Upon completion this Master's Degree course in Area and Global Studies for International Cooperation from University of Turin, students will have acquired advanced knowledge in the fields of international politics and cooperation, in-depth knowledge of the political, economic and social organization of specific geographic areas, with adequate concern for the juridical, historical, cultural, linguistic and anthropological dimensions, as well as interdisciplinary understanding of global processes.
They will have gained the methodological and theoretical tools required to interpret social, economic, territorial, environmental and cultural transformations, and the relevance of the gender dimension in such processes. Finally, they will have acquired the skills required to develop projects of international cooperation, as well as to assess the results and effectiveness of a project, plan or strategy.
To accomplish these purposes, the Master's degree includes additional practical programs and internships opportunities (research centres, central and local administrations, international organizations and non-governmental organizations operating in Italy and abroad, working in the field of cooperation, territorial policies, immigration policies and cultural integration), and uses interactive teaching methods.
These latter include laboratories and workshops (students having to develop a specific product like country studies, sector studies, guidelines for public policies, project evaluation processes), multidisciplinary seminars on global processes and applied-in-nature seminars (students having to apply the methodologies presented during classes to concrete case studies and to the analysis of public policies); international exchanges in the context of Erasmus+ and other cooperation agreements with other universities, that allow students the possibility to prepare their final dissertation abroad and/or to profit from work experiences in institutions and firms operating in other countries.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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