From 2022, the DIR and ES programs will be merged into the new Master of International Relations. We still offer students the possibility of specializing in EU studies, Global Gender Studies or Global China Studies. For more information about the Master of International Relations program, please have a look at the website - Master of International Relations
WHY STUDY LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES AT AALBORG UNIVERSITY?
Part of the specialisation programme under the Study Board of International Affairs, the interdisciplinary programme in Latin American Studies enables students to approach key issues confronting the region from multiple perspectives and study alongside our team of expert scholars. The course explores the main issues and dynamics of contemporary political and social issues in Latin America including the complex character of the society-environment nexus, new social movements and civil society organisations in the region, the politics of human rights and Latin American cultures and societies. Students undertaking the Latin American Studies pathway will develop skills and knowledge that will prepare them for a range of career paths in areas such as international trade, regional & multilateral institutions, the public sector, NGOs, etc.
Latin American Studies can be chosen:
- As a specialisation in the two-year master programmes Development and International Relations (DIR) or European Studies (ES)
- As two modules of each 5 ECTS as part of another programme, e.g. Culture, Communication and Globalization (CCG), Tourism, International Business Communication, History, etc.
- Full degree students begin 1 September.
- Guest/exchange students begin 1 September or 1 February.
STUDY ABROAD OR UNDERTAKE AN INTERNSHIP IN LATIN AMERICA
We encourage students to take advantage of the many study abroad programmes or internship opportunities Aalborg University offers in Latin America. The experience of studying or undertaking an internship in Latin America provides students with an opportunity to broaden and deepening their knowledge about the region and develop their intercultural and communication skills.
For information about the application process, deadlines, tuition fee, scholarship etc. please see How to apply to Aalborg University.
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