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Global Studies and Cultural Encounters

Master (2 years) of Global Studies and Cultural Encounters, 120 ECTS
Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 4350 EUR

Do you want to study global and local migration issues?

The master’s programme in Global Studies + Cultural Encounters addresses the cultural and political dimensions of global issues in an interdisciplinary manner. As well as global and local migration issues, you will study the intercultural dimension of international diplomacy and the general cultural challenges presented by globalisation.

This programme provides you with skills in teamwork and project management, as well as the competencies to show leadership in consensus-building and decision-making processes. You will be able to work independently and in teams in multicultural and multilingual environments.

The master’s programme strives to qualifying you for work for NGOs, consultancies, the private sector and local, regional, national and international organisations.

Career Opportunities 

The programme gives you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • National and international media and public relations
  • NGO’s
  • Consultancies
  • Local, regional, national/international civil administrations or educational institutions
  • Government ministries and regional and international organisations.
This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Social sciences in Global Studies and Cultural Encounters

Language of tuition: The Master’s programme is an international programme taught in English.


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01


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