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University of Bath: Contemporary European Studies: Politics, Policy and Society (Euromasters)

Institution University of Bath View institution profile
Department Politics, Languages and International Studies View department profile
Telephone +44 1225 38 5115
Study type Taught


Gain a broad understanding of the politics, policy and social evolution of the EU and European states, as well as specialist knowledge of EU and international affairs.

The Euromasters course offers a distinctive international learning experience, with an opportunity to study at several prestigious institutions.

With an enthusiastic teaching team who are experts in their research fields, and a diverse course of study, this two-year master’s degree is internationally recognised.

You'll gain a broad comparative understanding of the European Union, European politics, policy and social evolution, as well as specialist knowledge of key issues in the Euro-Atlantic area and international relations.

We welcome applications from high-achieving students, who wish to gain the knowledge and skills that will qualify them for a wide range of careers in European and international institutions, and the private sector.

You can find out more on the dedicated Euromasters website, which contains extensive information about the course and the Consortium, as well as guidance on applying.

Language of instruction and locations You are able to study at the following sites as part of the course.

English - University of Bath, United Kingdom

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States (Transatlantic Track only)

  • University of Siena, Italy

English and French - Sciences Po Grenoble, France

English and German - Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

You will need to be able to speak the language of instruction of your chosen country of study.

Graduate prospects The depth and breadth of knowledge alongside the hands-on international experience our graduates gain from this course is valued highly by employers.

You can also take advantage of the extensive Careers Service at the University of Bath, as well as the opportunity to study another language at the Foreign Languages centre during your Core Module in Bath.

Our graduates have been employed all over the world in a wide variety of international organisations, multinational corporations and public bodies or policy-formulating institutes. Examples include:

  • Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office Fast-track Programme, London

  • United Nations Postgraduate Fellowship, New York

  • Programme Officer at the European Commission, Brussels

  • Parliamentary Assistant for Green MEP in the European Parliament, Brussels

  • Parliamentary Assistant for German MP in Bundestag, Berlin

  • Associate Director at Blue Rubicon, London

  • Director of External Relations and Communications at Enel Green Power North America Inc, USA

  • Grants Manager at MTV Staying Alive Foundation, London

  • Strategic Communications Consultant at Akkanto, Brussels

Many of our graduates also continue directly to doctoral research.


The University of Bath
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences


The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Bath conducts high quality research focussed on solving the world’s biggest problems and improving the societies we live in. Teachers and lecturers working within the faculty are active researchers and apply their findings to the content taught on our programmes.

The Faculty includes six departments:

By studying and researching with us you’ll be welcomed into a multidisciplinary, diverse academic community and a strong environment to pursue …

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