EUR3801 - Internship 1


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Approved report
Grade: Passed / Not Passed

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Approved report 100/100

Course content

Candidates who have been admitted to the MA programme in European Studies have the opportunity to replace a specified amount of course work with a relevant internship of their choice, pending approval of the supervising lecturer of the European studies programme. The purpose is to allow candidates to acquire a practical work experience and to develop awareness of proper knowledge and skills and of how these can be applied in a professional setting. Subsequent to the internship, the candidate is required to submit a report (2500-3000 words). The report shall include a description of the internship in question and discuss the relationship between the student's formal training and her/his practical work experience. The focus should be on relevance, challenges, benefits and recommendations.

Learning outcome



  • are able to link academic theory and knowledge to professional practice
  • are able to apply critical thinking, analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and complex problem solving to "real world" situations
  • have new knowledge pertaining to the work undertaken during the internship
  • are able to assume responsibility for varied duties and job functions



  • further develop their professional skills
  • acquire additional interpersonal communication and interaction skills
  • increase skills to work effectively within diverse environments
  • are able to reflect critically on the content and process of the internship learning experience
  • hone in effective verbal and written communication skills

Learning methods and activities

Internship (duration: three months). Internship report. It is expected that compulsories and examinations must be completed in English. Exceptions must be clarified with the lecturer responsible for the course.

Specific conditions

Admission to a programme of study is required:
European Studies (MEURSTUD)

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to the Master's programme in European studies.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
EUR3802 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
EUR3800 7.5 AUTUMN 2017
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Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2024

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • European studies
  • European Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Historical and Classical Studies


Examination arrangement: Approved report

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Approved report 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Approved report 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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