Part time Master's Degree in International Cooperation in Europe

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International Cooperation

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

International cooperation is a popular field of study involving the ways in which various countries and organizations attempt to reach common ground. It can involve studying treaties, international law, supranational groups, and other aspects of the world system to gain a better understanding of how agreements are reached.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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MA International Relations

Webster University Leiden
Campus Part time January 2017 Netherlands Leiden

The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. The Master of Arts (MA) in International Relations enables students to analyze the complexities and processes involved in world politics and international affairs. Coursework provides exposure to the key subfields of the discipline and relevant issues such as globalization, human rights, humanitarian action, and economic development. The program can help prepare students to compete for work with a governmental agency, an intergovernmental organization, a nongovernmental organization, or a multinational corporation. This program is also recommended to students planning to pursue a PhD, or an academic career at another institution. Learning Outcomes Students who complete this program will be able to: - Demonstrate a working knowledge of several sub fields of the discipline. - Demonstrate strong research skills. - Critically analyze international events and issues. - Apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs. - Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills. - Develop the requisite skills to seek employment relevant to the field by having the necessary education. Fees Students will be charged a tuition fee of €1,665 per 3-credit course. The INTL program consists of 12 courses in total and the INGO program consists of 13 courses in total. [-]

MA in Intercultural Studies

Aarhus University
Campus 2 years September 2017 Denmark Aarhus

In our increasingly interdependent world, cultural differences shape the everyday life of individuals as well as large corporations. These cultural and linguistic boundaries demand new skills to manage the deterritorialisation of culture, the transnational mobility of both humans and streams of information, and increased interconnectivity through the internet and social media. [+]

INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF GLOBALISATION In our increasingly interdependent world, cultural differences shape the everyday life of individuals as well as large corporations. These cultural and linguistic boundaries demand new skills to manage the deterritorialisation of culture, the transnational mobility of both humans and streams of information, and increased interconnectivity through the internet and social media. The new Intercultural Studies programme offers these skills. The programme prepares students to analyse various different contexts and engage in entrepreneurial activity using their foreign-language skills. Students can choose between five different tracks: Intercultural Studies (English) Intercultural Studies (French) Intercultural Studies (German) Intercultural Studies (Latin America) Intercultural Studies (Spanish and Spanish America) STUDY PROFILE The programme will develop students’ knowledge and skills in languages, intercultural communication and competence, and cultural understanding from the perspective of globalisation. Furthermore, the programme contains elements of project management, including the opportunity for a one-semester internship. Students will study key contemporary themes from a historical perspective within the fields of culture, language and society. The working methods include the study of real-life cases and project-oriented group work. STUDENT LIFE The Faculty of Arts and Aarhus University as a whole organise many events for students including lectures, student fairs, career days, seminars, celebrations and sports days. CAREERS Graduates of the programme are highly valued for their strong intercultural competencies and multilingual projects and processes by both private and public organisations in the international job market. “Do you wonder how the refugee crises and transnational conflicts influence identity constructions nationally as well as at a global level? Do you want to understand how today’s ideological and political arguments draw on past conflicts, and what kind of impact they have? Are you eager to understand how film, visual art and literature help us negotiate our cultural identities and shape our cultural imagination? And do you want to be able to work professionally with intercultural issues in English, French, Spanish or German? If you do, Intercultural Studies is your choice.” HANS LAUGE HANSEN Professor, Department of Communication and Culture/Spanish [-]

Master’s in International Cooperation Policy

Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU)
Campus 2 years April 2017 Japan Beppu

The Asia Pacific region and the international community as a whole are facing many urgent issues which need to be addressed in order to ensure equitable development and sustainable environments. The program provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. Master’s in International Cooperation Policy The master’s program in International Cooperation Policy provides students with policy-oriented and practical advice, drawing on diverse fields to train creative professionals who can understand complex challenges from multiple perspectives and formulate feasible solutions with integrative approaches from global, regional, and local perspectives. Such training will improve practical skills and knowledge to plan, implement and evaluate projects, and thereby contribute to organizations that work closely with and in developing nations. Students can select one of the following five divisions for their specialization: International Public Administration, Public Health Management, Sustainability Science, Tourism and Hospitality and Development Economics. They are required to take analytical foundation courses, core courses on the Asia Pacific region, division-specific courses and research-oriented seminar courses. Additionally, numerous seminars and workshops are organized throughout the year. There are many opportunities for students to participate in the exchange of ideas, information and expertise with academics, experts, business executives, policy makers, and senior administrators. Students must submit a master’s thesis or research report in order to complete their degree. Divisions International Public Administration (IPA) The International Public Administration (IPA) division is aimed at providing knowledge and skills to those who are interested in pursuing an advanced career in national and international governmental organizations. This division enables students to improve professional and practical skills to manage and evaluate administrative operations and policies in national, regional and global settings. The major subjects in this division relate to international organizations, international cooperation policy and public administration, and form the foundation on which each student can further build a more focused study depending on their intended policy field. Major Subjects Disaster Relief and Rehabilitation Special Studies (International Public Administration) International Public Administration International Organizations Project Management Planning and Evaluation Community Development Public Health Management (PHM) The Public Health Management (PHM) division teaches students three fundamental skills: skills in managing the budget, finance, economics and accounting of healthcare costs; skills in epidemiology, health statistics and research methodology as well as information management; and skills in public health, mainly preventive medicine and environmental health. This division puts emphasis on the economics and financial as well as administrative management of healthcare services at both the public and private sectors, while preserving the standard foundations of conventional public health education. Moreover, it encourages students at an early stage to focus on healthcare case studies that relate to significant issues in the Asia Pacific region. They may start by reviewing current health issues as reflected in papers, and by raising research questions with policy implications from the very beginning. This aspect of teaching and research is looked upon as a strategic approach throughout the whole length of the program. Major Subjects Environmental Health Healthcare Finance Biostatistics Healthcare Economics Public Health Essentials Epidemiology Bioinformatics Sustainability Science (SS) The Sustainability Science (SS) division focuses on the application of science for achieving the goals of sustainable development. This division analyzes the planning and implementation of policies and actions that deal with the relationship between society and nature with the ultimate goal to create a sustainable future for all. Study involves the scientific understanding of society-nature interactions; linking research with policy and actions; generating new knowledge, tools and techniques; and enhancing scientific and institutional capability for promoting sustainability and resilience. Students are expected to gain a holistic perspective, integrative skills and interdisciplinary knowledge as they engage in analyzing and managing particular problems and issues of population-resource-technology-institution interactions. Major Subjects Environment and Natural Resources Conservation Advanced Environmental Geosciences Environmental Policy, Law and Administration Environmental Economics Urban Sustainability Industrial Ecology Special Studies (Sustainability Science) Tourism and Hospitality (TH) Tourism is a fast growing economic sector that transforms societies and communities in the Asia Pacific region. The Tourism and Hospitality (TH) division looks at various aspects of mass tourism and alternative tourism and the economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts on societies and communities. The division also studies the theory and practice of hospitality management as it relates to the tourism, service, health and welfare industries. The knowledge and academic/professional skills obtained from our division will be useful for a wide variety of employment opportunities in government service, international organizations and private corporations, as well as to further study. Major Subjects Tourism Economics Cultural and Heritage Tourism Environmental Tourism Community Based Tourism Health and Wellness Tourism Special Studies (Tourism and Hospitality) Tourism Policy and Planning Development Economics (DE) The Development Economics (DE) division is aimed at those who are interested in the socio-economic issues of the developing world. Study in this division enables students to improve their critical and analytical skills in many areas of development economics, including industrial development, social development, political development, rural development and poverty alleviation. Students are also able to enhance their professional and practical skills related to international development. This division also aims to enhance the development of research skills in this field for those wishing to pursue further study. The knowledge and skills obtained will provide a wide variety of employment opportunities in international organizations, national and local governments, international development agencies, NGOs and development consultancy firms. Major Subjects Development Economics Macroeconomics Development Finance Comparative Economic Development Microeconomics Community Development Special Studies (Development Economics) For further information regarding the Master’s in Asia Pacific Studies, please visit: http://en.apu.ac.jp/home/study/content27/ ... [-]

Master in International Development Studies

Palacky University
Campus 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Olomouc

The aim of the International Development Studies program in English is to prepare professionals for careers in development policy and practice. The duration of the program is 2 years. Students will be awarded the title of “Magister”, abbreviated as “Mgr.” which is equivalent to the Master of Science (M.Sc.). [+]

Palacký University Olomouc Palacký University, established in 1573, is one of the leading centres of teaching and research in the Czech Republic. It comprises eight faculties at the present time and offers degrees in a wide range of disciplines, including medicine and other natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, as well as legal education. In the recent years, one of the highest priorities of the University is to strengthen international cooperation with other higher education institutions. Up to date, more than 1 700 international students study at Palacký University. Palacký University is located in historical but dynamic city of Olomouc. The town itself is very old and picturesque and it is surrounded by sports facilities and nature. The city of Olomouc is well-known for its high density of university students: over 24 000 students in the city of 100 000 inhabitants make Olomouc the city with the highest density of university students in Central Europe. International Development Studies (IDS) is a graduate two-year full-time program designed not only for students with development studies background but also for students and practitioners from related fields who are interested in international development. The program provides students with key knowledge and skills for a deeper understanding of problems affecting developing countries, including the skills for qualitative and quantitative research. The aim of the IDS is to prepare professionals for careers in development policy and practice. Upon successful completion of the programme students will be equipped to work in the field of international development in public sector, private industry, as well as in governmental and non-governmental organizations at both national and international levels. Students can also find the opportunity to work as experts in projects run in low-income countries, especially organizing and administering the projects both in the donor and in the target country, in diplomatic service, or in academic sector. A plenty of scholarships and international opportunities are available to IDS students. The Merit Scholarship and Master Course Scholarship for Foreigners are granted to students with very good study results, while Vavroušek and Mobility Scholarships are designed to support internships and student research projects in the field of development cooperation. The Department of Development Studies is currently cooperating with more than twenty universities within the ERASMUS+ and ERASMUS MUNDUS programs. ERASMUS program financially supports and makes possible carrying out a part of students' study program at a university in another European country. The department also offers field trips to developing regions or to international institutions and international development organisations. [-]

Master in Global Marketing and International Business Relations

Marconi University
Campus 12 months October 2017 Italy Rome

The Master in International Business Relations responds to this need for modernization in the international arena and to align one self to the requirements expressed by these new trends. The training program intends to develop skilled professionals capable of making the best use of the tools and methods needed to operate in an increasingly dynamic and global environment, such as the international markets. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. The phenomenon of Globalization has had a significant effect on the international marketplace, as ever imposing technological advancements facilitate transnational relations between vastly diverse nations and markets. As a consequence, corporate strategy has been faced with the task of adapting accordingly. The Master in International Business Relations responds to this need for modernization in the international arena and to align one self to the requirements expressed by these new trends. The training program intends to develop skilled professionals capable of making the best use of the tools and methods needed to operate in an increasingly dynamic and global environment, such as the international markets. Through the Master program, students will achieve a thorough understanding of economic, financial, strategic, marketing and communication scenarios that influence and regulate market trends and international affairs. Particular attention is devoted to the interdisciplinary approach, a key feature of International Business Relations. Elements of the economics and science of diplomacy are intertwined with law and sociology, as well as communication and geopolitics. A student is granted a Master’s degree after successfully defending his or her final thesis in front of a panel of judges. Grading is based on a scale of 0-110; 66 is the passing grade and students who obtain full marks of 110 may also be awarded ‘summa cum laude’ (110 e lode). The final thesis of the Master’s program, intended to assess the technical, scientific and professional preparation and competences of the student, requires the completion, discussion and presentation of a written project work during the dissertation. The Master program is composed of 4 modules, and concludes with a final exam. Module 1 – International business - MIBR_M1 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The programme aims to fully prepare the students for the international business world transferring knowledge and competences tailored to company requirements. The main objective is to turn academic experience and theoretical knowledge into a professional, multi-cultural experience. The participants will develop exactly the right skills needed to work proactively in international management and to develop an international career. Module 2 – International marketing - MIBR_M2 CFU/ECTS 12 – US QC 9 This area will present an overview of the unique aspects of marketing in the international business environment and provide the framework upon which multinational marketing management can be based. The lessons will introduce students to the international market environment and the principles underlying the development and implementation of marketing strategies across and within foreign countries. Module 3 – International law - MIBR_M3 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 The objectives of the module mainly consist in providing, as its primary goal, a basic formation as broad and complete as possible, in the various subjects in which the domains of international and European Union law are articulated. The students will acquire high methodological skills in legal analysis, comparative research in the context of international trade law and international tax law, in the analysis of legal sources peculiar to the European tax law, in order to the carry out analysis, evaluation, integration and development of European tax systems and European taxation. Module 4 – International relations - MIBR_M4 CFU/ECTS 18 – US QC 13,5 This course aims at reviewing four basic topics. The first one refers to geo-politics and the focus is on aspects such as globalization and its role in international businesses, the role of trade agreements and multilateral organizations within the G8, and the relation between trade and the environment. The second one focuses on the history and sociology of international relations in the period following World War I. The third topic refers to the history of contemporary political thought starting from the early decades of the 20th century; the focus is on the contributions made by leading scholars such as H. Arendt, H. Marcuse and J. Rawls. The last topic is about international cooperation policies as developed and implemented by international organizations such as the United Nations and its agencies, the European Union and the World Bank. Learning Objectives At the end of this program, the student will be able to: explain how the economic, financial, strategic, marketing and communication scenarios affect international affairs and market trends; understand the impact of economics, the science of diplomacy, law, sociology, communication and geopolitics on international business relations; focus on the evolution of the relationship between states and markets, international institutions and geo-economic politics. Outcomes and Professional Profile At the conclusion of the Master in Global Marketing and International Business Relations, graduates will be capable of operating in multinational companies and international organizations, both public and private. They will have developed the necessary skills and competences for effective intervention, and also a practical expertise to be applied to scenarios of real-world business, in relation to an international context. The possible careers that await the Global Marketing and International Business Relations specialist are as follows: Export Manager Operator in international organizations (governmental or non) International Trade Technician International Relations for private companies or institutions Operator in the field of economic and financial communication Various positions in multinational companies, government agencies or global institutions [-]

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

International University of Languages and Media
Campus 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 € [-]

MSSc in International and European Relations

Linköping University
Campus 2 years August 2017 Sweden Linköping

The master’s 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. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. The master’s 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. Programme description The master’s 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 The curriculum consists of topics ranging from international law and security, to European institutions and Europe’s external relations, theories of international relations and organisation, foreign policy analysis, contemporary issues of international governance, and research design and methodology. During the third term, students have the option of either taking courses with a general focus on international and global governance, or to pursue a guided internship with an organisation of relevance for international or European relations. By the end of the programme students will have developed an independent critical approach to complex global, and specifically European, issues. Furthermore, students will gain the skills and knowledge to contribute actively to important developments, either as practitioners or as researchers. Students will also be able to: Understand the history, theory and contemporary implications of international and European relations, as well as the forces that drive developments Acquire the tools to reflect upon and analyse the dynamics of contemporary international and European relations Develop an in-depth understanding of issues regarding international governance and their significance Independently design a research question, conduct inquiries and then report on scientific matters within international and European relations. The programme staff are engaged in research concerning international theory and the development of international norms and institutions, European security and foreign relations, regional development, political economy, federalism, policy analysis and political theory. Career opportunities The programme prepares students for a professional career in governmental institutions and in international public organisations, as well as in the private and non-governmental sectors. Graduates from the programme can be found today in such institutions, working with various aspects from running policy programmes to scientific research. The courses also provide a solid foundation for further studies and research within European and international studies. [-]

Masters in Comparative International Relations

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus 2 years October 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. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page 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 [-]

Degree In International Relations

University of Cagliari
Campus 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 ... [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. 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). [-]

European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations (EMMIR)

University of Oldenburg
Campus 2 years September 2017 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 organsiations on the regional, national and international level provide significant assistance for student internships and graduate's employment. The quality of the programme is constantly evaluated by an international board of experts. EMMIR is a unique study programme focusing on migration through an intercultural approach. It provides profound theoretical skills in migration studies combined with field work in Europe and Africa. It is designed as a multidisciplinary programme that addresses important contemporary issues in an emerging field of study. EMMIR includes study periods in both Europe and Africa. Students' mobility is understood as a key to mutual understanding of different views and cultures of migration and movement and will sharpen intercultural sensitivity. EMMIR students become acquainted with different cultures and academic traditions and gain knowledge about migration issues in internships. They will gain profound skills and specialise in of the four programme foci, this will provide them with excellent chances for employment in national and international governmental and private sector organisations or in academia. Graduates will be awarded a joint degree by the EMMIR partner universities. Background In the 21st century, migration processes - multidirectional in their spatial as well as social and cultural structure - increasingly contribute to the shaping of societies. Consequently, the presence of migrants adds emphasis to intercultural relations and intercultural communication, which are of key concern for social cohesion. Arguably, migration and globalisation may be considered twin processes. They contest concepts of the nation state, including territoriality and citizenship, and direct attention to questions of social justice and human rights, peace and conflict. They also lead to the emergence of new concepts of identity and transnational social spaces. Answers to policy questions linked to phenomena as diverse as voluntary and forced migration, internal displacement and transcontinental flows, movement of unskilled labourers and brain drainers need differentiated investigation and evaluation as well as complex negotiation. Content EMMIR responds to this rising importance by providing state of the art education in theoretical concepts, empirical methods and transdisciplinary approaches to migration studies. Teaching and research in EMMIR will address issues that currently rank highly on the global agenda - and need expertise on transnational, transcultural and transdisciplinary level. Migration and mobility, flight, displacement and refuge - globally and (supra)nationally discussed primarily on a policy level - touch decisive dimensions in economic and social development, demography, international relations, political theory and cultural cooperation, to name some, not all of the key areas. Sustainable answers bridging the interests of nation states (incl. their welfare systems and labour markets) with human rights, democratic values and globality have yet to be found. Research on intercultural relations and intercultural communication is closely linked to these questions and frequently key to the understanding of problems and conflict. The curriculum takes into account all forms of migration and displacement. Related issues to be addressed are intercultural conflict resolution mechanisms, multi cultural governance issues and global/regional integration. Foci The two key terms of reference for this study programme are migration and intercultural relations. Migration is understood here as encompassing all forms of international migration, voluntary as well as forced movements. Internal displacement, prominent especially in African contexts, will also be addressed. Intercultural relations include not only communication and other forms of interaction between the majority and resident minorities/diasporic communities within nation states but also interethnic relations in the (inter-)national arena and beyond nation states - including multinational settings and concepts such as multiculturalism or cosmopolitanism. There are four programme foci: - Gender - Development - Representation - Education The foci serve as the foundation students use to develop their individual specialisation and profile, e.g. by combining them with a geographic focus involving one or more of the countries in the partnership, potentially also linked to individual language skills. Qualification EMMIR, combining the expertise of European and African universities, strongly encourages students to critically evaluate the existing body of knowledge and to conduct their own research projects. Students will have the benefits and challenge of an international learner group where participants' different backgrounds will in itself offer valuable intercultural perspectives for the study of migration. EMMIR aims at training young academics that contribute to improved information about the dynamics of migration and will become new professionals, consciously combining their specific national/regional/ institutional situatedness and tasks with transnational perspectives, in the specific context of this programme primarily in Europe and Africa. In order to train for a labour market demanding flexibility, self-motivation and problem-solving skills, the didactics of EMMIR are built around the idea that young professionals need state of the art, in-depth-knowledge in their field plus the tools to present and negotiate, to apply and to conceptualise, to cooperate, administrate and to manage. In cooperation with numerous actors and institutions in the field (associates and others) students will be exposed to specific labour market segments, they gather experience that can be actively linked to the study programme and their specialisation. The cross-cutting aim is to promote problem solving skills and the ability of knowledge transfer. Graduates will be qualified to pursue doctoral studies or employment in national and international governmental and non-governmental institutions dealing with migration, intercultural competence and education, in particular intersecting with development issues and/or gender issues. Language The language of instruction is English, but students will be encouraged to enhance bi- or multilingual language skills. EMMIR builds on and supports multilinguality by offering language courses and by its mobility path. Students are encouraged and supported to expose themselves to different cultural and economic settings in Europe and Africa. Mobility and Specialisation EMMIR combines the mobility of the full cohort with individual research mobility and specialisation. The mobility path serves two purposes. On the one hand it exposes students to different migration policies, various approaches to intercultural relations, several academic institutions and economic, social and cultural settings that are shaping migration processes as well as migrants’ experiences. On the other hand it allows students to develop individual research foci - drawing on the expertise of all involved partners and their specialisation in a decentralised way. EMMIR mobility path enhances: - to focus on ‘major’ nations in global migration e.g. Germany or Sudan (as the largest African nation with major forced migration and internal displacement), - to focus on intercultural relations/migration issues in small nations and young nation states (Europe, Africa); - to specialize in comparative research on two or more of the involved countries, and/or drawing on the expertise and access to selected partner networks, - to specialize in overarching questions, e.g. research on global migration - drawing on EMMIR as a network of networks. Degree The Consortium will award graduates a joint degree by all seven universities in accordance with Bologna criteria. Student graduation ceremonies will take place in Oldenburg annually in September. EMMIR is based at the the School of Linguistics and Cultural Studies. A variety of research centered Master programs are offered by the institutes in the same faculty, which secures the high quality of both curriculum and scholars in English and German. [-]

Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation

Sapienza University of Rome
Campus 2 years October 2017 Italy Rome

The Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation - Economics for Development (LM-28209) provides students with an advanced understanding of a variety of fields (including sociology, economics, political science, history and law) and the tools that are necessary to analyse and interpret the social, economic, juridical and institutional contexts that characterise developing countries. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. The Masters Programme in Development and International Cooperation - Economics for Development (LM-28209) provides students with an advanced understanding of a variety of fields (including sociology, economics, political science, history and law) and the tools that are necessary to analyse and interpret the social, economic, juridical and institutional contexts that characterise developing countries. The programme addresses the evaluation and management of international cooperation programmes in terms of politics, economy, finance, health and law. Political and economic globalization calls for new professional figures that are capable of understanding, assessing and managing the social, cultural and economic challenges that await us. The competences and tools needed to analyse and operate in this context require a vast multi-disciplinary understanding of the international scenario.The Masters Programme also focuses on the methodologies employed by bi- and multi-lateral cooperation organisations to develop programmes and peace missions. The programme provides students with the competences necessary to: Conceive, draft, implement and direct integrated cooperation programmes and projects for development; Monitor and evaluate projects and programmes; Work in fluent English (both written and spoken) and provides a good working knowledge of French, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic; Employ communication and information management tools.onceive, draft, implement and direct integrated cooperation programmes and projects for development; Monitor and evaluate projects and programmes; Work in fluent English (both written and spoken) and provides a good working knowledge of French, Spanish, Chinese or Arabic; Employ communication and information management tools. [-]

Master in World Politics and International Relations

University of Pavia
Campus 2 years September 2017 Italy Pavia

The <strong>two-year taught Master (Laurea Magistralis) in World Politics and International Relations</strong> is designed to help you analyse the major issues arising out of these processes. Whether you are aiming at a career in national or international public services, in non-governmental organizations or in the private sector, you need a multidisciplinary approach to grasp the key issues. [+]

Our world is united and fragmented. Common links and challenges bind the international community together, while political phenomena are increasingly driven by regional dynamics and by conflicting national perspectives on security, wealth and identity. Globalization is still on the move along with processes of regional integration and the proliferation of new states. Military power is still concentrated at the state level, but is also becoming available to non-state actors. Technologies and information spread globally, and are variously transformed into forces for cooperation and conflict. The two-year taught Master (Laurea Magistralis) in World Politics and International Relations is designed to help you analyse the major issues arising out of these processes. Whether you are aiming at a career in national or international public services, in non-governmental organizations or in the private sector, you need a multidisciplinary approach to grasp the key issues. How are foreign policy and domestic policy related? Is regime change necessarily inconsistent with political stability? Under what conditions can power be tamed in contemporary international relations? To answer these questions, you need expertise in political science. Are contemporary international relations more or less conflict-driven than in the past? How, exactly, did the current international system arise? How did we get from Statecraft to “Globecraft”? To address contemporary challenges you need expertise in contemporary history. Is international law just a set of formal rules, or does it impact on the content of international relations? How are human rights promoted or enforced internationally? Are Mercosur and Nafta comparable to the European Union? To answer questions like these, you need regional and international expertise not only in politics but also in law. And what exactly is a human right? And what would a more just international order look like, if it were possible? To make informed judgements in these areas, you need a solid grounding in ethics. Following the long-established Italian tradition of “Political Sciences”, this Master will help you to acquire advanced skills in comparative analysis, to sharpen your analytical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. Multidisciplinary approach “Political sciences” is a multidisciplinary form of study peculiar to a limited number of European countries, most notably Italy and France (scienze politiche, sciences politiques). The “political sciences” (in the plural) include political science (in the singular), but also the other social sciences (economics and sociology), together with history, and law. These other “sciences” count as “political” insofar as they focus on political phenomena, making political science a central discipline through which the other disciplines relate to one another. Pavia has produced and hosted a number of nationally and internationally renowned scholars in the political sciences. The political and legal theorist Bruno Leoni, the economist Libero Lenti, and the historian Carlo Maria Cipolla are among the figures who have established pioneering and leading schools of research at Pavia. As well as including prominent researchers in Western and European comparative politics, history, law, economics and sociology, Political Sciences at Pavia also boasts particular strengths in the study of African and Asian history and politics, and in the teaching of the Arabic, Chinese and Japanese languages. Minimal entry requirements A first (at least three-year) degree covering one or more of the humanities or social sciences and including at least 36 credits (ECTS or international equivalent) in one or more of the following areas: politics; sociology; modern or contemporary history; public, private or international law; demography; economics (not including business studies). For students taking their first degree at an Italian University, these disciplinary areas are given official classifications. The admissions committee has no discretion regarding these classifications. Proficiency in the English language at the level of the European standard C1. Candidates are strongly advised (though not on pain of exclusion) to submit one of the following English language certificates with their application (this point does not apply to students who have completed a course of higher education in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, USA, or UK, or who can demonstrate, by means of certification from the relevant university, that their previous degree was taught and examined in English): TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT), with a score of at least 90; TOEFL Paper-based test (PBT), with a score of at least 570; IELTS (Academic version), with a score of at least 6.5; Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), Grade C with a score of 67; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), Grade C. Candidates without an English language certificate at the time of application may be asked to do so as a condition for enrollment. Applicants taking their first degree at an Italian University must have acquired at least 150 credits by the relevant application deadline. Applicants need to satisfy the admissions committee not only that they meet these minimal requirements but also that their knowledge and academic abilities are of a sufficiently high level to undertake the proposed course of study. To this end, the admissions committee will assess applicants’ academic qualifications (both overall and in the relevant disciplines), their academic potential in the relevant fields, and their level of English. Academic potential will be assessed in part through an interview (by skype or in person) held shortly after the relevant application deadline. Application deadlines Prospective students wishing to enroll in the degree program in September 2015 should apply by one of the following deadlines: First deadline: 19 March 2016; Second deadline: 19 May 2016; Third deadline: 14 July 2016 (open only to Italian and other EU applicants); Fourth deadline: 12 September 2016! (open only to Italian and other EU applicants; Non-EU applicants must apply by either the March or May deadline. Italian and other EU applicants may apply at any one of the three deadlines. Non-EU applicants are advised to apply earlier rather than later, given the time needed to obtain a study visa and the competitive nature of the application process. Non-EU applicants applying to the degree program at the second of the above deadlines (in May) should consider beginning their visa application (at the Italian Embassy) beforehand, or simultaneously. Deadlines for visa applications can vary. For more precise information, we strongly advise applicants to contact the Italian Embassy in their own country as soon as possible. All applicants will be interviewed shortly after the relevant application deadline, either in person (in Pavia), or by skype. In the latter case, interviews must use the video as well as the audio facility. The interview is an integral part of the selection procedure and will include questions designed to assess applicants’ analytical, argumentative, and critical abilities. The interview will not normally presuppose specialist knowledge in particular disciplines. The admissions committee will inform all applicants by email of the outcome of the application procedure. Successful applicants will then be supplied with further information about the enrollment process. Please note that applications for academic year 2016-2017 are now open. Please consult the page "How to apply" on the WPIR website . For further information please refer to the website or send an email to wpir@unipv.it [-]

Master Degree Course in Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations

University of Catania
Campus 2 years October 2017 Italy Catania

GLOPEM - Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations - is a two-year full-time programme entirely taught in English. It offers an advanced training program to people eager to analyze how European and global institutions tackle the challenges set by the recent acceleration of the process of globalization, and the increased interdependence of societies, markets, and states; to sharpen their analytical and critical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. GLOPEM - Global Politics and Euro-Mediterranean Relations - is a two-year full-time programme entirely taught in English. It offers an advanced training program to people eager to analyze how European and global institutions tackle the challenges set by the recent acceleration of the process of globalization, and the increased interdependence of societies, markets, and states; to sharpen their analytical and critical reasoning, and to approach world politics from a genuinely multidisciplinary perspective. GLOPEM innovative feature is the association of global politics, European governance, and Euro-Mediterranean relations. Focus is on global institutions, policies and issues, global justice, EU policy-making and governance, and key Mediterranean issues. GLOPEM offers also the Double Degree Programme with the University of Liège. Admission A. Requirements Candidates are required to: - Have earned an undergraduate degree in a three-year Bachelor course in the area of Social and Human Studies. - Candidates who are still studying during the admission process may be given a conditional offer subject to the completion of their degree requirements by 30 November 2014 or 10 March 2015. - Have knowledge of English certified by an international certification, or proved by an exam passed in the Bachelor degree course (Italian grade 27/30 or a grade equivalent to level B1 of the Council of Europe scale). B. Colloquium All candidates are enrolled to the Master upon passing the admission colloquium. The colloquium is about the student motivation, interest and knowledge about the object of the Master programme. Core modules First year ENGLISH LANGUAGE EU PUBLIC POLICIES GLOBAL HISTORY AND NORTH AFRICA HISTORY HUMAN RIGHTS: HISTORICAL AND THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES MEDITERRANEAN POLITICS METHODOLOGY OF POLITICAL RESEARCH WORLD INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES Second year COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ECONOMY AND SOCIAL POLICY ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS [-]

Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with the London School of Economics)

Sciences Po
Campus 2 years September 2017 France Paris United Kingdom London + 1 more

Sciences Po and LSE, both APSIA (Association of Professional School of International Affairs) members, decided to come together to offer graduate students a dual degree in international relations, the Double Degree in International Affairs. [+]

Master in International Affairs (Dual Degree with the London School of Economics) Dual Degree - London School of Economics A High Standard Programme Sciences Po and LSE, both APSIA (Association of Professional School of International Affairs) members, decided to come together to offer graduate students a dual degree in international relations, the Double Degree in International Affairs, leading to a Master's degree from Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po and either the MSc in International Relations or the MSc in International Political Economy from LSE, thus uniting their efforts in an area they both excel in. This specific 2-year programme is based on mutual recognition of the curriculum and the research focus at each school. It offers a top-level education in the area of international affairs to participating students, giving them the opportunity to develop a top-level career in private, public or international sector. Students enrol at both institutions and can thus benefit from a wider Alumni network. Spanning a wide range of disciplines and bilingual teaching (in French and English), this selective programme offers courses in international relations, social sciences, and law, with a professional focus. Provided all credits have been achieved in both institutions, students will graduate with a Master de Sciences Po and an MSc in International Relations or International Political Economy from the LSE. Programme of studies The Dual Degree Sciences Po – LSE in International Affairs runs for two academic years: the first year will be spent at Sciences Po and the second at LSE. Students remain enrolled in both institutions for the duration of the programme and therefore benefit from all students’ services (access to library, student unions, career services etc). The courses are multi disciplinary, and students will choose among International Relations, History, Economics, Law, and Political Science with an international focus. Assessment will be the same as for the other students enrolled in the host school. Final graduation will depend on satisfying the requirements of both years of the programme. Therefore, students receive a temporary graduation in July at Sciences Po and graduate in October of Year 2, providing they have completed the requirements of Year 2 at LSE and achieved the requisite number of credit points. Studies: Year 1 at Sciences Po During the first year at Sciences Po, students may join one of the following three master’s programs at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA): Master in International Economic Policy Master in International Public Management Master in International Security Students may also join one the three following master’s programs at Sciences Po: Master in European Affairs Master in Public Policy Master in Urban Policy Students will take 60 credits at Sciences Po. Studies: Year 2 at the LSE The second year runs from October until September of the following year. It comprises three terms including the summer period for completion of the 10,000-word dissertation. Students will enrol in either the MSc in International Relations or the MSc in International Political Economy. Admissions Application process Candidates to the dual degree apply through Sciences Po’s website: http://www.sciencespo.fr/admissions/en/content/graduate-dual-degrees Eligibility The dual degree is open to all candidates worldwide. Applicants do not have to be already enrolled at Sciences Po or LSE to apply for the dual degree. Tuition fees Students must pay the tuition fees applicable in their host institution (Sciences Po for Year 1 and LSE for year 2). This is a dual degree with the London School of Economics. [-]

Master Degree in European Union Policies and Territorial Cooperation

University of Minho - Institute of Social Sciences
Campus 4 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

The 2nd cycle of studies in European Policies and Territorial Cooperation is an official master's degree recognized in the European Higher Education Area, and it results from a partnership between the Institute of Social Sciences and the School of Economics and Management of University of Minho. [+]

Top Part time Masters in International Cooperation in Europe. Academic degree: Master ECTS: 90 Duration: 3 curricular semesters Regime: After Working Hours Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Political Science, International Relations, Sociology The 2nd cycle of studies in European Policies and Territorial Cooperation is an official master's degree recognized in the European Higher Education Area, and it results from a partnership between the a partnership between the Institute of Social Sciences and the School of Economics and Management of University of Minho. With support from the European Centre for Transboundary Excellence, this master program aims to contribute to further development and updating of knowledge on EU policies and territorial cooperation, with special attention to the Euroregion Galicia-North of Portugal in their social, economic, political, administrative and cultural dimensions. [-]