Balkan, Eurasian and Central European Studies

Balkan, Eurasian and Central European Studies

Admission window for study period 2024/2025 – 2025/2026 is now open.

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General Information

Balkan, Eurasian and East-Central European Studies (BECES) is a two-year master's programme that is ideal for students who want to understand the “East”, understood as a territory composed of Central Europe, the Balkan Peninsula, and the Post-Soviet area, including the Caucasus and Central Asia.

  • understand the interplay between politics, society, culture and economy in the "East"
  • combine courses in order to adapt the curriculum to your specific needs and interests
  • master several foreign languages
  • study with talented students from all over the world


Learn more on why BECES stands out. Apply to BECES as a self-funding student!