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South European Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master) IntM

South European Studies (Erasmus Mundus International Master) IntM

Key information

Qualification type

International Master's

Subject areas

European Studies

Course type


Course Summary

Southern Europe is a region that finds itself at the cutting edge of key global challenges. South European Studies offers the stimulating experience of studying and training in three different European countries in the region and the opportunity to acquire advanced language, research and professional skills. This Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) programme is unique in examining Southern Europe as a distinct region with its own identity and global role. Themes include democracy and protest, migration, social and economic change, nationalism, European integration and the new trade and security challenges that are reshaping the region.

Multiple mobility periods allow for a truly international learning experience. Immersion into South European society and culture, experience of diverse educational systems, and needs-based language training in all major South European languages offer in depth knowledge of the region. Research and professional tracks are available for maximum choice in curriculum building. The research track leads to a dissertation while the professional track leads to a substantial work placement and a professional project.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


24 months

Start date



Research Design
Politics and Society in Southern Europe
Southern Europe in International Affairs
Contemporary Turkey: Domestic and Foreign Policy
International Law and Peaceful Settlement of Disputes in Southeast Europe
Research seminar
Elections and Electoral Behaviour
Processes of Democratic Transition in the Arab World
Political Islam in the Magreb and Mashreq
Management and Public Administration
Nationalism in South Eastern Europe
Euro-Mediterranean Immigration Policies
Nationalism, Religion and Identity in the Balkans
Patrimony, Culture and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean
Political Transitions in Southern Europe
Writings and Representations of the Mediterranean Sea
Business and Economics in the Mediterranean area
European Institutions
European Macroeconomics
European Politics in the 20th Century
History of South European Enlargements
Security and Migration in the Mediterranean
Mediterranean Economies
Methodologies for the Professional Project and the Traineeship
Patrimony, Culture and Sustainable Development In The Mediterranean
Politics, Governance and Institutional Actors in the Euro-Mediterranean Framework
Professional Seminars
Project and Team Management
European Union Enlargement to Southeast Europe
Greek Politics: Political Economy, Crisis and Change
Interconnected Histories: The Balkans and The Black Sea From The 18th To The 20th Century
Public Policy Analysis
Representation and Political Participation
Seminar in Comparative Politics
Theories of Nationalism
Borders, Territory and Conflict In Euro-Mediterranean Space

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in any subject. An interest in politics, international affairs, geography, history, classics, law, languages, economics, sociology, anthropology, psychology, cultural and media studies would be beneficial.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more