Academic Offer

Research Master's Programs - Anthropology 2020

Detalle camapaña 2020


Type of training:

Academic Master with research background

Face-to-face modality:
First year of subjects, second year preparation and presentation of thesis


To train professionals with solid tools of ethnographic investigation of field, capable of producing knowledge concerning problematic related to the culture, the politics and the power, the globalization, history and the memory in the Latin-American companies.

Likewise, the master´s seeks to strengthen in the students the aptitudes to interpret social, economic and political complex phenomena from anthropologic approaches, reaching to the production of alternatives of development compromised with the respect to the cultural differences and to the social equity.

Who is it for?

It is directed for professionals linked with the field of the social sciences who have interest to improve their capacities for researh, teaching, consultancy and the cultural and intercultural management in topics related to the field of Anthropology.

In addition, the offer gives opening to professionals in fields as medicine, law, ecology, local development, and other academic fields and professional exercise that have experience in topics related to the cultural processes. The program is particularly interested in promoting an intercultural discussion. The postulation of African descent, indigenous and sexually diverse students will be favored.

Occupational field

Academic and applied research, teaching, training, consulting on issues of cultural diversity, development and interculturality, heritage management, museographic projects, among others. The graduates of the master's degree can be inserted into a wide variety of governmental bodies at national and local level, NGOs, research centers, among others, with responsibilities in the design, execution and evaluation of qualitative research.

Curriculum structure

To obtain the master's degree, students must study and pass ten subjects and three workshops for the preparation and presentation of thesis.

Class schedule
From Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Some courses will be held Monday through Friday from 07:00 to 09:00.



Formación general
(3 obligatorias)
Teorías antropológicas
Teoría social
Escoger entre: Antropología e historia urbana, Antropología e historia andina o Antropología e historia amazónica

Especialización Antropología política
Antropología y economía política
Antropología de la globalización
Memoria, poder e identidad

Área metodológica
Métodos de análisis cualitativo

Talleres de tesis Taller de tesis I, II y III

Optativas del programa** Antropología y medio ambiente
Antropología del género
Diásporas africanas en las Américas
Lengua y cultura kichwa

* Certain matters might be subject to changes.
** The students in addition can choose for the set of courses that offer FLACSO's different educational programs.

Lines of investigation

  • Power studies
  • Globalization
  • Visuality
Investigation groups

  • Science, knowledge and ontologies
  • Environment, borders and territorialities
  • Memory, city and everyday life
  • Visuality, sensory and Arts
  • Race, class, gender and identities

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent certification by a duly certified higher education institution.
  • Ability to read and understand texts in English.
  • Have the means to finance the studies and study them with due dedication.
  • Completion of an academic aptitude exam.
  • Comply with all the specific requirements of the teaching program to which you apply and those indicated in the 'Application process' section of the online application form.

Entry Process

All applicants will enter a selection process. Through the website:, applicants must complete the application online, attach all required documentation and send it to FLACSO Ecuador. Selected applicants will be interviewed by FLACSO professors.

Scholarships and discounts

FLACSO Ecuador has a stipend scholarship and financial assistance policy for students admitted to their teaching programs. The policy is governed by socioeconomic criteria and academic excellence. We have affirmative action policies for applicants belonging to historically excluded groups.


  • Presentation of admission application: until June 26 , 2020
  • Academic aptitude test: July 3
  • Interviews with pre-selected: from July 8 to 21
  • Selection information: until August 20
  • Confirmation of acceptance: until September 3
  • Registrations: September 21 to October 2
  • Extraordinary registrations: October 5 to 16
  • Classes start: October 19, 2020


Registration fee: $ 500
Annual tuition fee: $ 3750
Scholarships, tuition discounts and deferred payment up to 30 installments without interest.

Payment methods

Cash payments
Students who pay tuition in cash have a discount of 10% (only in case of pay in cash or in check, with credit card discount does not exist).

Payment terms
Students can pay tuition up to 30 monthly installments without interest.

Student Loans

Credit Cards
Students can pay tuition with credit cards, three months interest free or twelve months with interests.


Teacher: Alfredo Santillán -
Assistant: Marcia Suárez -