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A masters degree in international affairs is a post graduate program that is designed to impart students with knowledge on international affairs. These range from; international law, politics, media, foreign societies, cultures, technological issues, environmental issues, international economics, business to trade.

With globalization, there have emerged all kinds of international challenges that are facing today’s leaders and tomorrows leaders will definitely face challenges of an even bigger magnitude. The uncertainty filling the world today is immense. Therefore, the need for more international cooperation, understanding and integration has never been more imperative. A masters program in international affairs seeks to address the problem by offering solutions both in the short term and in the long term as well. Students enrolled in the program are provided with a broad understanding of the contemporary issues in the international arena. In the process, in depth knowledge is also imparted to the students.

There are several fields for specializations for students enrolled in the masters program; both global and local fields, all depending on the issues affecting the locality of the students. However, a student can specialize in more than one field; a benefit to the students as they increase their marketability in the job market. Exciting careers that await the graduates of this masters program include: business, security, conflict resolution, public health, development and diplomacy.

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17 Results in International Affairs

UOC Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

The Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy allows both junior diplomats and students to complement and enhance their knowledge and skills in international affair ... [+]

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To enhance your knowledge and skills in international affairs and diplomacy.

The Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy allows both junior diplomats and students to complement and enhance their knowledge and skills in international affairs and diplomacy. This Master's Degree will provide diplomats, government officials, students and other major actors of the diplomatic sphere with the possibility to upgrade their studies and training with a formally recognised degree by combining the best of university education and UN executive training.

The Universitat Oberta de Catalunya is delighted to offer the Master's in International Affairs and Diplomacy in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Our online programme offers an academic programme to diplomats and government officials involved in international affairs, as well as anyone who is involved in international relations and seeks a future career in this field. With over 20 years of experience as an online university, UOC has achieved a strong reputation for the quality of its teaching using Information and Communication Technologies. ... [-]

Spain Spain Online
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March 2019
Full-time
1 year
Online
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

The Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law is offered by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and by the Faculty o ... [+]

Máster Universitario en Asuntos Internacionales: Economía, Política y Derecho

El Máster Universitario en Asuntos Internacionales: Economía, Política y Derecho está organizado por la Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales y por la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE). El Programa sigue un enfoque multidisciplinar que favorece el estudio de los asuntos internacionales de una manera rigurosa e innovadora, manteniendo intacta la tradicional excelencia y el rigor de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Tras finalizar el Máster, los alumnos cuentan con un amplio abanico de herramientas con las que analizar el entorno global desde una perspectiva empresarial, jurídica y de economía política.... [-]

Spain Madrid
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October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Tamkang University

The Master’s Program in International Affairs and Strategic Studies is designed for domestic and foreign students who are interested in international affairs or strategic ... [+]

Founded in 1983, the Graduate Institute of International Affairs and Strategic Studies (GIIASS) focuses on research in international politics, international security, regional affairs, and strategy. At present, we provide both Ph.D. and master programs for domestic and foreign students who are interested in international affairs or strategic studies.

Requirements for a Master’s degree of Arts in International Affairs and Strategic Studies

Successful completion of 36 credits of courses, including 8 credits of required courses and 26 credits of elective courses. Students are also required to submit a written master's thesis completed under the supervision of a faculty member and pass an Oral Examination.... [-]

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September 2019
Full-time
Campus
IRIS Sup'

The Defense, Security and Crisis Management course, level 5, aims to:. To provide students with knowledge and keys to understanding the strategic environment, defense iss ... [+]

The title "International Strategy Analyst" aims to develop its analytical, action and decision support capabilities in international environments.

To validate this title 3 courses are possible, corresponding to different specialties and universes:

Defense, Security and Crisis ManagementGeoconomy and risk managementGeopolitics and prospective

The "Defense, Security and Crisis Management" course is delivered in partnership with Grenoble Ecole de Management. Training also sanctioned by a Certificate in Defense, Security and Crisis Management Joint IRIS / ESC Grenoble.

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The defense, security and crisis management course, level 5, aims to:

To provide students with knowledge and keys to understanding the strategic environment, defense issues and new security issues;To provide working methods and decision-making tools in crisis management.... [-]
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October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Danubius University

This master’s program aims at the following objectives: To ensure a proper training from a theoretical and practical point of view in order to give foundation to the deci ... [+]

This master’s program aims at the following objectives:

To ensure a proper training from a theoretical and practical point of view in order to give foundation to the decisions specific to the activity of financially managing an affair in the European space; To deepen the specialized knowledge obtained through a Bachelor’s degree and to develop practical skills of processing financial information specific to the management of affairs in EU.

The expert competences that master students may obtain after gaining their master’s degree are:

Knowledge of the elements regarding the professional doctrine and ethics, as well as the way in which the profession is organized and pursued; Synthesizing, deepening and using concepts from the financial field, approaching interdisciplinary the economical operations in order to elaborate and give foundation to the financial decisions; The capacity to analyze and interpret some problems that are specific to the financial management of affairs and of giving foundation to decisions based on financial-economic information; Developing, at an operational level, a profound vision over the financial management of affairs within the European space, in the context of applying European directives and financial reports of international standards. ... [-]
Romania Galați
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Full-time
Campus
Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)

The Master is focused on how to assess, manage and enhance private and public institutions’ governance with a wide range of economic and digital intelligence tools. The o ... [+]

Key Facts

A new one-year joint Master programme by CIFE and the School of Government of LUISS Guido Carli. The Master is focused on how to assess, manage and enhance private and public institutions’ governance with a wide range of economic and digital intelligence tools.The programme is taught by renowned researchers and experienced professionals who combine second to none practical expertise and academic credentials. It combines on-site teaching, case studies, consulting missions, research thesis, and distant learning tools.

Teaching language: English Study Destinations: Rome, Berlin, Nice Duration: A one-year programme from October to June Credits: 60 ECTS Starting Date: October 2019 Applied research - Contributing partners ... [-]
Germany Berlin France Nice Italy Rome  + 2 More
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October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
University of Bologna

The curriculum in International Affairs (IA) aims to develop professionals able to investigate and analyze geopolitical strategies, conflict mediation and security polici ... [+]

The curriculum in International Affairs (IA) aims to develop professionals able to investigate and analyze geopolitical strategies, conflict mediation and security policies in the international context. The curriculum encourages the participation of students from a different field of studies and cultural backgrounds and it trains specialists able to critically analyse political systems, the relationships between them, the reason for tensions and the political and economic role of international organizations, including EU.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme A multicultural community of students and academics Four different curricula in English An international environment Many opportunities for mobility abroad (Erasmus, Overseas, dissertation funding) Training internships in real work environments Admission requirements ... [-]
Italy Bologna
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Bucharest

Master in International Arbitration ... [+]

PROGRAMBUSINESS RIGHTJUDICIAL CAREERRIGHT PRIVATELABOR LAW, LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONSINTERNATIONAL PUBLIC LAWTHE RIGHT OF THE EUROPEAN UNIONCRIMINAL SCIENCESTAX LAWPUBLIC PROCUREMENT, CONCESSIONS, PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP [-]
Romania Bucharest
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September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Bucharest

This two-year degree program aims to prepare future professionals of public affairs for higher adaptability to multicultural and increasingly digital work environments wh ... [+]

All courses are completely taught and examined in English.

This two-year degree program aims to prepare future professionals of public affairs for higher adaptability to multicultural and increasingly digital work environments, while contributing to advancing the local, national and global sustainable development and social responsibility efforts.

More specifically, the program creates and develops expertise in international public affairs particularly (but not exclusively) for

1) the international relations, public communication or social responsibility/sustainable development units of

the institutions and specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN) system; the institutions and specialized agencies of the European Union (EU); intergovernmental organizations; ministries or agencies of the central public administration; the local public administration; non-governmental organizations; ... [-]
Romania Bucharest
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy

The Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS-IA) is our leading executive international affairs degree. Incoming students are seasoned professionals with ... [+]

The Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS-IA) is our leading executive international affairs degree. Incoming students are seasoned professionals with five or more years of work experience and our curriculum challenges them by digging deeply into the study of international relations, international political economy, public policy, environmental sustainability and Asia-Pacific security.

We offer the flexibility of both full- and part-time enrollment, allowing students the option of maintaining employment while pursuing their degree. GPS students thrive in the diverse, cosmopolitan atmosphere of one of America’s most innovative cities while enjoying proximity to the broader Pacific region that plays such a crucial role in today’s global economy and geopolitics.... [-]

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September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 - 18 months
Campus
Linköping University

The programme approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance. It is suitable for students with a strong ... [+]

The programme approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance. It is suitable for students with a strong interest in international politics and global perspectives, with a special focus on Europe and Europe’s role in world affairs.

Students will be equipped with the skills necessary to face the challenges of an increasingly competitive and globalised labour market. The programme also provides a solid foundation for further studies and research in the general field of international and European relations. The programme is divided into four components, each equivalent to one term:

International relations European relations International governance/Guided internship Master’s thesis. ... [-]
Sweden Linköping
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Oldenburg

EMMIR is the European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations. It is the first African-European Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Migration Studies. EMMIR is jointl ... [+]

EMMIR is the European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations. It is the first African-European Erasmus Mundus Master Course in Migration Studies. The first cohort set out to study in September 2011; since 2013 the programme is fully accredited by the national agencies as part of the European pilot project JOQAR.

EMMIR is jointly run by three African and four European universities, facilitated by a wider network of partners. Various associate organisations on the regional, national and international level provide significant assistance for student internships and graduate's employment. The seven partner institutions and potential hosts during your studies are:

University of Oldenburg, Germany (coordinating) Ahfad University for Women, Omdurman, Sudan Mbarara University of Science & Technology, Uganda University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic University of Stavanger, Norway University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa ... [-]
Germany Oldenburg
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1
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Ming Chuan University

The Master's Program in International Affairs originated as the Graduate School of International Affairs (GSIA), the Republic of China (Taiwan)'s first and only graduate ... [+]

The Graduate School of International Affairs (GSIA) was the first program in Taiwan preparing students to be part of the negotiating elite in global political and economic affairs. In 2014, GSIA transformed to the Master's Program in International Affairs, open to international students only.

Our curriculum features tailored, advanced courses focusing on global governance, global strategy and operations, and international negotiation and communication. All courses are mainly taught in English, with supplementary academic support in Chinese.

Graduating with a master’s degree in International Affairs is a great start for students who wish to achieve excellence in global governance, global business operations, international negotiation, public diplomacy, and global communication, all leading to the road of success.... [-]

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1
February 2019
Full-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Wroclaw

Recent political and economic changes in Europe have increased the demand for specialists in the field of international relations. To meet these needs, the Institute of I ... [+]

Recent political and economic changes in Europe have increased the demand for specialists in the field of international relations. To meet these needs, the Institute of International Studies introduced a program focusing on International Relations. The Program is designed to equip students with significant knowledge in some of the contemporary international issues such as the international system, issues of globalization and regionalization, development economics, international human rights protection, commercial law, and international economics. Within seminars, students can focus on issues related to areas such as Diplomacy, European Integration, Global Problems, International Communication or International Economic Relations.... [-]

Poland Wrocław
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1
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Because of the changes that have been experienced by many societies as a consequence of increasing global interdependence, Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (A ... [+]

Because of the changes that have been experienced by many societies as a consequence of increasing global interdependence, the University Alice Salomon of Applied Sciences (ASH) offers a Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM), in order to train professionals from all over the world in their work promoting social development and mitigating existing and future conflicts. In line with the values ​​of social justice and human rights and supported by the long tradition of social defense University, the MA-ICM addresses issues and complexities raised by a globalizing world from an international and interdisciplinary perspective. The program is a response to the emerging challenges of conflict, diversity, social exclusion, migration, violations of human rights and human exploitation.... [-]

Germany Berlin
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1
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus