Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary studies - L'Institut d'études européennes

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary studies

All the essential information to prepare your application for the IEE’s Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary studies.

The Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary studies at the IEE is a one-year programme that allows young professionals and graduates of a Master’s degree to deepen their knowledge and expertise in European affairs. 

Students in the programme will have the opportunity to professionalise through an internship. The programme also offers the possibility to two students to benefit from a mobility programme at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.

This programme is a 60-credit (ECTS) course, taught entirely in English. It provides an in-depth study of European political, economic, social and legal integration issues.


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When should I apply for the Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary Studies?

❯ For non-EU citizens, applications are open from mid-February until April of the same year of the beginning of the Master (Feb-Apr 2023 to start in Sep 2023).

❯ For EU citizens, applications start in April 1st and remain open until September 30th of the same year of the beginning of the Master (Apr-Sep 2023 to start in Sep 2023).

Applications are done through the ULB’s enrolment website.



What are the admission criteria?

Applications are analysed by a jury, that looks at:

1❯ The quality of the academic record of the candidate ;

2❯ The student’s motivation and project;

3❯ Their international profile (including linguistic skills);

4❯ A sufficient command of English is necessary.

Check the full list of admission requirements.

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Who is this advanced programme for?

Young professionals and graduates with a previous Master’s degree in Political Science, Economics, History, Law or other related disciplines who are seeking specialised knowledge of EU integration can follow this advanced programme.

Find out if this specialised programme is for you.

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How are classes organised?

All students follow a core module dealing with fundamental topics in EU studies. You will then choose between one of three tracks to specialise in: Economic Governance and Policies in the EU, Migrations, Rights and Policies in the EU, EU integration, Regionalism and Global Governance.

Get details on the programme’s content.

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What is student life like at the IEE?

Associations give life to our campus. You can easily get involved in student activities through our student groups SAIES (the association representing IEE students) or Eyes on Europe (a student-led media on EU issues).

Learn more about life on campus and student activities on the Digital campus.

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What language level is required?

A sufficient command of French and English (B2 level of the european framework) are necessary to claim to the success of this Advanced Master. No proof of level of language is required, but please note that this Advanced Master in EU Interdisciplinary studies is entirely taught in English.

You can check the programme’s brochure for more information on the content.

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What are the career prospects for this Advanced Master?

Students can consider as many different careers as there are jobs in Europe, including consultancy and lobbying offices, European NGOs and associations, journalism, communication, culture, international, European institutions, national, regional or local, or research…

Discover the professional trajectories of our graduates via our study on alumni of the IEE-ULB.

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