Global and European Politics

European School of Political and Social Sciences (Espol)

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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The Global and European Politics Master’s course at European School of Political and Social Sciences (Espol) is an advanced training programme focused on the regulation of contemporary societies in a globalized world. 


There have been important shifts in the locus of governance, towards the European and global levels, as national governments are no longer always able to respond alone to new global challenges such as climate change or international crime.

The European School of Political and Social Sciences (Espol) MA Global and European Politics is a two-year postgraduate degree organized around a core curriculum in the 1rst year (International Public Policy, Global Economic Governance, etc) followed by a specialization (2nd year) around two fields: Food policy and International Security Policy.

Benefits of the Master's Degree

  • Advanced knowledge in policy-making
  • Key areas expertise
  • Career-oriented skills
  • Fluency in 2 or 3 languages

Programme Structure


  • Food Policy

Food constitutes a major policy problem of our today’s world, be it in relation to food production, consumption, trade, nutrition, public health, environment, animal rights, culture, or social justice. 

  • International Security Policy

Armed conflicts, terrorism, climate change, epidemics, and international migrations are all crucial elements of international security policies. The regulation of these issues takes place beyond the authority of nation states and highlights the growing interdependence of actors in world politics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master’s programme is designed as a cohesive two-year course, therefore priority is given to candidates who apply to be admitted in the first year .
  • Candidates must provide: the official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions previously attended, cover letter in English. You can also enclose your foreign languages proficiency certificates and up to two letters of recommendation.

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