StudyQA — Master: Comparative History — Central European University

Comparative History

Study mode:On campus Study type:Full-time Languages: English
Local:$ 12.5 k / Year(s) Foreign:$ 12.5 k / Year(s) Deadline: Apr 15, 2023
StudyQA ranking:2844 Duration:1 year

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MA in Comparative History / 1 year

The program is built around the comparative research of early modern, modern and contemporary history. It will encourage you to explore a multitude of scholarly approaches and disciplines, including oral history, historical anthropology, intellectual history, conceptual history, microhistory, urban history and gender history, for a better understanding of European and global processes.

What you will study

  • The Habsburg, Ottoman and Romanov empires and their legacies
  • Nationalisms and internationalisms
  • Fascism
  • Communism and post-communism
  • Religious studies
  • Intellectual, cultural and art history
  • Urban history
  • Gender history
  • Visual and media studies
  • Diplomacy and international relations

What you can specialize in

  • Archives and evidentiary practices
  • Contemporary history
  • Early modern studies
  • Eastern Mediterranean studies
  • History of science
  • Jewish studies
  • Religious studies
  • Political thought
  • Visual studies
  • Completed online application form: www.ceu.edu/apply
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • CV
  • Bachelor’s degree in history or a related field in the humanities or the social sciences
  • Statement of purpose
  • Short research proposal

Fund your studies

In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country. In 2018-2019, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing. Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.

Where your degree will take you

More than half of our graduates pursue a career in academia and research. They have been accepted to PhD and postdoctoral programs at universities such as Berkeley, Cambridge, Chicago, Columbia, Harvard, Oxford, Princeton and Yale. Our alumni teach all over the world, including Boston, Dublin, Durham, Kyiv, London, Maastricht, St. Petersburg, Singapore, Vienna and Zagreb. Others make use of the transferable skills they gained in business or at international organizations, foundations and governments.

Study in Vienna

Apply now and be among the first to study at our new campus in Vienna! Did you know that the Austrian capital has been ranked as the world's “most livable city” for ten years in a row? Find out more about CEU in Vienna at www.ceu.edu/vienna.

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