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Research Master's Programs - History 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


The program will focus on the modern history of the Andean area, and around the areas of Political History, History of Science and Historical Memory. The mastery seeks to understand the history of the Andes in perspective connected with the regional and global, which implies a knowledge of the cultural and historical particularities of the region.

The master's degree seeks to train professionals with solid conceptual and methodological tools to perform as researchers, teachers and managers of historical knowledge. It fosters analytical and critical capacities in order to articulate empirical information with contemporary debates of historiography and social sciences in a framework of conceptual rigor and originality. Promotes research skills from which it is possible to recognize different voices, as well as the agency of minority social subjects.

Who is it for?

A graduates and professionals of the Social Sciences and Humanities with preference in those who have undergraduate studies in History and interest in research, teaching and dissemination. Applicants must possess skills in comprehensive reading of texts, in archival research and the management of different types of sources. The master's degree is addressed to those who seek to deepen theoretical methodological perspectives included in the curriculum of the master's degree, as well as in subjects that are inscribed in the lines and colloquia of the Department and in the research interests of the teachers.

Occupational field

Academic and applied research, teaching, public history and dissemination, museums and cultural and memory and heritage management institutions. Labor insertion in public and private entities in the design and execution of projects that promote knowledge, reflection and dissemination of history, as well as those that incorporate historical discipline into interdisciplinary projects.

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
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
Teoría social para historiadores
Historia social y política de los Andes
Historia cultural de los Andes

Especialización Debates de historia de la ciencia
Debates de historia política
Memoria e historia de los Andes

Área metodológica
Aproximaciones de historia global y conectada
Metodologías historiográficas

Talleres de tesis Taller de tesis I, II y III

Optativas del programa** Historia pública
Ciencia y poder en el siglo XIX
Género e historia
Política de la memoria

* 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

      • History of science
      • Political history
      • Memory
      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: Alicia Torres -
            Assistant: Marcia Suárez -