Understanding and Shaping Europe. European Policy, Economy, Society and Culture in Current and Historical Relations

  • The interdisciplinary and international MA degree programme ECUE is established since more than 20 years at the Ruhr Universität Bochum.
  • You study political, humanistic, social, cultural and economic correlations.
  • We work out and reflect together with you convergences and divergences of the European social, cultural and economic area.
  • With the degree MA ECUE you will have a variety of career prospects in the field of international companies, institutions and organisations and also in research.
  • We qualifiy our ECUE students to be specialsed universalists.

Career-paths of our alumni

Lisa Röhl (Graduation 2021)

"Through its interdisciplinary and intercultural approach, ECUE has prepared me very well for the various requirements in an international working environment. I particularly appreciated the focus on the European Union from different angles as well as the possibility to set individual priorities through the choice of advanced modules."

Lisa works as Advisor to the Director at Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union in Brussels.


Charlotte Siering (Graduation 2018) 

“By studying the comprehensive connections of the ECUE Masters, it is easy for me to think outside the box and to put myself in different perspectives. The ability to quickly develop new, complex subject areas still makes my day-to-day work as an executive assistant much easier. "

Charlotte works as an executive assistant for the GLS Bank in Bochum.


You can find more examples here!