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Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing to apply for the Master's Degree program in Southeast European Studies at University xy.
I will graduate in political science in July 2008 from University xy. My degree focuses on European Union Politics, the European Integration process and political communication. I have a strong interest in the southeast European states and their role in European policy and the European integration process.
The Southeast European region is interesting to study because European integration is creating an increasingly interdependent and complex set of political, economic, social, and cultural processes. This affects all democratic societies. To deal with these new challenges it is important to learn about politics and history of to understand the ongoing processes. Conflict resolution and regional cooperation can only be successful if we understand the basic causes of the problems in this region. I am interested in studying the role of within the European integration process and to learn how politics and society affect the European Union.
During my last semester at , I worked on my diploma thesis with main focus on the Council of Europe´s role in the European integration process. Through living in
Moreover, I worked for five months at the permanent representation of
With a solid foundation in academic theory on southeast European politics gained through the Master's Degree program in Southeast European Studies at University of xxx, I am confident that I will have the skills, knowledge, and contacts that will enable me to pursue a career in an international or national organisation or NGO.
Thank you very much for considering my request. I look forward to your positive response. I am happy to answer any supplementary questions you might have.