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EC2UEuropean Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact

Tuition fee €1,500 per year

Fixed tuition

More information

ec2u.eu/ec2u-master-programmes 

Overview

The EC2U Joint Master’s Degree in “European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact” is a 2-year Master’s Degree (4 semesters, 30 ECTS each, 120 ECTS in total) that provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the European linguistic, cultural and social landscape using advanced research methods in the academic field. This degree is in line with professional practice and will ensure students launch their career with enhanced professionalism and quality of services in the broad field of language, cultural contact and social diversity.

The EC2U Campus provides students with the opportunity to study abroad, gain multicultural experiences, and expand their professional network. Over the course of their learning journey, students must study in at least 2 but no more than 4 of the following 7 EC2U universities:

• University of Salamanca (Spain)
• University of Pavia (Italy)
• Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi (Romania)
• University of Coimbra (Portugal)* Accept only EU students
• University of Jena (Germany)
• University of Poitiers (France)
• University of Turku (Finland)

The course is in the process of being accredited for a.y. 22/23

Programme structure

The uniqueness of this Master is “à la carte” courses from the list provided by each university : beside a mandatory common online course of 10 ECTS for each of the first 3 semesters, students will define the rest of the study plan in accordance with the course catalogue provided by the chosen universities.

The fourth semester is reserved to a possible internship and the thesis preparation.

Mandatory online courses:
1st semester: Discourse in Europe
2nd semester: Research Methodology in European Modern Languages and Literatures
3rd semester: Research Methodology in European Cultures and Societies

Career opportunities

The Master’s degree in European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact offers the students a general scientific education and many possibilities for a future career. Depending on their interests and the profile they have gained through their courses’ choice, a wide range of carrrer is attainable :

  • Multilingual project managers
  • Diplomats at intermediate and high levels of organisations
  • Teachers-researchers
  • Bilingual communication officers
  • Journalists
  • Project officers
  • Mobility consultants
  • Cultural mediators