How do I choose my areas of focus?
In the introductory modules UNA A and UNA B, students gain basic knowledge of the six disciplines represented at the Kennedy Institute (cultural studies, history, literature, political science, sociology, and economics) and learn to approach questions from an interdisciplinary perspective. On the basis of this introduction, you choose three disciplines you would like to engage in further by completing the corresponding orientation modules. There are no restrictions on the combination of disciplines; you may choose any combination you like.
During the advanced disciplinary specialization phase, you complete modules in two out of the three disciplines chosen previously. You also choose which of the two will be your first, and which your second field of concentration: in the first field of concentration, you complete advanced disciplinary specialization modules A and B, as well as your BA thesis. In the second field of concentration, you only complete either module A or B.