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Social sciences focus on the study of social relationships and human society. Courses within social science prepare students for a wide number of careers that deal with people or systems in public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The Middle East is as rich in history as it is in languages. Scholars in this region can expose themselves to over 25 languages including Arabic, Kurdish and Turkish in addition to ancient historical monuments. 

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hebrew University in Jerusalem Law Faculty invites applications for its one-year M.A. in Law with specialization in Human Rights and Transitional Justice in English offer ... [+]

M.A. in Law with specialization Human Rights and Transitional Justice

Hebrew University in Jerusalem Law Faculty invites applications for its one-year M.A. in Law with specialization in Human Rights and Transitional Justice in English offered to graduates of B.A. programs in political science, international relations and other academic disciplines related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice.

The M.A. Program offers 20-25 academic courses with top legal experts from Israel, Europe and North America, including courses on international humanitarian law, counter-terrorism law, international courts and tribunals, transitional justice, the law of the United Nations, legal aspects of the Middle-East conflict, international criminal law, international human rights law etc.... [-]

Israel Jerusalem
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering a prestigious one-year MA program taught in English. ... [+]

The Swiss Center for Conflict Research, Management, and Resolution at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is offering a prestigious one-year MA program taught in English.

The program allows students to explore the fields of conflict transformation, resolution, problem-solving and negotiations. Students are exposed to theories and practices of managing and resolving domestic and external conflicts in general, and in Israel in particular. The methods, techniques, and strategies that can help manage and resolve conflicts are studied from different disciplinary points of view, including political science, international relations, social psychology, international law, communication, digital media, sociology and Israel studies. The program includes theoretical and methodological courses and seminars, as well as workshops through which students acquire skills for conflict management and resolution, and lectures of leading academics and professionals in the field. Through its unique setting and location, the program also offers ‘hands-on’ experiential learning - encountering and following the tracks of conflict and diversity, through study tours, practical ‘on-site’ training, and meetings with key people, including policymakers, political leaders, activists and more.... [-]

Israel Jerusalem
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Khalifa University of Science and Technology

Security is the insurance policy of the nation. It is a responsibility that we all must share. The M.A. in International and Civil Security program at Khalifa University ... [+]

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SCHOLARSHIP

Khalifa University of Science and Technology offers Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant (GRTA) scholarships to support qualified international students enrolled in graduate programs.

The scholarship provides generous remuneration and benefits that include:

Full coverage of tuition fees. Medical insurance coverage for students under the Khalifa University visa. Support to attend international research conferences. The indicative monthly stipend for GRTA Scholarship is as follows (subject to change):

Application Opening!

We will start taking applications starting November 1st, 2018 for the next intake in September 1st, 2019.

The 21st century combines the promise of great progress with the resurgence of old dangers and the emergence of new ones. Those dangers include terrorism, warfare, weapons of mass destruction, and natural disasters. Some of these dangers are rooted in technology, others in society, and still others in nature itself. Attaining the strategic vision of the UAE will require a deep understanding of those threats, and the knowledge and skills to address them.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
American University In the Emirates

The Master of Arts (MA) in Security and Strategic Studies offered at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that combines b ... [+]

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The Master of Arts (MA) in Security and Strategic Studies offered at the American University in the Emirates (AUE) is a rigorous interdisciplinary program that combines both theory and practice. It identifies, analyzes and addresses current and emerging security challenges and threats. The program prepares students through educational and research led courses for national and international positions.

The program’s curriculum standards are framed according to the QF of Emirates level 9 and the CAA standards. Graduate students are provided with a broad but also specialized knowledge in regional and global, security and strategic affairs. Students with interdisciplinary approach and knowledge but also working related experiences are welcome to apply.... [-]

United Arab Emirates Dubai
September 2019
2 years
Campus
Kadir Has University

The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Stude ... [+]

The M.A. Program in International Relations provides a rigorous approach to the study of global affairs with a particular emphasis on security and regional studies. Students are expected to develop substantive knowledge, theoretical perspectives and methodological skills necessary for conducting research and teaching in their field.

The Language of instruction is English.

Why at Kadir Has University?

The M.A Program in International Relations is geared toward preparing students for a number of careers such as academics, and policy specialists in the government; media; business; and research sectors. Candidates will benefit from the knowledge and expertise of a distinguished faculty with particular expertise in International Relations Theory, Turkish Foreign Policy, International Security, the EU’s external policies, International Political Economy, and regional expertise on the Middle East, Europe, Eurasia, and the United States.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
Sabanci University

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integrat ... [+]

Sabancı University European Studies MA Program provides a comprehensive study of historical and contemporary developments in Europe, specifically of the European integration process, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of the European political and administrative systems as well as historical and philosophical foundations of modern Europe. They will also gain the necessary skills to compete for increasing opportunities in careers within the newly emerging institutions of Europe as Euro-bureaucrats and policy-makers, as representatives of and/or analysts/consultants to governments, NGOs and the private sector in all matters relating to the European Union.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey

The non-thesis MA program in Comparative Studies in History and Society combines the strengths of the sociology and history departments of Koç University in an interdisci ... [+]

MA in Comparative Studies in History and Society

The non-thesis MA program in Comparative Studies in History and Society combines the strengths of the sociology and history departments of Koç University in an interdisciplinary Master of Arts (M.A.) program. The program serves a growing need in Turkey for interdisciplinary graduate programs in the social sciences.Students are trained in the fields of historical transformations concerning state and society as well as social inequalities. The courses will prepare students for both future Ph.D. programs and careers in research and policy-related positions in governmental and non-governmental organizations by providing the basic background in the historical analyses of current-day societal Dynamics.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Dar Al-Hekma University

The Master of International Relations (MAIR) at Dar Al -Hekma offers a well -structured program that prepares students for success in the world of diplomacy and Internati ... [+]

The Master of International Relations (MAIR) at Dar Al -Hekma offers a well -structured program that prepares students for success in the world of diplomacy and International relations. The two- year program includes 9 core courses that provide a strong foundation for students in both the theory as well as the practice of International Relations. Students then select a concentration of 3 additional courses in the specialized fields of International Law or International Economics. Two additional free elective courses enhance students understanding in areas such as business and foreign policy. The University assists with internship placements at International Organizations in Jeddah, such as the Organization for Islamic Cooperation ( OIC) or the Islamic Development Bank ( IDB) or at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( MOFA) or abroad if feasible. Dar Al-Hekma University is the first in Saudi Arabia to offer a Masters’ Program in International Relations.... [-]

Saudi Arabia Jeddah
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Bahcesehir University

The aim of the program is to analyze correctly international politics and the global system, approach the critical international issues, accumulation of knowledge and ski ... [+]

GLOBAL POLITICS AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (TURKISH, THESIS)

Profile of the Program

The aim of the program is to analyze correctly international politics and the global system, approach the critical international issues, accumulation of knowledge and skills with benefit from other social sciences perspective.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of Arts (MA).

Specific Admission Requirements

1) ALES, GMAT or GRE score is required for the applicants who apply to graduate programs with Thesis. Minimum requirement for application is ALES: 55 or GMAT: 450 or GRE: 610.

2) Applicants are required to hold the following English Proficiency Exam Score (YDS: 65, TOEFL: 79, Pearson PTE Academic: 68, Bahçeşehir University Proficiency Exam Score: 65)... [-]

Turkey Istanbul Turkey Online
September 2019
Turkish
Full-time
3 - 4 semesters
Campus
Online
Yasar University

The aim of the Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations Program (in English) is to provide its graduates with the fundamental principles of international relation ... [+]

Tuition: English

The aim of the Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations Program (in English) is to provide its graduates with the fundamental principles of international relations, and the skill set to evaluate international relations from multiple viewpoints and the academic competence to develop in-depth analyses in the field. The program, thus, targets training graduate students who are competent both in domestic and foreign policy, masterful in conceptual and theoretical perspectives, specialized in their field, capable of analytical thinking and adapting to the dynamics of globalization processes, and equipped with the necessary academic tools to compete in the international arena.... [-]

Turkey Izmir
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Full-time
Campus
University of Nicosia

Aims and objectives of the programme are to promote an interdisciplinary approach and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in Public and Internationa ... [+]

Duration (years): 1.5 Years or 3 Semesters Qualification Awarded: Master of Arts in Law and Politics in the European Union Level of Qualification: Master Degree (2nd Cycle) Language of Instruction: English Mode of Study: Distance Learning Minimum ECTS Credits: 90 Profile of the Programme

Aims and objectives of the programme are to:

Promote an interdisciplinary approach and research by giving students the opportunity to specialize in Public and International Law, Political Theory, Political Science, International and European Studies, as well as other domains that fall within the broader field of Political Science. The systematic development and enrichment of knowledge in the aforementioned fields is an important asset for those who wish to work in a number of professions, sectors, and organizations. Provides postgraduate education to holders of a Bachelor degree in Law, Social Science, or other relevant Bachelor degrees, as well as to individuals who intend to work in fields relevant with legal science (e.g. as lawyers, judges, legal consultants in companies and in other private organizations). Provide postgraduate education to individuals who intend to work in the public sector, semi-public organizations, the local administration, public agencies and organizations, non-governmental organizations, or in the diplomatic corps. ... [-]
Cyprus Nicosia
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Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Online
AUC The American University in Cairo

The Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS) is an academic research institute and a graduate teaching center for scholars. ... [+]

Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East/North Africa

The Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS) is an academic research institute and a graduate teaching center for scholars, researchers and graduate students interested in gender issues in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia.

 The Institute for Gender and Women's Studies offers an interdisciplinary two-year Master of Arts and a Diploma.

The MA offers three tracks

‪Specialization 1: Gendered Political Economies‬‬‬

Focusing on issues relating to poverty, labor politics, political economies of desire, migration, mobility and development histories and practices.

Specialization 2: Geographies of Gender and Justice... [-]

Egypt Cairo USA New York
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Izmir University of Economics

Expand your knowledge of politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical t ... [+]

"Expand your knowledge on politics and international affairs. Gain access to a different career path in business, government, activism or academia. Advance your critical thinking, problem-solving, time management, communication, presentation, and writing skills."

Why Choose This Program?

This program is designed to improve your future job prospects in a competitive market. The program has a broad and exciting curriculum with the aims of providing cutting-edge knowledge on contemporary political, legal, economic, sociological perspectives, events, and problems. This program also offers a solid foundation in research methodology and data analysis that will support you throughout your career.... [-]

Turkey Izmir
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Haifa, International School

The MA program in National Security Studies is designed for students and professionals who are seriously interested in the field of national security in the broadest sens ... [+]

The MA program in National Security Studies is designed for students and professionals who are seriously interested in the field of national security in the broadest sense of the term. Students will examine the complex interrelationship between the social, political, diplomatic, economic and military dimensions of national security to create a comprehensive picture of the state of the nation.

This program aims to prepare graduates, policymakers, officials and other professionals to deal effectively with critical national decisions.

Facing a long-standing challenge at the center of a mostly hostile regional environment, Israel has accumulated the experience and has developed a comprehensive approach to national security, combining academic theory and real-world constraints.... [-]

Israel Haifa
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
Hamad bin Khalifa University

Digital humanities is a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. This is parti ... [+]

Digital humanities is a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. This is particularly relevant in the Middle East, where some 60% of the population is under 25, making it one of the youngest populations in the world. Increasingly, Middle Eastern culture is being defined and driven by digital culture.

Digital humanities can be defined as a diverse and growing field of research and teaching that brings digital tools and computing methodologies to the study of humanities. The new Master of Arts in Digital Humanities and Societies program allows students to study the Middle East’s digital culture from a scholarly and digital research perspective. Through the program, students are able to specialize as archival print scholars of Middle Eastern digital culture or as researchers trained to employ the powerful methodologies of the digital humanities to investigate practices, patterns, and trends of digital culture.... [-]

Qatar Doha
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus