MAKErS Masters-PhD Continuum

The 3-semesters training programme leads to a diploma supplement certifying successful completion of the MAKErS modules.


Master M1

Semester 1

Multidisciplinary training on data and methodological approaches used in different disciplines.

Mapping data sources and indicators' course (12 h)
  •     Session 1: Interdisciplinary issues and uses of data on Europe
  •     Session 2: From national to European: which data to quantify?
  •     Session 3: Finding and questioning open-access legal information
  •     Session 4: Economic data for non-economists and economists: the benefits and limitations of a data aggregator
  •     Session 5: Archives concerning the European institutions: issues, constitution, access and uses

The module is validated by an examination which awards 3 ECTS to the diploma M1


Semester 2

Implementation of data training taken in Semester 1

Students following the MAKErS module must be clearly identified when validating a course in their main Master's course.

Validation of the Module relevant to the Master main course followed by the student

Master M2

Semester 3

Introduction of interdisciplinarity

Sudents who have passed S1 and S2 will be invited to work on an Inter-Master's Project (IMP) on a research topic submitted by ITI MAKErS scientits. It is a collective research project involving students from different Masters programmes and disciplines. This interdisciplinary work, supervised by researchers and lecturers from different disciplines, will lead to the production of a collective dissertation and an oral presentation.


Semester 4

Research internship in an ITI MAKErS research unit.

Optional choice

In addition to the courses offered by the PhD school to which the student belongs, the MAKErS training programme can be continued at doctoral level in 2 formats:

  • By participating in MAKErS PhD seminars, in addition to the seminars offered by the three partner doctoral schools.
  • By attending the MAKErS Summer School, to experiment interdisciplinarity with PhD students from different disciplines and institutions.