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Programme Overview

Timeline RMSS

The timeline shows all important dates for the two-year master programme.

Timeline Cohort 2018-2020

Check the Academic Calendar for start/end of blocks and holidays.

RMSS & GSSS Kick-Off Meeting

31 August 2018, 13:30-17:00 hrs (starts in REC-B-3.09)

Start of academic year 2018-19

3 September 2018

Individual student meetings with the study advisor: discuss your individual study plan.

 

September 2018

(you will be invited by your study adviser)

Information meeting thematic and methods specialisations with the specialisation tutors, lecturers of the research design courses and the programme director.

20 September 2018, 13:00-15:00 hrs.

Information meeting Research Methods Electives with the lectures of the methods courses

4 October 2018, 13.00-15:00 hrs

 

Register for courses starting in block 2-3 in SIS

9 Oct 2018, 8.00 hrs. to 17 Oct 2018, 13:00 hrs.

Course registration in SIS, courses semester 2 (block 4-6)

6 December (08:00) 2018 up to and including 18 December (13:00) 2018

IRC proposal 2nd semester (optional) to programme director and Cc to study adviser

18 January 2019

 

 

Midterm meetings

February 2019 (you will be invited by your study advisor)

Information session 1 Team Work Research Seminar

20 March 13:00-15:00

Students in the qualitative and mixed methods specialisation

preparing for a fieldwork have chosen a thesis supervisor and send their choice to the study adviser

29 March 2019

 

Information session 2 Team Work Research Seminar

6 May 2019, 12:30-15:00

Deadline handing in Research/Thesis Proposal (Fieldwork students only)

27 May 2019

Course registration in SIS: Internship + Fieldwork + courses of semester 1 of second year.

13 June (8:00) 2019 up to and including 25 June (13.00) 2019

Hand in Individual Reading Course proposal third semester (optional) for approval to programme director and Cc to study advisor

28 June 2019

 

Deadline handing in Internship Proposal to internship supervisor

30 June 2019

Deadline handing in signed Research/Thesis Proposal to study adviser (Fieldwork students only)

2 September 2019

 

Deadline handing in signed Internship Proposal  to study adviser

2 September 2019*

Deadline for students in the mixed methods specialisation and quantitative specialisation NOT preparing for a fieldwork to choose a topic and thesis supervisor and send their choice to the study adviser

1 October 2019

Course registration in SIS: methods courses starting in block 2 or 3 of second year.

Half October 2019, dates to be announced.

Course registration in SIS

5 December (8:00) 2019 up to and including 17 December (13.00) 2019

Final date to return from the field      

5 January 2020

Deadline handing in final fieldwork report

31 January 2020

Deadline handing in final internship report

31 January 2020

Deadline handing in Research/Thesis Proposal to thesis supervisor and specialisation tutor for students in the mixed methods specialisation (without fieldwork) and quantitative methods specialisation

3 February 2020

Deadline handing in signed Research/Thesis Proposal to studyadviser-rmss@uva.nl  for students in the mixed methods specialisation (without fieldwork) and quantitative methods specialisation

17 February 2020

 

Deadline handing in final Thesis

19 June 2020

Thesis Defence

End of June 2020

Resit Thesis

17 August 2020

Graduation Ceremony

October 2020 (date to be announced)

* Some students might start their Internship later in the third semester. Depending on the exact starting date of the Internship students can hand in their proposal ultimately on 21 December 2019.