Duration

1 year (M2, 60 ECTS)
or 2 years (M1 and M2, 120 ECTS)

Start Date

2018-2019 (Master 1)
2019-2020 (Master 2)

Entry requirements

  • Master 1: Bachelor’s degree in law, political science, social sciences or any related discipline, depending upon the chosen Master’s program.
  • Master 2: completion of a one-year postgraduate program in either law, political science, social sciences or any related discipline, depending upon the chosen Master’s program.

Selection criteria

  • High-quality previous academic education in the discipline of the chosen Master’s program or in a related discipline
  • Motivation, experience and projects related to the topics of the program (migration and ethnic studies)
  • Quality and relevance of the research project or placement project presented at the time of application (especially for Master 2)
  • Language proficiency:

The assessment of language proficiency is based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

  • Master 1: C1 minimum in French, B2 in English.
  • Master 2: C1 minimum in English.

Language proficiency will be assessed through: a CV and a cover letter in French and English (Master 1), in English only (Master 2); a presentation of the research project or placement project in English (Master 2); evidence of proficiency in English – and French in Master 1 – (courses and professional experiences in those languages, qualifications such as the TOEFL for English, the DELF and DALF for French, etc.).

Please note that there is no selective procedure for the enrollment in Master 1 in political science provided you have a French Bachelor in political science.

Application procedure and registration

Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year will be opening soon for Master 1.

Application dates: between April 23rd and June 1st for the Master’s program in social sciences ; until June 8th for the Master’s program in international and European law; and until June 29th for the Master’s program in political science.

Master 2 will begin in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Applications and registration are to be completed online for the Master’s programs in social sciences and in international and European law:

  • Visit the website: https://ecandidat.univ-cotedazur.fr/Master/#!accueilView. Start by choosing your Master’s program: you have to enter in the section “Université Côte d’Azur – Masters”, then you can select either “M1 in international and European law” or “M1 in social sciences”. For the M1 in Social sciences, you also have to select the “Migration studies” specialization within the list of Master’s programs. For the Master’s program in international and European law, you just have to mention in your cover letter your choice for the Migration studies specialization.
  • If you are admitted into one of these two programs, you have to confirm your decision online. Then you will receive an email that will direct you to a new platform, where you can proceed to registration. Once your registration is confirmed and paid, your student card will be issued, along with a certificate of enrollment. This is an important certificate required for procedures such as obtaining a visa or applying for student housing. The student card and the certificate of enrollment will be available at your campus registration office.

Regarding applications for the Master’s program in political science, specialization in Migration studies, the procedure is different. Fulfill the file attached below and send it to the University of Nice (postal address on the file) before June 29th. Application file for political science: VAE pour diplomes Francais- Communautaires pour 2018-2019