Master's Degree in International Relations in Africa

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International Relations

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The academic study of the relationships that form between the many nongovernmental organizations, countries, multinational corporations and states around the world is known as international relations. Common topics include terrorism, nuclear proliferation and human rights.


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Master in Advanced European and International Studies - Mediterranean Branch

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Tunisia Tunis Turkey İstanbul France Nice + 4 more

The Mediterranean branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching, encompassing vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world. [+]

Masters in International Relations in Africa 2017. The Mediterranean branch of the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) is targeted at students who have completed their undergraduate studies. Its objective is to give students an overarching, encompassing vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of today’s world. The Master’s programme follows an original approach which distinguishes it from other Master’s courses in Euro­Mediterranean Studies and International Relations: The MAEIS is an international, interdisciplinary and itinerant programme which aims to educate the next generation of Euro­Mediterranean decision­makers. Following the slogan “Learning and living the Mediterranean”, the participants rotate each trimester, moving their place of studies from Nice to Tunis and then to Istanbul. The MAEIS is a one ­year ­programme, subdivided into three terms. Degree and recognition Students who successfully complete the programme are awarded two certifications at the end of the academic year: Master in Advanced European and International Studies: This is the diploma of CIFE, certifying the successful completion of the academic curriculum and granting 60 ECTS credits at Master level. The degree qualification Chargé de Mission en Organisations Européennes et Internationales (Policy Officer in European and International Organisations): This qualification is recognised by the French state as a degree at Master level (level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework EQF). Admission requirements This graduate programme is aimed at students who have already completed a first degree (minimum three years of study at university level). Furthermore, students must have an active knowledge of English and French. You can find more detailed information on the application procedure and apply online at Deadline for applications: 15 June of the current year Teaching modules Conflict Management and Peace Making The Mediterranean is a case study par excellence for Peace and Conflict Studies. In the last two decades Mediterranean societies have been significantly affected by inter­group violence and inter­state conflicts: from the Western Balkans to Cyprus, from Israel to Palestine, from Libya to Syria. Sustainable Development and Globalisation The 21st century and especially the Mediterranean face unprecedented economic, environmental and social challenges, as the globalised economic development exerts increased pressure on limited resources, deteriorates the environment and creates growing inequalities. Regional Integration and Transformation The EU has become a role model of regional integration. How is the dynamic architecture of European institutions, including European Neighbourhood Policy, functioning? To what extent do the Arab League or the Union for the Mediterranean follow a similar logic of regional integration? How can we explain the intraregional differences in the Southern Mediterranean since the Arab Spring? Mediterranean Politics and Societies Migration, Gender, and Youth are policy fields that all Mediterranean Societies have in common, but approach differently. At the crossroads of theory and practice, this policy oriented module proposes solutions to the historical, social and cultural challenges Mediterranean societies face today. Project Management This module equips the participants with the professional skills and competences that will enable them to work in the field of Euro­Mediterranean cooperation. They will participate to negotiation and mediation trainings, simulation games and follow workshops on project cycle management and intercultural communication. Overview of the academic year The first term (October to December) starts in the European Union, in Nice, France. It encompasses classes on the basics of the five teaching modules. Studying in France helps students to analyse the Euro­Mediterranean relations and regional integration from an EU perspective. The second term (January to March) starts off in Tunis, Tunisia. Experts from the region and of different disciplines will analyse Euro­Mediterranean challenges in times of transformation and globalisation. A special focus will be put on youth policies in the Mediterranean. Studying in Tunisia will provide the students with a unique experience of a historic democratisation process that turns the country into a role model throughout the MENA region. The programme concludes (April to July) in Istanbul, Turkey at our partner university, Istanbul Bilgi University, one of the best private universities in the Eastern Mediterranean. A special focus will be given to Sustainable Development and Climate Action, as well as to Project Management classes. Students will have the opportunity to advance in their research work, as the months of May and June are left at their disposal to work on their thesis. The programme concludes with the defence of the thesis and oral exams. With their graduation, students become part of CIFE’s wide Alumni network. [-]

Master Political And International Studies (epi)

Ecole de Gouvernance et d'Economie de Rabat
Campus Full time August 2017 Morocco Rabat

Policy and International Studies (IPS) is a Master of the School of Governance (EGE) Mohammed VI Polytechnic University built through an international academic partnership with the Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence (Aix Sciences Po ). [+]

Policy and International Studies (IPS) is a Master of the School of Governance (EGE) Mohammed VI Polytechnic University built through an international academic partnership with the Institute of Political Studies in Aix-en-Provence (Aix Sciences Po ). This Master's degree lasts two years and trains professionals in the analysis of public policy, disseminate and produce intellectual knowledge and research on contemporary political, social science and international relations in a academic framework of international reference. Morocco and the North African countries are engaged in reform complex processes of their state their level of political and public decision making in an international environment changing. Also new ideas emerge or supplement the terms of the conduct or the deployment of public action, with competing ways of involving different stakeholders, society, the public sector, the private sector, the representative body. Political and International Studies allows students to acquire expertise on these processes, analyze, explain them, synthesize and acquire prospective capacity by mobilizing several disciplines at the crossroads of political science, sociology, anthropology, history, law and political economy. The curriculum is designed to train professional staff, excellent in their capacity for synthesis, methods of thinking and able to put into perspective and present their findings in multiple languages. The training takes place in Rabat in the first year and then continues with a second-year international career that allows graduate with a master 2 at Sciences Po Aix-en-Provence, specialization in International Relations, Political Sociology and Public Action. This international opening is reinforced by a specific work on foreign languages ​​(French, English) and Arabic by group level and goals. These two degrees, Moroccan and French open recruitment opportunities in a wide range of occupations of executives in the political environment, the public and broader public sector, private sector, including the consulting industry or policy evaluation public (cf. professionals strengths). Recruitment in master is open to holders of a license winners or equivalent in the different specialties of social sciences selected on the quality of their file and then through an interview. Admission The EPI master is open to all students with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the different specialties of Humanities and Social Sciences (180 ECTS credits). Applicants to the program will present an application with Mohammed VI Polytechnic University and pass an oral interview before a panel of university teachers. At the end of the interview, the jury will decide on the application from a grid of pre-established criteria for this purpose. Targeted skills Expertise in the public sector Knowledge of public policy issues in the Arab world Political dynamics analysis and content of international public policy Evaluation of public policies Opportunities Sector: Public organizations (local authorities, government), private (agencies, companies), semi-public (agencies, chambers) and third sector (associations, NGOs) Higher education and research expertise public sector (Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Ministry of Defence, local authorities ...) expertise private sector (banks, credit institutions, risk analysis centers ...) third sector expertise (associations, NGO ...) Parliamentary Assistant Ministerial cabinets Trades: Board professions and expertise in the areas of decision-making and governance (consultant, head of research, editing and porting issues) Posts of responsibility in: domestic and foreign enterprises, banks and other financial institutions, insurance companies, the international consulting firms, audit firms, management control cabinets and evaluation non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the Research Institute for Development (IRD) international services of local authorities, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Commission, international organizations like the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank, the United Nations (UN), the Organization of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) ... Languages One of the goals of Mohammed VI Polytechnic University Masters is to train students able to express themselves fully in the languages ​​of instruction of the University: French, English, Arabic. [-]