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Study program Transatlantic Studies: History, Culture and Politics

The program has a course load of 60 EC* (one-year): 30 EC of compulsory courses, 10 EC of elective courses and a Master’s thesis of 20 EC. A schematic overview can be found here.

Total EC
60 EC
Elective courses
  1. P3
  2. P4

International exchange program

The program offers you the opportunity to study in the US or Canada in the second semester. You can enrol in graduate courses for 10 ECTS during the Spring semester and start working on your thesis. You can finish your thesis after you return to Nijmegen, in most cases end of May. You can find a list of the many exchange partners at the International Office.

International internship

Another option to fill elective credit is to do an internship in the Netherlands or abroad. As this is a one-year Master’s this usually entails a four to six week period. We have a wide network which you can use to find a place a suitable internship, i.e. in one of the following fields:

  • Public diplomacy: ministry of foreign affairs, Atlantic Council, American Embassy, think tanks (Clingendael), NGO’s
  • Culture and heritage: museums, heritage institutions, media, journalism
  • Business and policy: international corporations and institutions, communication, consultancy/policy
Thesis & research
  1. P1
  2. P2
  3. P3
  4. P4

Your Master's thesis consists of an individual research project, which allows you to investigate a topic of your choice in Transatlantic Studies under the close supervision of our expert staff.