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Global Studies

Global Studies

120 ECTS - MA degree

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Global Studies is a multi-disciplinary master’s program that provides students with theoretical knowledge of various global processes. Students become familiar with research topics such as migration, development, global health, environmental issues and multiculturalism from a global perspective.

An emphasis is placed on analysing these phenomena from various social settings and identities, such as in relation to inequality, gender, class and culture. Students get insight into theories of globalization and common research methods.

The program emphasizes the application of different social sciences, which is reflected in the courses, and the issues are contextualized historically, socially and globally.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

BA, BEd, BS degree with first Class grades or equivalent.

Contact us

Student service at the School of Social Sciences

Gimli, Sæmundargata
102 Reykjavík, Iceland
Open weekdays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tel. +354 525 4500