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Notice!(2015 is the last year students can be admitted to the MALLL programme - Batch 10 is last batch)


The distinctive character of the programme lies in:

  • the in-depth studies and academic experience of a two-year programme

  • the richness of academic traditions of four education systems offered through the cooperation between three European universities and an Australian university

  • the diversity of the students that come from all over the world

  • the intercultural skills to prepare for being a global citizen

  • the global alumni network and being part of a learning community around the world

Course aims

This Masters programme trains professionals to design and develop educational and training strategies for Lifelong Learning.

You will learn to promote innovative LLL systems that are suited to the context in which they are undertaken. You will develop personal skills to mediate between the educational community and the needs of the local or national environment.

You will learn to advise organisations on the planning, implementation, evaluation, supervision, and to control training mechanisms.

The course will develop your familiarity with the theories, methods and perspectives of transnational education, research, learning, and LLL.

You will develop necessary competences to identify diverse learning needs and the appropriate educational actions. You will also develop systemic competences related to management, quality, creativity and leadership.

With these competences, you will be able to participate actively in the new developments and reforms taking place worldwide.

Course Description

The course comprises a series of modules, focusing on either policy or management and a compulsory dissertation. Each semester accredits a total of 30 ECT* points (15 ECTS per module), amounting to a total of 120 ECTS for the full master degree.

The first year

In the academic year 2015-2016, all MALLL students in batch 10  will study the first year at the institute of Education in London, England. The third semester will be at Deusto University, Spain. For the fourth semester, students can choose one of the three European universities to write their thesis.

Erasmus MundusProgramme country scholarship students must study one module of the second semester in July-August 2016 at Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia. EU/EEA self-funded students can opt to study the same module in Melbourne.

The second year

In the second year, all students will go to the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain for the third semester. For the fourth semester, students can choose between the three European universities to write their dissertations according to their topics and subject supervisor availability and Visa requirements.


*ECTS (the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) is a student-centered system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme, objectives preferably specified in terms of learning outcomes and competences to be acquired.