at University of Haifa, Israel
Our International Master's program in Modern German and European Studies aims to provide students with in-depth knowledge of Germany and its role in the European Union. As our Haifa Center for German & European Studies (HCGES) cooperates with local and global academic departments and programs, our students benefit the opportunity to focus on European-related issues and perspectives.
Our interdisciplinary curriculum offers students relevant courses in social sciences, humanities, economics and law, alongside intensive German language classes. These prepare them for careers in relevant international, German, Israeli, and European interfaces, including academia, business, tourism, communication, the media, cultural and public administration.
Educate a new generation of scholars in high-level interdisciplinary Modern German and European Studies.
Offer students and interns, versatile curricular and extracurricular field activities.
Organize relevant community events, lectures and panels to connect university members and the general public
Provide individual supervision to young researchers opting for the thesis-track.
One Year, One Degree
Our one-year program is taught in English over three consecutive semesters from October through September and will include a final exam. Students who prefer to pursue the research track will submit their thesis within one year of completing their coursework, which may require a prolonged stay at the university. Graduates will be awarded a Master of Arts in Modern German and European Studies
German Political System
Introduction to the European Union
* The curriculum is subject to change without notice