Latin America and the European Union: a Strategic Cooperation

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Qualification

Master's Degree in Latin America and the European Union: a strategic cooperation (M122)

Information leaflet

Participating Universities

University of Alcalá

Organising Centre, Department or Institute

University Institute for Research in Latin American Studies (IELAT)

Teaching centre(s)

University Institute for Research in Latin American Studies (IELAT)

Year Course Started

2006-2007 (RD 56/2005)
2009-2010 (RD 1393/2007)

Credits

60 ECTS

Official Duration

One academic year, full-time

Minimum number of ECTS by type of registration and course

60 ECTS full-time and 30 ECTS part-time

Type of teaching

Face-to-face, with the support of the online platform of the University of Alcalá.

Language/s

Spanish

Professional qualification

This is not a degree title qualifying with ministerial approval for the exercise of regulated professional activities.

Orientation

Professional, Research, Academic.

Directors

Dr. Pedro Pérez Herrero
pedro.perezherrero@uah.es

Coordinators

Academic Committee

Pedro Pérez Herrero (UAH)
Isabel Wences (UC3M)
Daniel Sotelsek Salem (UAH)
Carlos Jiménez Piernas (UAH)
Eduardo López Ahumada (UAH)
Adoración Pérez Troya (UAH)
Karla Alexandra Fernández Chirinos
Santiago Andrés Castilla Parra

Contact

Academic Issues:

University Institute for Research in Latin American Studies (IELAT)
Trinitarios College
C/ Trinidad 1
28801. Alcalá de Henares
91.885.25.75
coordinacion.ielat@uah.es

Administrative Issues:
info.postgrado@uah.es

Goals and competencies

The goals of this Master's degree are in line with the stipulates of the Spanish Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (MECES) and ensure the achievement of the basic competencies required to obtain a master's degree, following article 3.3, Appendix I of R.D. 1393/2007.

Fulfilment of the goals means students have achieved competencies that must be consistent with the fundamental rights of equality between men and women, with the principles of equal opportunities and of universal accessibility for the disabled, and with the values proper to a democratic and peace-loving culture.

Postgraduate Short Courses

This Master's offers to any student the possibility to study a selection of subjects compounding a Postgraduate Short Course, which will enable the student, if requested at the end of the course, to obtain an Own Studies Degree title from the university of Alcalá.

After finishing the subjects the student could apply, paying the correponding fees, for a Certificate of the Postgraduate Short Course. Besides, if the student wants to complete the Master's in the future, the subjects finished in the Postgraduate Short Course will automatically be incorporated in the student's academic record at no cost.

Pre-registration and matriculation of these Postgraduate Short Courses will follow the usual procedure of pre-registration and matriculation.

The Short Courses included in the Master's are:

Number of places for new students

Total places available: 30

A minimum of 20 students are required to teach the Master's programme.

Reserved places: 5% for students with a certified disability of 33% or more.

Specific admission conditions

Entry profile:

  • Students with a degree in the different areas of Social Sciences and Humanities. 
  • Students coming from other areas of knowledge must accredit basic training in subjects related to the programme.
  • A good knowledge of English will be required.

Selection criteria:

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Applicant's academic profile.
  • Recommendation letters.
  • Language skills.
  • Project and lines of research in which the candidate is interested.
  • Personal interview.

Subjects, academic staff, competences, teaching guides and final project regulations

For Master's Dissertations to be defended from the academic year 2019-20 onwards, it has been established that, along with the Master's Dissertation, the student must submit to the director the summarized report (% of coincidence) given through Turnitin application, once the director has opened the application to obtain the aforementioned report (Approved by the Official Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies Committee, on its regular session dated 24th September 2019).

Continuance

Registration

Fees

Calendar

Course 2021-22: October 2021 to september 2022.

Course 2020-21: October 2020 to september 2021.

Classes will start on 5 October 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on a face-to-face basis.

Those students unable to travel to Spain for reasons derived from the Covid-19 (prohibition to leave the country where they reside, impossibility to process the relevant visa in time, lack of flights to travel to Spain, etc.) will be able to follow the course in streaming through the virtual platform Blackboard Collaborate of the University of Alcalá. In these cases, students must duly justify the reasons that prevent them from following the course in person in the classrooms of the University of Alcalá.

Consult this webpage

Timetable

Theoretical classes in the mornings. Practical classes in the afternoon.
Consult this webpage

Venue

University Institute for Research in Latin American Studies
c/ Trinidad nº1
Trinitarios College
Alcalá de Henares
28801 Madrid (Spain)
Historic Campus

Material resources

Installations, services and plans
(Computer rooms, bibliographic resources, libraries, study rooms...):

Material resources available to course participants

External Practicums

Spanish Registry of Universities, Centres and Qualifications registration

Course implementation

Quality guarantee system

Quality committee

Juan Pablo Arroyo (UNAM)
Ailen Mendoza Martínez (Estudiante titular)
Astrid Hidalgo Valverde (Estudiante suplente)
Manuel Lucas Durán (UAH)
Pedro Pérez Herreros (UAH)
Eva Sanz Jara (UCM-UNED-UAH)
Inmaculada Simón Ruiz (Univ. Autónoma de Chile)

Complaints and Suggestions