Global and European Politics

European School of Political and Social Sciences (Espol)

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. 

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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

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
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.
54 (required)

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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