Applicants for graduate study must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, having earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent. Admission is on a competitive basis. Applications are accepted for Fall semester only.

For specific requirements, please see Program details below.

Food Studies Admission Requirements

Admission is on a competitive basis. Applications are accepted for Fall semester only.

The Master in Food Studies consists of five core courses, five elective courses, and the thesis. The total number of credits is 36; 30 credits for coursework (3 for the elective internship) and 6 for the thesis. 

The prerequisite for admission to the M.A. in Food Studies is a completed B.A./B.Sc. degree in the sciences, humanities or social sciences. Students who do not have a completed B.A./B.Sc. degree in sciences, humanities or social sciences must demonstrate through an interview sufficient knowledge of the food-agriculture-environment nexus and other aspects such as the international political and economic dimensions of the policies and regulatory frameworks which encompass also food, and/or the food business industry operations and practices, and/or the social and technical aspects of the digital and other media in food communications. They may be admitted to the program with the approval of the Program Director. Students who do not have the basic knowledge sufficient for the program will be asked to take certain key undergraduate level courses before they can be allowed to take graduate courses. Applicants for graduate study must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, having earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent.

All students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in a language other than English must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting the official test scores from TOEFL (minimum scores Paper-based: 637, Computer-based: 270 and Internet-based: 110) or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7).

To apply for the M.A. program, students are required to submit documents showing their previous education at the B.A. level together with a transcript of all completed courses. Students are also required to submit their Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter (minimum 700 words) that explains their interest in Food Studies and their career goals, having carefully reviewed the courses that are offered. In addition, students are required to submit at least one academic letter of recommendation, preferably by an academic advisor or professor from the B.A. level, and at least one professional letter of recommendation.

Before admittance to the M.A. program, all students will be interviewed. The purpose of the interview is to enable the Program Director and the M.A. Committee in Food Studies to have an insight into the students’ language abilities, knowledge of the food-agriculture-environment nexus and related production and consumption topics. Students are expected to demonstrate their commitment and capacity to study at the graduate level.

Peace Studies Admission Requirements

Admission is on a competitive basis. Applications are accepted for Fall semester only.

The Master of Arts in Peace Studies consists of ten core courses over two semesters followed by a thesis. The total number of credits for the M.A. program is 36, of which 30 credits are for coursework, and 6 for the thesis.

The prerequisite for admission to the M.A. in Peace Studies program is a completed B.A. degree in Humanities, Liberal Arts, International Relations, Politics, Religious Studies, History, Sociology, Theology, Area/Regional Studies, Philosophy, and Anthropology. Students are expected to have an appreciation of cultural diversity, strong communication skills, established critical thinking abilities, and a solid understanding of the world’s (in particular European/Mediterranean) history.  Students who do not have a completed B.A. degree in one of the above disciplines must demonstrate through an interview sufficient knowledge of the required areas and may be admitted to the program with the approval of the Program Director. Students who do not have the basic knowledge sufficient for the program will be asked to take certain key undergraduate level courses before they can be allowed to take graduate courses. Applicants for graduate study must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, having earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent.

All students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in a language other than English must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting the official test scores from TOEFL (minimum scores Paper-based: 637, Computer-based: 270 and Internet-based: 110) or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7).

To apply for the M.A. program, students are required to submit documents showing their previous education at the B.A. level together with a transcript of all completed courses. Students are also required to submit their Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter (minimum 700 words) that explains their interest in Peace Studies and their career goals, having carefully reviewed the courses that are offered. In addition, students are required to submit at least one academic letter of recommendation, preferably by an academic advisor or professor from the B.A. level, and at least one professional letter of recommendation.

Before admittance to the M.A. program, all students will be interviewed. The purpose of the interview is to enable the Program Director and the M.A. Committee in Peace Studies to have an insight into the students’ language abilities, knowledge of world history and qualities necessary to excel in this field of study, including their commitment and capacity to study at the graduate level.

Sustainable Cultural Heritage Admission Requirements

Admission is on a competitive basis. Applications are accepted for Fall semester only.

The Master in Sustainable Cultural Heritage consists of 18 credits of core courses, 12 credits of elective courses, an internship, and the thesis. The total number of credit hours for the MA Program is 39 of which 30 credits are for coursework, 3 for internship and 6 for the thesis. 

The prerequisite for admission to the MA in Sustainable Cultural Heritage program is a completed Bachelor’s degree in the Liberal Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences. Students are expected to have a good general knowledge of art, history, and culture, and to be able to critically analyze cultural traditions. Students who do not have a completed Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences must demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the required areas through an interview and may be admitted to the program with the approval of the Program Director. Students who do not have the basic knowledge sufficient for the program will be asked to take certain key undergraduate level courses before they can be allowed to take graduate courses. Applicants for graduate study must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, having earned a minimum grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent.

All students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in a language other than English must demonstrate proficiency in the English language by submitting the official test scores from TOEFL (minimum scores Paper-based: 637, Computer-based: 270 and Internet-based: 110) or IELTS Academic (minimum score 7).

To apply for the MA program, students are required to submit documents showing their previous education at the Bachelor’s level together with a transcript of all completed courses. Students are also required to submit their Curriculum Vitae and a motivation letter (minimum 700 words) that explains their interest in Sustainable Cultural Heritage and their career goals, having carefully reviewed the courses that are offered. In addition, students are required to submit at least one academic letter of recommendation, preferably by an academic advisor or professor from the B.A. level, and at least one professional letter of recommendation.

Before admittance to the MA program, all students will be interviewed. The purpose of this interview is to enable the Program Director and the MA Sustainable Cultural Heritage Committee to have an insight into the students’ knowledge of art, history and culture and the students’ ability to critically analyze cultural traditions. Students are expected to demonstrate their commitment and capacity to study at the graduate level.