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Master in Border Studies in the university network "University of Greater Region (UniGR)"

The Master in Border Studies is a two-year joint international study program, which addresses the complex economic, political, social and cultural issues of borders and of border regions in Europe and beyond.

The study program is designed for students with different disciplinary backgrounds who wish to develop the necessary skills and competencies to work in intercultural and cross-border settings.

The multilingual study program is located in three countries at four different universities:

University of Luxembourg (LUX)
University of Lorraine (FR)
Saarland University (DE)
University of Kaiserslautern (DE)
These four universities are part of the university network called University of Greater Region (UniGR).

Courses in this Master in Border Studies are taught in German, French and English.


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Coordinators of the Master Program

Prof. Dr. Peter Dörrenbächer
Professor für Kulturgeografie
Zentrum für Umweltforschung
Fachrichtung Geographie
Am Markt, Zeile 2
D-66125 Saarbrücken


Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber
Professor of Political Geography
Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences Humaines, des Arts et des Sciences de l'Education
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette


Dr. Grégory Hamez
Université de Lorraine
UFR SHS-Metz, Île du Saulcy,
F-57045 Metz


Prof. Dr. Karina Pallagst
Professorin für Internationale Planungssysteme
Fachbereich Raum- und Umweltplanung
Pfaffenbergstraße 95
D-67663 Kaiserslautern