politics, transatlantic alliances, and diplomacy, diversity, racism, Black Lives Matter, indigenous peoples, and the legacies of colonialism.

Master’s programme in Transatlantic Studies: History, Culture and Politics: something for you?

- You will study processes of cultural, geopolitical and economic exchange between North America and Europe
- Internships and international exchange options are embedded in the curriculum
- The programme is career-oriented. You will acquire invaluable transferable skills in international classrooms, excursions, and interfaculty seminars

Programme structure

The Master’s specialisation in Transatlantic Studies: History, Culture, and Politics is taught at the Faculty of Arts. It has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year). The structure of the programme is presented here.

Career opportunities

The knowledge and skills, together with an excellent command of (American) English, will help you find a job in an international setting. This specialisation will help you find work in the following areas (but not exclusively):

- International affairs and diplomacy
- Consultancy for businesses, NGOs and governmental organizations
- Research
- Culture and heritage institutions
- Media and journalism

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