Masters Programs in International Affairs

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International Affairs

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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Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance

University of St.Gallen (HSG), School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs
Campus Full time 18 months September 2019 Switzerland St. Gallen

The Master’s Programme in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and know how to integrate the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a results-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors. [+]

Masters in International Affairs. The Master of Arts in International Affairs and Governance (MIA) is designed for students who seek a professional career in business, government, non-profit organisations and international agencies. MIA graduates are trained as generalists and are skilled at integrating the specialist knowledge required to address today’s pressing political, economic, and social problems. Combining interdisciplinary study with a result-oriented approach, the MIA programme prepares graduates for a world in which leaders and professionals must increasingly be able to work across borders, disciplines and sectors. Curriculum The MIA programme is based on a rigorous interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates the diverse perspectives constitutive of economics, political science, business administration and law. Our three compulsory courses “International Governance”, “State and Economy” and “International Politics, Economics and Business” provide the conceptual foundations, research methods and knowledge indispensable for a thorough understanding of the complexity of international problems. Specific courses and practical projects enable you to choose and refine your areas of specialisation and develop your own personal profile. The programme includes an attractive array of independent electives and contextual studies. Writing a Master’s thesis enables you to concentrate on a research question of your own choice. The MIA is particularly strong in the fields of trade and development, peace and security, as well as democracy and governance. The curriculum skilfully merges St.Gallen’s proven expertise in economics and business with the analytical study of practical issues pertaining to politics and society as a whole. Linking theory to practice is a top priority in... [-]

Master of International Affairs

UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 USA San Diego

The Master of International Affairs (MIA) is a two-year, full-time degree program, focusing on the Americas and Asia. GPS students develop invaluable global perspectives through engaging with a diverse range of people and ideologies, sculpting skills and sensibilities that will shape future political and economic policies and strategies. [+]

The Master of International Affairs (MIA) is a two-year, full-time degree program, focusing on the Americas and Asia.

GPS students develop invaluable global perspectives through engaging with a diverse range of people and ideologies, sculpting skills and sensibilities that will shape future political and economic policies and strategies.

Our faculty consists of leaders in public policy, global politics, international security, business and economics and environmental sustainability.

Our high-performing students—attracted to the School from around the globe—explore a variety of career paths at GPS through dynamic case studies assigned by industry-leading scholars, quantitative analyses of real-world challenges and professional internships.... [-]


Master in European and International Studies / master in global and european politics

European School of Political and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 France Lille

This Master's Degree therefore offers students a training course focusing on the regulation of international policies at European and global level in order to provide them with the knowledge but also the know-how necessary to understand and act on the world of tomorrow. [+]

The Master in European and International Studies is an excellent training centered on the regulation of contemporary societies in a globalized world.

It is indeed at the global level that certain major issues are being addressed, but also their resolution: national governments are no longer able to respond to the challenges posed by the risks of armed conflicts, climate change, International crime. Understanding today's world therefore requires analyzing both public (States, international organizations, etc.) and private actors (companies, networks, NGOs, etc.) and their strategies in local, national, European and global.

These arenas are the place of constant contestation and redefinition of the rules of the international game, whether public (laws, agreements, etc.) or private (standards, etc.): these are the rules of the game, formal and informal , That must be mastered by the future professional of the international. ... [-]


MA in intercultural conflict management

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany 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 (ASH) offers a Master of Arts in Intercultural Conflict Management (MA-ICM), in order to [+]

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.... [-]


Master in Advanced Global Studies

Sciences Po
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 France Paris

The Master in Advanced Global Studies offered at the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs is an opportunity for early- to mid-career professionals to follow a one-year accelerated programme in International Affairs. [+]

A one-year Master to fast-track your career in International Affairs

This one-year master's program is designed for candidates with an undergraduate degree and 5 years of professional experience, seeking to immerse themselves in a challenging university environment and gain further expertise or new horizons in one of the cardinal fields of international affairs. PSIA has 5 years of successful experience with the one-year Master in Development Practice and is now expanding the offer to encompass all domains of expertise within the school.

Key strengths

The Master in Advanced Global Studies is:

An opportunity for early- and mid-career professionals to follow a one-year accelerated program in International Affairs; The possibility to specialize in both a master's track and a concentration (regional or thematic); Access to PSIA's regular broad and world-class curriculum offer, as well as dedicated and customised courses; Joining Sciences Po and PSIA's vast, active and international alumni network. Curriculum and structure ... [-]

Master in International Relations - Global Studies

University of Wroclaw
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Poland Wrocław

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. [+]

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 a 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.... [-]


European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR)

University of Oldenburg
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Germany 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 jointly run by three African and four European universities, facilitated by a wider network of partners. [+]

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 ... [-]

Master in International Arbitration

University of Bucharest
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Romania 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 [-]

MSSc in International and European Relations

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

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. [+]

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. ... [-]

Master in International Relations: European Affairs; International Affairs; Forecasting, Innovation and Change; International Criminology

University of Bologna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Bologna

The Master's degree program in International Relations offers methodological skills and advanced disciplinary knowledge to be competitive in the international labor market as international communicators, peacekeepers, reporters and consultants of international projects, actors in diplomatic and international representation offices, policymakers and experts in areas of regional integration. [+]

The Master's degree program in International Relations offers methodological skills and advanced disciplinary knowledge to be competitive in the international labor market as international communicators, peacekeepers, reporters and consultants of international projects, actors in diplomatic and international representation offices, policymakers and experts in areas of regional integration.

The student will be able to deal with problems related to different areas of the world, using theoretical and empirical tools drawn from different disciplines such as economics, law, political science, sociology, history.

Given the historically international vocation of the course of study, the curriculum in Italian International Relations is flanked by four international curricula whose courses are taught entirely in English: European Affairs, International Affairs, Forecasting Innovation and Change, International Criminology.... [-]


Joint Master in Global Economic Governance and Public Affairs

Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE)
Campus Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 Germany Berlin France Nice Italy Rome + 5 more

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 one-year 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. [+]

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 2018 Applied research - Contributing partners ... [-]

Financial Management of Affairs in the European Space

Danubius University
Campus Full time Romania Galați

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. [+]

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. ... [-]

BAC 5 Diploma in Defense, Security and Crisis Management

IRIS Sup'
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 France Paris

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. [+]

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.

objectives

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.... [-]

MA in Energy Politics in Eurasia (ENERPO)

European University at St. Petersburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2019 Russia Saint Petersburg + 1 more

The ENERPO program is designed to meet the growing interest in these challenges and considers the importance of these issues for both policymakers and the energy business. Its innovative curriculum combines the perspectives of energy politics, security studies, and political economy, legal studies and is complemented by first-hand expertise in the Eurasian energy sector from experts featured in the ENERPO Workshop Series. [+]

ENERPO: The key to understanding international affairs in the 21st century

Competition and cooperation over the control of Eurasian natural resources will profoundly influence world politics in the 21st century. Crucial issues include the future of the Russo-European oil & gas trade, Russia’s “energy pivot” to Asia, the recent the LNG and shale gas “revolutions”, the recurring geopolitical crises in the post-Soviet space and the Middle East, the great opportunities and the huge profits generated by the energy sector, the use of “energy weapons” and levers, and the pursuit of environmental and economic sustainability, the sanctions regimes on Russia and Iran, and the current falling world price of oil.... [-]


Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Madrid

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 of Law at Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), through the Center for Legal Innovation in Law. ICADE is probably the most international university in the Spanish with a global network of exchange programs boasting partners of great prestige and reputation. [+]

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.... [-]