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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

International Affairs graduates work worldwide across media and cultural institutions, educational initiatives, development, conflict resolution, etc... Students develop knowledge of political opinions and institutions. A Master's Degree in International Affairs enables students to identify and understand national interests and policy decisions of law makers world wide.

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Master in Public Policy and Management (Dual Degree with Bocconi University)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Milan

This two-year programme combines the study of economics, management and other social sciences. It aims to engrain young professionals with a truly international background and culture, and to equip them with the skills to operate in national and international public institutions as well as in the private sector or in non-profit organizations. [+]

Best Masters in International Affairs in Italy 2017. Master in Public Policy and Management (Dual Degree with Bocconi University) Sciences Po and the University of Bocconi in Milan have created a dual degree in Management of International and Public Affairs (MIPA). This programme allows students to obtain the University of Bocconi's Laurea Specialistica in Economics and Business of Public Administration and International Institutions and the Sciences Po Master's degree (in either the Master in Public Policy or the Master in European Affairs). This two-year programme combines the study of economics, management and other social sciences. It aims to engrain young professionals with a truly international background and culture, and to equip them with the skills to operate in national and international public institutions as well as in the private sector or in non-profit organizations. First year at Sciences Po During their first year in Paris, students must choose between the Master in Public Policy and the Master in European Affairs. Master in Public Policy The Master in Public Policy is based on a multidisciplinary approach to public affairs, with courses that explore the intersection between public policy and cutting-edge technologies, and emphasize policy and decision making 2.0. The languages of instruction are English and/or French. Only current first-year students registered in the Master in Public Policy at Sciences Po are eligible for this dual degree programme with the University of Bocconi. Master in European Affairs This programme is the only dual degree for which students apply during their first year of Master, either at Sciences Po or Bocconi. The Master in European Affairs aims to prepare students and future managers to work in European affairs, in both the private and the public sectors. During the first year, students attend courses of the Master in European Affairs (MAE), either only in English or in English and French, and deepen their knowledge of law, economics and the political system of the EU, as well as history and sociology of the European integration project. Second year at Università Bocconi The second year takes places at Università Bocconi, in Milan, where students join the Master in Economics and Business of Public Administrations and International Institutions and can choose to follow courses only in English or in English and Italian. This dual degree permits students to acquire the knowledge and the competencies needed to work in the public or the private sector. During the second year, students must: write and defend a master thesis (Tesi di Laurea) of about 80 pages, in English or in Italian complete a 10-week internship in France, Italy or somewhere else in the world (during the summer between the two years of study). Admissions Students may only apply to the dual degree during the first year of their Master at either school. Contact us For more information on the first year at Sciences Po, please contact the academic advisors of the School of Public Affairs. For more information on the second year at Bocconi, please contact Paolo Modugno from the International Affairs Division. This is a dual degree with Bocconi University. [-]

Master’s Degree in Communication for International Relations (MICRI)

International University of Languages and Media
Campus Full time 1 year November 2017 Italy Milan

The Master’s degree in Communication for international relations (MICRI) trains communications professionals with specific training leading to work opportunities in the international field, in public or private organisations. [+]

The Master’s degree in Communication for international relations (MICRI) trains communications professionals with specific training leading to work opportunities in the international field, in public or private organisations. 1st level University Master’s degree in Communication for international relations (MICRI) The MICRI Master’s degree is a 1st level postgraduate master’s degree aimed at young graduates and communications professionals, and offers high quality training for work opportunities in the international field. The study path, with a very high profile teaching body both academically and professionally, takes place over 12 months (annually) and features a combination of theoretical training and practical experience: six months of in-week formal lessons with compulsory attendance, in Italian and English, laboratory activities and individual study sessions. Following the class-based experience, and to complete the training cycle, students take part in a placement of 300 hours in an international company or organisation, in Italy or abroad. With the Milan Master’s degree in Communication (MICRI) you will become an international communications professional! For a future in business or in commercial activities overseas, in journalism, diplomatic and consular representation or in the field of international organisation and cooperation. Master Objective The Master in “Communication for International Relations” (MICRI) is an unique post graduate program in Italy, as it aims to fill the gap in the field of intercultural communication education within the European academic scenario. MICRI turns to students who have a special flair for communication and interpersonal relationships and who are also interested in politics, economics and multicultural processes: The Master in “Communication for international relations” is a one year postgraduate degree course which aims to: Develop a critical and analytical understanding of the new global context, by examining current globalization trends, with relation to the realities offered by media and communication; Offer students a challenging high qualified university environment with a strong link to the national and international communication environment. Offer a cross study approach of different subjects that allow the development of specific interests in the numerous fields of communication; Offer a high level background in order to enter the world of employment in any country of the world; Allow the student to be part of an intercultural group of students and lecturers enabling a free and dynamic exchange of ideas; Introduce students to high level national and international careers. A basic requirement for all international students, in order to be admitted to an Italian University Master Course, is that they hold a college or university degree equivalent to a three-year first level University Italian degree (in Humanistic, Legal, Economic and Social subject) and that have successfully completed the equivalent number of years of education as an Italian graduate: at least 15 years of study (from primary school to university graduation). Master program Master Degree Course in International Relations MICRI lasts 12 months, including 6 months of full-time front courses, that take place during the week, self-study sessions and a Study Tour to U.S., in Washington DC and New York. After the class experience, the student goes through a 300-hour training course (minimum required), to complete the educational program and has to discuss a final Project Work. Study tour to Washington D.C. and New York The 11th Edition of the Master degree course in “Communication for International Relations” includes a Study Tour to Washington DC and New York. The Study Tour to U.S. is the ideal place to get in touch with current international affairs: nowadays Washington and New York are the main centers for politics and international affairs as location of International Organizations (as Monetary Fund, The World Bank, UN Palace), lobbying firms and International Universities. The Master will provide flights and accommodation. Lessons The Master in Italy MICRI’s academic program is divided into 5 teaching modules, held by IULM University professors as well as experts and professionals from the International Relations field (administrative and executive officials working for ministry and government circles). The academic program will include class sessions, workshops, simulations and a Study Tour in Washington DC and New York. Our Master Degree Courses in International Relations are 60% in English and 40% in Italian. They take place from Monday to Friday and require compulsory attendance. The student is required to attend at least 80% of the total hours of each individual module. Didactical Modules I Fundamentals of International Relations Elements of political and economic geography International history from 1890 Structure of international society Strategic aspects of international relationships International public law Political philosophy II Management of International Communication International finance and economics Company management International marketing and advertising Elements of political and social communication Work Psychology III Tools of International Communication Social responsibility and communication Strategy of cultural communication of international processes Basic knowledge of lobbying and public affairs Communication for development Web communication & digital new media International journalism IV Case Studies Conferences with valid experts relating the content of their professional experiences shall be an integral part of the course and students shall be required to follow up on such events carrying out analyses and in-depth studies. V Simulation lab Stage: At the end of this training there will be an internship in national or foreign offices and organizations, in the field of international communication and relations. Project work: At the end of the Master, students will need to draft a final project work about a topic previously agreed upon with professors, followed by a presentation and discussion in the presence of a representative committee of the Master’s faculty Internship The internship can take place in corporate offices, international and national public administrative institutions, either abroad or in Italy. The internship is assigned by the Course Director as part of the academic program, on the base of each student’s attitudes and skills. Internships are to last at least 300 hours given that they are one of the main parts of the didactic course and are to be undertaken between June and December. MICRI Master communication: Admission enquiries and fees Master MICRI dates Master opening: November 7, 2016 Master closure: December 2017 Application definitive deadline: October 31, 2016 Admissions requirements Admittance examinations to the master in Communication for International Relations MICRI will be held from May to October 2016, in Milan. Candidates will be evaluated strictly focusing on inclinations and personal attitudes, ability to work in groups and to communicate actively, in order to create a strongly motivated team. A basic requirement for all international students, in order to be admitted to an Italian University Master Course, is that they hold a college or university degree equivalent to a three-year first level University Italian degree and that have successfully completed the equivalent number of years of education as an Italian graduate: at least 15 years of study (from primary school to university graduation). Compulsory: very good knowledge of Italian and English language. Application process The application process is made up of 4 stages: On line applications (see below) Pre-enrolment fee: a payment of a € 100,00 admission fee is required (pre-enrolment fee), this amount will be deductible from the first installment applied upon enrolment. No refund will be due if candidates should not proceed to enrolment or should they not pass the selection. Required documentation sent to: Università IULM, Segreteria Studenti (see below) Interview with the Master scientific board. After having proceeded with the application, the applicant will be contacted to be informed of his/her eligibility to continue the selection process to the final phase (last stage of evaluation), which will consist of an interview with the master scientific board. On line application Applications can be submitted through: http://servizionline.iulm.it/ You have to register first, and then access to your personal area, get into “segreteria” and then “preiscrizioni". The application is confirmed only after: The on-line registration of the student has been completed (http://servizionline.iulm.it/). The Application form, printable after having completed the on line pre-enrolment registration, is called “dichiarazione sostitutiva di certificazione”. It certifies the bachelor degree achieved and the given exams and it has status of legal declaration in Italy (called self-certification); Pre- enrolment fee payment has been credited on University account (this usually takes at least 4 week days). This payment must be done through the payment form, printable after having completed the application (MAV); Having sent the following required documentation: application form (dichiarazione sostitutiva di certificazione) a copy of the identity card or passport a copy of pre- enrolment fee payment receipt; curriculum vitae a copy of degree certificate with academic transcript providing a comprehensive list of examinations taken (or if students have not graduated yet, academic transcript providing a comprehensive list of examinations taken); Optional: certificate of Italian and English knowledge (IELTS or TOEFL) All these documents should be delivered by mail, through recorded delivery letter with advice of delivery to the person concerned to: Università IULM, Segreteria Studenti, Ufficio Master – Via Carlo Bo, 1– 20143, Milano. Tuition fee Tuition fee for EU- students: 10.560 € Application tax €100,00 (cut of from I enrollment fee) Tuition fee for NON-EU students: 12.672 € [-]

Degree In International Relations

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: International organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multidisciplinary preparation, conjugated ... [+]

Best Masters in International Affairs in Italy 2017. For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level; public industry. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy; private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency. final test characteristics The final test is run on the achievement of the educational goals of the course of study. The Currency Commission degree the candidate as a whole, having regard both to the conduct of the final examination is to other elements, such as the curriculum of the studies, the completion of the university course times, independently applying specific rules established by the reference structure. To be admitted to the final must have attained all the credits in courses provided by the syllabus except those relating to the final examination. The final examination consists in the preparation and discussion of a written dissertation, in a foreign language, concerning the analysis of a case, design or research activity on a chosen topic within the course of studies or teachings resulting from the internship experience. The thesis has to distinguish itself for methodological rigor, mastery of the topics and the originality of the contribution. It must express the acquisition of knowledge of the qualifying course, the ability to read on their own problems and solutions set in the light of the information and proposals reached in the European context as well as the achievement of a good level of written and oral communication. For the purpose of overcoming of the degree it is necessary to achieve the minimum score of 66 points. The Commission has 7 points, 6 of which are to be given following the assessment of merit on the elaborate quality and rewarding one as in the case of graduation in progress. Any attribution of praise, in addition to a minimum score of 110 points, is subject to the established importance of the results achieved by the candidate and the unanimous assessment of the commission. The chairman of the committee responsible to ensure full regularity in the performance of the test and the adherence of the final assessments to the general criteria established by the competent bodies in the course of study. The conduct of the final graduation exam is public and the public is the act of the proclamation of the final results. The discussion of the final examination for the conferment of the degree is public. Skills required for access For all students, access is subject to possession of curricular requirements, defined in the academic regulations of the course of study. Regardless of the curricular requirements for all students is expected to occur prior preparation, with procedures defined in the academic regulations. There are no debits or additional educational, it is accessed. employment and career opportunities for graduates Generic profile For graduate Internazionalisi Relations provide for the following employment opportunities in regional, Italian and international: - international organizations. Community organizations (in the Parliament and the European Commission) and international (governmental and non-governmental) in which the degree in Governance and Global System, with its multi-disciplinary training, combined with elements of specialization in the social sciences, may be an important resource because versatile and characterized by a language training of higher level; - public sector. Local, regional and national, for which the insertion of graduates with a multidisciplinary preparation conjugated to specific skills in the international arena is at once an opportunity to make the most of the Community programs and to adapt the administrative action in the most in keeping with the regulatory framework in flux, the prospect of public sector activity geared to efficiency, effectiveness and economy; - Private sector. Companies with activities developed on an international scale, or who want to equip themselves with adequate staff to this development. In particular, companies operating in manufacturing and services that need to graduate with a solid multidisciplinary background, married to a specific language proficiency. Applying knowledge and understanding General Area Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to apply their knowledge both in the context of the world of work both in research. Students will be able to apply their knowledge and understanding of the problems in relation to all the typical problems that may arise in relations between the international and diplomatic actors in Europe and from outside Europe. In addition, they will be given the opportunity to acquire skills in solving problems and issues related to both disciplines and fields of study known, both with respect to new or unfamiliar (even interdisciplinary field) related to their course of study. acquisition mode teaching equipment and the ability to apply knowledge and understanding will be made possible thanks to the exercises provided in most lessons. The skills of analysis and problem resolutions will be acquired through the presentation of cases in exercises and through guided simulations during specific seminars. verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises, simulations of cases and workshops; intermediate tests; final exams. The thesis will allow students to test their ability to apply knowledge and understanding through an original search path. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will also develop their skills through practical experience. Knowledge and understanding General Area Graduates of the course, following the theoretical framework and methodology courses and taking cognizance of the main reference texts of historical and institutional disciplines, political and relational and legal-internationalist, can adequately develop their ability to understand and acquire the necessary knowledge . Expected results: All students will have acquired an interdisciplinary knowledge base that will allow the understanding of the fundamental dynamics of globalization. In particular, graduates of the Class LM / 52, using the skills and methods acquired, will have a systematic understanding and critical awareness of the internationalist and diplomatic disciplines, as well as extensive expertise of the typical problems of Asia and Africa. They will have in-depth, also from a historical and legal point of view, issues related to the contingencies related to crises and the emergence of new rights (multiculturalism, biodiversity, environment). Also thanks to the multidisciplinary training base and strengthening matured in any experience at facilities that operate in internationalist sector, will acquire mastery of issues and capacity analysis and critical elaboration, also useful for the contribution they can make if inserted in centers research or ad hoc projects. In addition, they will be able to use a medium-high level and the English language is a second language of choice (European or non-European). These substantive and methodological knowledge acquired will allow finally graduates to program specialization courses in the field of master of 2nd level or PhD. The teaching methods used and the main instruments available, through which facilitate the acquisition of such knowledge and therefore the achievement of the objectives of knowledge and understanding, consist of: - front / institutional lessons, supported by teaching cards and even audio and tools video. Classes are conducted in order to enhance the learning valuable contribution represented by the active involvement of learners through discussion and debate and the space reserved for in-depth inquiries (seminars, workshops, videoconferences); - Seminars, workshops, video conferences on specific issues addressed in collaboration with experts, opinion leaders, institutional and corporate representatives, articulated in order to promote knowledge and understanding of phenomena relating to international scenarios. The verification of the achievement of the expected learning outcomes is based on a monitoring process that allows teachers to take on the necessary information to assess the level of learning achieved and possibly restructure the load and the modes of delivery of each teaching unit for what regards lectures. The monitoring of learning achievements is conducted: - the ongoing training process through structured testing (written and / or oral, elaborate research, project work, etc.) Given at the end of individual teaching units; - The term of the course through the assessment of the thesis. Learning ability Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (degree and Global Governance System) course at the end of their studies, thanks to methodological, dynamic and modern instrumentation acquired knowledge, they will have gained solid autonomous learning ability also might be used for a constant update ( also work), methodological and content. Graduates will mature high skills for the selection and analysis of the data subject of his study, as well as their processing. The cultural and methodologies acquired, as well as a good knowledge of the English language, which will add to the learning of a second foreign language, will provide access to both paths of graduates of advanced improvement, even abroad, both master 2nd level as well as in activated doctorates in the fields of politics and international relations, European studies and beyond, the international cooperation. Capture mode and teaching tools: Throughout the instruments indicated in relation to other descriptors should ensure the achievement of all expected results and therefore of educational goals and specific. verification: Evaluation of written papers and dissertations to completion of the Program. The dissertation allows students to test their ability to learn undertaking the original research. Making judgments Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: make decisions and deal with situations of complex type with the ability to integrate their own knowledge, even in the face of data and partial information; reflect on the social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge; act according to the principle of accountability and non-discrimination. Judgement will be enhanced with learning methodologies that will favor the comparison and the original contributions and implementing practice of self-assessment and evaluation of the course. Capture mode and teaching tools: Lectures, exercises, simulation of cases. Seminars will also be provided to be used as part of the credits to be chosen. Students who choose the internship as part of the credits to be chosen will develop their independent judgment through practical experience. verification: Assessment of the active participation of students in exercises and case simulations; intermediate tests; final exams. Judgement will be explicitly evaluated by thesis, in which the graduate must demonstrate mastery of the subject matter and know originally developed with independent judgment and critical thinking skills. communication skills Expected results: Graduates of the LM-52 (International Relations graduate) will be able to: prepare reports and reports on the issues and research activities; communicate in public; manage corporate communication in the interests of transparency of public action, according to the principles governing the information activities of the Public Administrations and communication; use the English language, with reference to specialist vocabulary; use a second foreign language among those given, with reference to specialist vocabulary. Capture mode and teaching tools: It is the responsibility of teachers, in the course of lectures and exercises, stimulate students to the disclosure of information acquired during the course and expression of their ideas; in some disciplines will be provided for group work during which students will be guided to the presentation of cases; They will also provide written papers. As for the language learning is based not only on lectures, on laboratory exercises during which students will converse and support, both in writing and orally, arguments using the jargon. It will be also encouraged the use of texts or teaching material in English in the preparation of the exams. verification: Presentation and discussion in the classroom and in the laboratory processed, simplification exercises of language, intermediate and final testing evidence. Skills associated with the function. Generic profile The responsibilities created by the degree course and that constitute the initial patrimony of his graduate start of his professional activity, respond consistently to the question that arises from the euro-Mediterranean integration policies, the strengthening of political cooperation and economic integration policies with Africa and Asia and the opportunities provided by international governmental and non-governmental organizations. Furthermore, the specific skills allow him to match the profile sought by the initiatives of the European Union and local development programs. In this phase, graduates can compete for profiles that provide a consistent basic training, adequate linguistic knowledge and the ability to cooperate, according to the methodology shared international and national scale, the achievement of specific objectives. Function in the context of work Generic profile The skills acquired in the Master's degree in International Relations are a good preparation for participation in competitions for diplomatic and consular careers, to access university and research institutions, organizations, institutions and international governmental and nongovernmental organizations, businesses, organizations and businesses in various capacities and at public or private level operate in the international arena, offices of international relations and / or decentralized cooperation of local public authorities, administrative agencies and entities involved in local development. Description specific educational goals According to the general educational objectives of the course of the Degree masterful LM / 52 class in international relations, this educational project aims to provide a solid preparation in the spatial and conceptual frameworks as well as in historical, political, social, economic and legal system of the global (ie the set of institutions, and the social, political, economic and cultural factors that characterize the international life in the era of globalization and with whom have to face national equipment). The course, then, is built to propose a route to be able to meet the demands of the new order of international relations and create the expert in international affairs and make him the ideal candidate for careers in international institutions, in diplomacy, in numerous variety of government agencies or non-governmental interacting with the phenomenon of internationalization. Specific educational objectives and description of the training The Graduate Program LM / 52 in International Relations provides students with a path of critical reflection and thematic analysis of the complex issues related to the international dimension of modern societies, with a multidisciplinary approach based on interpretations of historical-political, legal and socio-economic. This path is also enriched by the acquisition of a number of tools needed to explore topics chosen by each student according to their vocations and professional expectations. Consequently the course masterful LM / 52 in International Relations is mainly oriented to provide first-level graduates with an advanced conceptual and instrumental in the areas of international governance, analyzed with reference to the historical, legal, economic and social, and the complex system existing relationships, international (Europe and elsewhere), including state organizations and between them and the supranational regulations. Ultimately, the course aims to provide knowledge and tools that enable the student to istradarsi conceptually and to operate within the activities of the international community related to the dynamics and the multiple scenarios where you exert governance processes and that increasingly appear subjects to the influence of globalization. Specific objectives of the course are: upgrading of such knowledge and ability and that of their application in new themes or inserted in different contexts (Dublin Descriptors I and II); acquisition of independent judgment and the ability to integrate the knowledge needed to manage complex situations and assess all related elements, including ethical and social ones (Dublin descriptor III); enhancement of communication skills and in that of the same learning capabilities that enable it to continue further studies (Dublin Descriptors IV and V). The achievement of these objectives appears facilitated by an interdisciplinary basis of the path; by the contribution of Visiting Professors, the use of English in the course of some courses and from encouraging participation in extracurricular activities such as seminars; fulfillment of a part of their studies abroad through the Socrates-Erasmus and Globus programs; placements of particular importance in the context of international relations, such as those organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Conference of Rectors; internships in international governmental and non, in development cooperation agencies and research centers whose attention is focused on the phenomena studied in the international or transnational dimension. According to the Ministerial tables that provide for the detection of information and computer skills, these skills will be further developed in some teachings based on computer and multimedia lab activities, such as English Language. The course is To better respond to the complexity of the educational profile required by class and specialization required in the labor market, the training course is structured as follows: a first-year interdisciplinary specialization, including disciplinary sectors courses Economy Politics, Contemporary History, International Law and the history of political doctrines. This first phase of the path is completed by the Language and English as a second foreign language. The interdisciplinary approach is further increased dall'accorpamento of teaching modules that provides an overview of all the study and the content of the given disciplines. a second year of specialization that involves the teaching of disciplines strongly consistent with the training as part of the Disciplines ETHNOGRAPHY AND ANTHROPOLOGY, the Sociology of Economic and Labour Processes, the economic and political Geography, History of International Relations, Science Policy, Philosophy of Politics, History and institutions of Africa and the History and Asian institutions. The route is finally completed with similar or additional materials, with the activities chosen by the student and with the preparation of the thesis. It is noted that in the similar or additional types have been shown SSD also present in studies specific as the ministerial table already includes a number of areas and SSD, so the insert further distorts the educational profile of the degree program. In his characterization, in compliance with the stated objectives, the degree course presents both disciplines occidentalistico character is of African-asiatistico character, allowing the strengthening of the internationalist education and related methodological skills acquired in the first degree course, with a view the formation of a highly qualified professional profile in the context of the multiple aspects of international relations, in particular as regards the problems and their complex situations of an overall system. To this end there are multiple disciplines of SSD internationalist vocation and area studies (Africa, Asia, the Muslim world), essential for the purpose of a professional profile with knowledge and methodological skills useful: the planning and implementation of operational methods of high complexity with authorities and national public bodies, international and multinational companies; the design, implementation and monitoring of national, international and supranational related to the strengthening of governance and democratization processes; geopolitical analysis of international situations of particular importance and the formulation of intervention strategies. To make the graduate adequately provided with specialized and more operational skills will be encouraged internships and placements in organizations and institutions that operate in international relations (Europe and beyond). These activities may be carried out within the curricular subjects or those chosen by the student with the recognition of credits. The graduate of the LM / 52, therefore, will be able to operate with a large profit in a pluralistic and multicultural international context. It will be able to frame the contemporary international dynamics within a long-term perspective, in relation to the geopolitical specificities and in a comparative and transnational perspective. The same will have to master the analytical tools and institutional knowledge concerning the various areas in which they are required complex skills of international (European and international); also needed to identify the factors that produce, in international and national contexts, mechanisms of discrimination (racial, ethnic, religious, economic and gender). You will be able to analyze issues related to self-determination of peoples, the treatment of minorities and migrants, sustainable development. Will have interdisciplinary skills needed to plan and implement operational strategies too complex to fit into the staff of organizations and companies, national and international, public and private, operating in the international context (European and international). [-]

Masters in Comparative International Relations

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Venice

The MSc programme involves two years of full-time study, covering a wide spectrum of fields in International Relations. It is designed for students with different academic backgrounds such as history, international law, political sciences, languages and related disciplines. [+]

The MSc (Master of Science/Laurea Magistrale) degree in "Relazioni Internazionali Comparate – International Relations", active since 2008, involves two years of full-time study, covering a wide spectrum of fields in International Relations. It is designed for students with different academic backgrounds such as history, international law, political sciences, languages and related disciplines. The curriculum
 Students can choose from five curricula, comprising specific groups of related elective courses focusing on specific themes or geographic areas: Europe-East Asia. Inter-Mediterranean Relations Transatlantic Relations Eastern Europe Development policies (fully taught in English) The final project
 The programme culminates with a final project. Students will work intensively on a topic of their choice while attending regular meetings with their project supervisor. Applying for the programme
 To enter the programme applicants need to have the equivalent to a three-year Italian undergraduate degree (Laurea) such as a BSc degree, with a sound knowledge of key issues in history, international law, and economics. Further requirements include certified knowledge of English at B2 level in addition to basic knowledge (B1 level) of one of the following languages: French, Russian, Spanish or Portuguese. Graduate careers
 The special education provided to second-cycle graduates in Comparative International Relations will enable them to hold positions of high responsibility in organizations and businesses operating internationally. Possible career opportunities include: - Purchasing of goods and services - Image and public relations consultancy and similar professions - Government and regional bodies - National and international organizations - International study centers - Consular posts - Broadcasting - Management - Marketing - Public service [-]