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.
Level of qualification
Master's Degree Programme
Access to the programme
Unlimited entry subject to assessment of minimum requirements.
Quotas for non-EU students residing abroad: 11 places, among which 1 is reserved for Chinese students residing in China, according to the Marco Polo Programme.
- a proper individual educational background
- minimum curricular requirements
- a certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2
Details about the assessment procedures are available in the webpage dedicated to admission requirements.
Students can choose from five curricula, comprising specific groups of related elective courses focusing on specific themes or geographic areas:
- Europe - Asian Orient (taught in English and Italian)
- Inter Mediterranean (taught in English and Italian)
- Eastern Europe (taught in English and Italian)
- International and Cross-Cultural Relations ( fully taught in English)
- Politics for economic development (taught in English and Italian)
- Transatlantic (taught in English and Italian)
The Master’s Degree programme in Comparative international relations engages in the linguistic and cultural study of Europe, as well as Eastern Europe, Asia, and the Atlantic world typical of the tradition of Ca’ Foscari and, in this sense, represents a unique offer in Italy for the study of international relations associated with those foreign languages and cultures, of the rights and of the international economy. Students will be able to study real issues through the study of specific disciplines pertinent to different cultural and geopolitical areas with a specific focus on the Americas, the Mediterranean, Eastern Europe, Asia, and their politics for the economic development corresponding to the many paths of study.
The course provides solid linguistic, legal and economic training common to all students as well as in-depth comparative studies in the political, cultural, geographic and sociological fields through study programmes on specific geopolitical areas.
The special education provided to second-cycle graduates in Comparative International Relations will enable them to hold positions of high responsibility in
- organisations’ international departments and businesses operating
- international markets, within local government and regional bodies, national and international organisations,
- consular posts, institutes, bodies, agencies, foundations, study centres
Access to further studies
Professional Master’s Programmes (1st level and 2nd level) and PhD programmes.
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Last updated June 18, 2018