MA in Analytic Philosophy with a concentration on Cultural Diplomacy (MA)

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The award
MA

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
EUR 6000 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, October

International course fees
EUR 6000 per year

All study options

About MA in Analytic Philosophy with a concentration on Cultural Diplomacy at Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies

The Degree is offered by the University of Bucharest (UoB) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy

The Masters of Arts in Analytic Philosophy with a Concentration on Cultural diplomacy is a Two Year Program offered by the University of Bucharest (UoB) in partnership with the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy.

The program is designed to provide a comprehensive foundation in Philosophy and Cultural Diplomacy, using a historical and case study approach. The curriculum offers an in-depth perspective over the contemporary issues and topics in the field of analytic philosophy, including the following: epistemology, philosophic logics, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of mind. The program consists of classroom seminars supplemented by lectures at the university as well as briefings and visits to at international and non-governmental organizations, educational events, conferences, tours, and meetings with foreign officials, which are further incorporated into the curriculum.

Students will meet with leading experts working in international organizations, governments, embassies, and academic institutions, and will engage with specialists in the areas of Philosophy, Politics, International Relations, Human Rights, Culture, Peace Building, Multilateral Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, Development, and Economics.

The program provides students with theoretical and practical experience for both academic and professional development. It allows students to create a solid professional network and form a concrete foundation for many future academic and professional career choices. 

On a practical level, the program prepares students for engagement in philosophy, the humanities, academia, the international arena, civil society, politics, governmental organizations and international economic organizations.

Program Curriculum


The program curriculum consists of a total of 4 semesters. The first semester of the program takes place in Berlin at the Academy for Cultural Diplomacy and the remaining 3 semesters take place Bucharest at the University of Bucharest. The degree consists of 120 ECTS credits and provides students with an expertise in analytic philosophy and cultural diplomacy, preparing them for careers in the field of the humanities, academia, politics, international relations and beyond.

In the academic framework of the curriculum of the studies in philosophy, a special emphasis is given to cultural diplomacy and its contemporary application in the public sector, private sector and civil society. Parallel to the studies, students participate in the professional development program of the ICD in order to gain professional experience, relationships and contacts, and to develop their careers simultaneously to the MA.
Further information about the Program’s structure and curriculum is found under:
http://www.ccds-berlin.de/index.php?ma-program-in-globalization-studies-and-cultural-diplomacy-with-a-concentration-on-international-relations-1

Accreditation


The Master’s Degree is awarded by the University of Bucharest, which is recognized as a fully accredited institution of higher education with the right to award university degrees. The University of Bucharest is part of the Bologna Process set in place by the European Commission, and uses the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) to award degrees. As part of the Bologna Process, credits obtained through our MA program are equivalent to those of courses at universities in all other 30+ signatory countries. Students will earn 30 credits per semester during our MA program, for a total of 120 credits upon completion.

Dates of Next Programs for 2015-16

Enrolments to the Program are possible towards the fall and winter semesters’ start each year. Program's Next Start;
Winter Semester 2016: February 8th, 2016
Fall Semester: October 1st, 2015

Application deadline
Winter Semester 2016: September 1st, 2015
Fall Semester: August 31st, 2015

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMAHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
    Course startsFebruary, OctoberDomestic course feesEUR 6000 per yearInternational course feesEUR 6000 per year

Notes about fees for this course

Financials
Tuition- The tuition fee stands on 12,000 Euros for the full program (6,000 Euros/ per academic year) for all students. The fees cover only the tuition fees, and do not include housing or any other living costs (advice, guidance and possible accommodation solutions will be sent to students upon request).
Personal Costs - The ICD and the University of Bucharest are happy to assist you with advice and support for finding your housing in Berlin and Bucharest and offer you as well possible affordable accommodation solutions.
Scholarships - Scholarships, equaling up to 10% deduction of tuition costs are available for students based on educational excellence and financial need. Although each scholarship request will be evaluated on an individual basis, students are expected to have an above-average grade point of 4.5 (of 5.0) in order to qualify for a grant and then to prove financial need. The Financial Aid application is a two-step process. Students interested in applying for a scholarship are required to submit their initial aid application request as soon as they have formally applied to the program, completed the first step of the application, and have been accepted into the program. Scholarships are determined for the second and 4th semesters.

Entry requirements

Admissions
Individuals studying for an MA in Analytic Philosophy with the concentration on Cultural Diplomacy will represent a diverse range of cultural and academic backgrounds, and will have consistently demonstrated academic excellence and leadership. Candidates will include recent BA graduates as well as young professionals who combine academic background with work experience. Individuals are required to hold a BA degree (or equivalent Degree) of minimum of 3 years studies, as degrees from across the world and from any field are acceptable as pre-requisite for applications*.
We do not consider any one element of an application exclusively. Rather, our admissions panel considers academic achievement as well as personal qualities such as strength of character, motivation and the ability and willingness to take on new academic challenges. Our aim is to attract students from a variety of backgrounds and countries that will foster a unique and diverse learning environment.
•Current undergraduate students are able to submit an application and participate in the pre-enrolment process, by submitting a confirmation of their current studies in good standing and their transcripts.
All courses are taught in English, thus an Evidence of adequate competence in English is required for the applicants who do not have English as mother tongue. If you have studied at least 1 semester in an English language and/or have extensive working experience in the English language, a certificate/Document which attests this fact will be sufficient as well.

The application form is found under: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.de/index.php?ma-bucharest

Once submitting the online application form, we will then refer to you with an e-mail, indicating your application reference code and will outlining all the next steps, including the supporting documents required for the application.
Applications are being processed on a regular base, as enrolment to the program is possible towards fall and winter start, each year.

 

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