Being English-taught, the programme furthermore allows for an
international educational environment and enhances your international
qualifications and language competences. That focus is additionally
deepened by attractive opportunities for studying abroad, including the
chance to acquire a double degree at one of our partner universities in
Rome or Olomouc.
Studying Europe in Salzburg
“Our curriculum balances solid theoretical knowledge and practical skills. By combining law, politics and economics it allows for an in-depth understanding of European decision-making and provides students with an optimal basis for the European job market.”
Doris Wydra, Head of Curricular Commission, SCEUS
Increase your international experience
Double Degrees with Palacký University (Olomouc) and LUISS (Rome)
The European Union Studies master programme provides you with the possibility to earn a double degree in cooperation with two prestigious European universities:
The Palacký University Olomouc – the oldest university in Moravia – is a modern higher education facility with a wide range of study programmes and copious scientific and research activities.
LUISS – Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli – has an outstanding reputation and is currently educating over 9,000 students from around the world.
Enhance your perspectives on the job market
The completion of the European Union Studies master programme enables you to pursue a career in a broad range of different fields.
National and European Institutions
The knowledge you acquire in the study programme equips you with the perfect skills to work in institutions like the European Parliament, national parliamentary administrations and ministeries.
International and European companies
Doing business in the European Union requires highly qualified staff. The completion of the master programme makes you an asset for every company.
Interest Groups, Consultancy, Civil Society Organisations
Interests have to be represented by experts in their field in order to have an impact on European decision-making. With this master programme you will have a solid basis to become such an expert.
A profound knowledge of European institutions, decision-making procedures and rules is a requirement for reliable media coverage of European issues.
Who we are
Meet our Team
Together with his team Stefan Griller is teaching EU law. His special fields of research are European fiscal federalism and European Consitutional Law, specifically the interplay between EU and national law, European economic law and legal theory
Florian Huber and his colleagues are teaching economics of European integration. His special fields of research are European monetary and fiscal policy, international macroeconomics and time series analysis
Michael Blauberger and his team are teaching courses on European Union politics. His speciel field of research is the interplay of political and judicial decision-making in the EU (e.g. regarding the rights of Union citizens or democratic backsliding in member states).
As Executive Director and head of the curricular commission Doris Wydra is responsible for all administrative concerns of the study programme. Her special field of research are EU foreign relations. She is also director of the Austrian-Russian summer school.
At the end of this programme—at the latest— you will know for sure: there can never be too many EU-experts! And at the SCEUS you will become one.“
The programme was challenging, but really worth it, especially concerning the job opportunities I had afterwards.
Universität Salzburg is the place where the European experience really starts!”
It was very interesting to meet people with different backgrounds from all over the world and discuss topics of international relevance. We were able to learn from each other and widen our scope!