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Information for Students

The Centre for Atlantic and Global Studies operates the Master’s programme “Atlantic Studies in History, Culture and Society”. This Master´s programme examines the effects of global processes at local and regional levels, and the ties between Africa, the Americas (particularly Latin America and the Caribbean) and Europe. The study programme also covers the particularities in the general development of the various world regions. Students of this research-oriented Master’s programme should have a considerable interest in interdisciplinary issues relating to the Atlantic regions. Courses are offered by lecturers from the Departments of English, History, Cultural Anthropology, Religious Studies, Romance Languages and Literatures, and Sociology.

The Master’s programme includes a mandatory section which introduces the theory and methods as well as current research debates within Atlantic Studies. The mandatory section also includes a integrated research-learning module in which students develop independent research projects and gain professional and language skills, an internship or research project, and the Master’s thesis. In addition, the Master’s programme allows students to tailor their studies to their own interests and professional objectives through an extensive range of elective modules, including “Globalization and Transcultural Spaces”, “Inequality, Power, Difference”, “Violence and the Regulation of Conflict”, “Cultural Anthropology” and “Social, Religious and Cultural Movements”.

Further information: http://www.atlantic-studies.uni-hannover.de/

Application: 15th of July for winter term, 15th of January for summer term.