Master's Degree Program "Baltic-Black Sea Regional Studies"

New Master's Programme «Baltic-Black Sea Regional Studies» at the Faculty of International Relations of Ivan Franko National University of Lviv is a unique opportunity to gain a solid knowledge of the Baltic-Black Sea region - the history of its creation, peculiarities of its economic, political, cultural and ethno- national development.

The aim of the Programme (duration - 1,5 years) is to equip students with the following competencies:

a) to integrate theoretical, empirical and methodological knowledge acquired during the studies in the program.
b) to plan, analyse and evaluate along the lines of high professional standards in a wide range of fields.
c) to act in and adapt to complex situations that require theoretical and empirical insights, responsibility, professional knowledge and practice.
d) to apply critical thinking and skills of normative évaluation of the core problematics of Baltic-Black Sea Region within the framework of the transdisciplinary curriculum.
e) to be actively engaged in civic society and institutions.


The new Master Programme is developed within the framework of the Erasmus+ KA2 project «Rethinking Regional Studies: the Baltic-Black Sea Connection» (586281-EPP-1-2017-1-EE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP) in partnership with the universities from the European Union and Ukraine:

University of Tartu (Estonia)
University of Lund (Sweden)
Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan (Poland)
Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania);
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University
Mariupol State University