Master of Arts in Nationalism Studies (2 years)

Program level: 
Degree awarded: 
MA
Program registration: 
Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department and also accredited in Hungary
Program length: 
2 years
Type of degree: 
CEU
Start of the program : 
September

Program Description

The program is specifically designed for applicants with a three-year BA. While offering an open and critical perspective on nationhood, it aims to engage students in areas like nationalism and the media or nationalism and minority protection.

Sample Courses for the Master’s Programs
Mandatory Courses
Debates About Self-determination and External Minority Protection in the Twentieth Century; Nationalism,National Identity, National Feeling: The Sociological and Socio-psychological Approach; Nationalism and Political Theory
Elective Courses
Constitutional Design and Conflict; Law and Ethnicity; Anthropological Approaches to Ethnicity, Racism and Nationalism; Interpretations of Modern Anti-semitism; The Ottoman Empire and the Post-colonial Debate; Sociological Approaches to Race and Ethnicity: The Roma in Central Europe; Interpreting Contemporary Nationalism in Southeastern Europe; Can Western Models of Minority Rights Be Applied in Eastern Europe?


Entry Requirements for the Master’s Programs
Candidates fmust have completed at least a three-year BA degree. Applicants to the Master’s program must meet the General CEU Admissions Requirements, and submit a 500-word outline of their proposed research topic and one writing sample, e.g., a term paper of minimum ten pages. If possible, candidates should submit a writing sample that is in some way related to the topic of nationalism.