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DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, MASTER

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If you choose to follow courses in Latin American Studies as a part of your Master’s degree, you will be introduced to elements such as:
 

LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT (1ST SEMESTER) 

  • Political changes and new challenges for Latin America
  • Contemporary Latin American development challenges
  • Post-coloniality and decoloniality in Latin America
  • The politics of human rights in Latin America
  • Regionalism in Latin America
  • US and Latin America relations


LaTIN AMERICAn CONTEMPORARY THEMES AND ISSUES (2ND SEMESTER) 

  • Latin American cultures and societies 
  • Social movements and civil society in modern Latin America 
  • Social-environmental conflicts in Latin America 
  • Climate change and environmental politics in Latin America 
  • Gender issues in contemporary Latin America
  • Gangs and violence in Latin America


Internship/Semester Abroad (3rd semester)

During the 3rd semester, you will do an internship in a private company, NGO or public organisation in Latin America or with relevance for Latin America, or you will spend a semester abroad at a Latin American university. 


Master Thesis (4th semester)

The topic of your thesis must have Latin American relevance.

► The Curriculum of Latin American Studies. 
Please note that the curriculum of Latin American Studies is placed within the curriculums of Development and International Relations and European Studies.

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.
 

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