European Culture and Economy (EСUΕ)
- Winter semester
- directly at the University
- Study mode:
- On campus
5 Reasons to Choose this Master
Dive into the interdisciplinary and international MA degree program, ECUE, at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. With over 20 years of excellence, the program offers a deep understanding of Europe, encompassing European Policy, Economy, Society, and Culture in both current and historical contexts. As you explore the convergences and divergences of the European realm, you'll be equipped for careers in international sectors, research, and more. Starting October 2023, the entire program is available in English, catering especially to our international students.
Special Program Features
Discover the Ruhr Region
Experience the heart of Europe in the Ruhr region. Once known for mining and steel, it's now a hub of culture, technology, and knowledge. As part of the ECUE program, you'll get to explore this dynamic region, witnessing its transformation and cultural richness.
Unparalleled Networking Opportunities
The ECUE program boasts a robust alumni network, with graduates excelling in diverse fields across the globe. Engage with this community, benefit from their experiences, and establish connections that could shape your future.
The application requirements for the study program in “European Culture and Economy (EСUΕ)” are:
A Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) in any of the following fields:
- Social Science
- Political Science
- Cultural Studies
Please take a look at the course page for a detailed list of accepted degree combinations.
The program also requires a minimum of 180 ECTS credits.
Minimum 2.3 according to the German grading systеm).
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
Application & Admission
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Application Procedure & Selection
Applicants must write an essay for the MA studies programme ECUE, focusing on topics like European Politics, Society, Culture, Economy, or History. The essay should showcase the applicant's ability to pose and answer relevant questions independentlу.
Only for applicants from China, Vietnam, or Mongοlia
- If available, proof of semester abroad (either by Transcript of Records or a separate official document).
- If available, proof of internship with a duration of at least six weeks (copy of the professional internship certifiсatе).
Through its interdisciplinary and intercultural approach, ECUE has prepared me very well for the various requirements in an international working environment. I particularly appreciated the focus on the European Union from different angles as well as the possibility to set individual priorities through the choice of advanced modules.
By studying the comprehensive connections of the ECUE Masters, it is easy for me to think outside the box and to put myself in different perspectives. The ability to quickly develop new, complex subject areas still makes my day-to-day work as an exper in communication much easier.
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