In the master’s programme in Latin American Studies at Leiden University
you will focus on key social, political, linguistic and cultural developments which are currently shaping the complex reality of Latin America.
Visit the website: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/programmes/latin-american-studies/en/introduction
During the programme you will learn to understand the here and now of this region by paying attention to the most recent academic discussions. You can choose from three disciplinary tracks:
- Public Policies in Latin America
- Cultural Analysis in Latin America
- Language Variation and Bilingualism
You will have the possibility to carry out research at various locations, including:
- Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
- Universidade de Sao Paulo
- Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
- Universidade Federal de Rio Grande do Sul
- Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
- Universidad de Chile
- Universidad Diego Portales
- Universidad de Santiago de Chile
- Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
- Colegio de México
- Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
- Universidad Iberoamericana
As a graduate of the Master’s programme in Latin American Studies, your skill set will be of value within Editorial business, Cultural organisations, Education sector, Translation centers, Tourism sector, Documentation and information processing, Development sector, Embassies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, semi- governmental and nonprofit organizations with focus on Latin America. It also possible to pursue a PhD. position.
How to apply: http://en.mastersinleiden.nl/arrange/admission
For information regarding funding, please visit the website: http://prospectivestudents.leiden.edu/scholarships
A bachelor’s degree from a university, equivalent to the level of a Dutch academic bachelor’s degree, or demonstrate to meet the requirements for such a degree. Sufficient command of English (IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 100 (internet-based) or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)). This language requirement does not apply if you have: completed your education in Canada (except Quebec), USA, UK, Ireland, New Zealand or Australia, or an International Baccalaureate, or a Dutch VWO-diploma.