Joint M.A. Degree in Journalism and European & Mediterranean Studies
The joint M.A. degree is designed to prepare students for careers as professional newspaper, magazine or broadcast journalists with a special background on Europe and the Mediterranean. The program helps students develop both journalistic skills and expertise in the history, politics and culture of this region. This 42-point program includes: a specialized selection of courses in Journalism totaling 20 points; a sequence of courses (one required, four elective) in European and Mediterranean Studies totaling 20 points; and a 2-point Master's project. Students must be formally admitted to both programs. For more details about Journalism, please review the Global and Joint Programs website.
Core Journalism Courses (20 points):
- Writing, Research and Reporting I, JOUR-GA 1021
- Writing, Research and Reporting II, JOUR-GA 1022
- Any Three Journalism Electives (at least 2 reporting)
Core European-Mediterranean Courses: (20 points):
- What is Europe?, EURO-GA 2301-001 (4 points)
- 4 European-Mediterranean Studies electives* (16 points)
Required Courses: (2 points)
- Directed Reading, JOUR-GA 1229 (2 points)
*CEMS electives can be taken at any department or school at NYU, but must be pre-approved by the CEMS director.
Joint Degree M.A. in European & Mediterranean Studies and Advanced Certificate in Digital Humanities
New forms of human knowledge are digitized and converted into data on a daily basis. Knowing how to organize, visualize, and analyze textual, spatial, and qualitative data have become essential skills for those who seek to understand and to contribute to the body of human knowledge and expression.
This dual degree program integrates European and Mediterranian studies with the tools of computer science. The M.A. in European and Mediterranean Studies requires 32 points and the Advanced Certificate in Digital Humanities requires 20 points, 52 points in total if each degree is done separately. The dual degree will allow the double counting of the 8 points of Approved Electives in the Advanced Certificate toward the required Electives of the M.A. in European and Mediterranean Studies, resulting in a total of 44 points required to earn both degrees.
- What Is Europe? A Cultural Approach, EURO-GA 2301 (4 points)
- Graduate Seminar in European Studies, EURO-GA 3000 (4 points)
- Introduction to Programming, DHSS-GA 1120 (4 points)
- Choose two of the following four courses (8 points in total)
- Programming Applications, DHSS-GA 1123
- Web Development, DHSS-GA 1122
- Working with Data, DHSS-GA 1121
- Statistics: Understanding and Using Data, DHSS-GA 1100
- Approved Digital Humanities Electives (8 points)
- European and Mediterranean Studies Electives (16 points)
Total: 44 Credits
All other requirements of the M.A. in European and Mediterranean Studies (i.e., required thesis project) would remain the same in the dual degree program.
Current CEMS M.A. students: Please email email@example.com to enroll.
New applicants to the Graduate School of Arts and Science (GSAS) are required to submit a joint application for admission to both the M.A. in European and Mediterranean Studies and Advanced Certificate in Digital Humanities. Students must be admitted to both programs. Please refer to the Instructions section of the online application for full details.
Dual Degree (M.A./M.S.L.I.S.) in European & Mediterranean Studies and Library & Information Science
This program allows students to earn an M.A. degree in virtually any discipline, including European and Mediterranean Studies, from NYU's Graduate School of Arts and Science, and a Master of Science in Library and Information Science (M.S.L.I.S.) from Long Island University's Palmer School of Library and Information Science. It is designed for students interested in careers as subject specialists or scholar librarians in academic, research, or cultural institutions. The Palmer School's Manhattan location is housed in NYU's Bobst Library, where all classes are held. To lean more about the program and how to apply, visit the Palmer School's website.
Advanced Certificate in Museum Studies
The M.A. degree in European and Mediterranean Studies may be combined with an Advanced Certificate in Museum Studies for those interested in pursuing a museum career. This joint option requires completion of 48 points: 24 in CEMS and 24 in Museum Studies. Eight points from Museum Studies may be counted toward the 32 points normally required for the M.A. in European and Mediterranean Studies. For Advanced Certificate in Museum Studies requirements, please contact the program at firstname.lastname@example.org.
M.A Degree in International Relations with Concentration in European and Mediterranean Studies
In conjunction with the International Relations Department at NYU, students may pursue an IR M.A degree with concentration in European and Mediterranean Studies. For further information, please visit the IR Department page. Please note that you will be applying for your M.A degree through the International Relations Department.