The program, began in 1997, was the first Euporean Studies program in Southeast Asia to focus on the European integration process from different perspectives, combining the insights of the different disciplines. This allows students to develop analytical skills concerning the complexity of the European Union, acquiring both a broad focus and a deeper knowledge in a chosen field. In order to serve the demanding and growing needs of national and international job markets, the MA in European Studies is constructed into a full-time, one year program and recognized worldwide.