This programme is the only one in Italy focused on International Relations that provides you with a rich understanding of international law and economics while deepening your knowledge of languages and foreign cultures.
It immerses you in linguistic and cultural studies regarding Europe, Asia and the Atlantic world, something Ca’ Foscari has done since its founding in 1868, and empowers you to explore, understand and analyse international relations through juridical, economic, historical and political lenses.
By the end of the Comparative International Relations - Curriculum in European Union Studies programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice , you will be able to fluently communicate in both English and a second language as well as elaborate coherent strategies aimed at solving problems on an international scale.
Launching your career
As a graduate with an in-depth understanding of the complex dynamics of international relations as well as a nuanced familiarity with a specific geographic area, you will be prepared to assume a position of responsibility at businesses and organisations operating in international markets, local government and regional bodies, or at national and international institutes, agencies, foundations and study centres.
Career opportunities can be found in the following fields, among others:
- Public relations consultancy
- Journalism and broadcasting
- International marketing
- Image management
- Public service
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The two-year study programme equips you with a solid linguistic training as well as a familiarity with international law and economics through a combination of course work, a thesis and a curricular internship, which can be carried out in Italy or abroad.You have 5 study paths, or curricula, to choose from, two of which are taught exclusively in English:
- European Union Studies (ENG)
- Global studies (ENG)
- Americas (ITA)
- East Asian (ITA)
- Eastern Europe (ITA)
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
There are five admission rounds for admission in the fall of 2021, so earlier the round in which you apply, the sooner you'll find out if you have been accepted
DisciplinesInternational Relations European Studies View 15 other Masters in European Studies in Italy
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To be eligible for admission, you must satisfy certain curricular requirements. You therefore must have completed 36 ECTS in specific study areas, including Economics, Law, Political Science, Social Science and History.
- You need a certified B2-level knowledge of English.
- A Teaching Committee assesses your CV to make sure you have adequate personal preparation. In addition, you must declare a B1-level knowledge of ONE of the following languages: French, German, Portuguese, Russian or Spanish.
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International2100 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA2061 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2061 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
To make education as affordable as possible to all, Ca' Foscari offers tuition fee reductions to students coming from non-OECD countries, with fees sometimes as low as 700 euro per year. Contact us for more information.
For high-achieving international students, Ca' Foscari offers:
- renewable tuition fee waivers
- one-time scholarships of €5,000
The regional government also offers financial aid for international students from low-income families for which you can apply after enrolment.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.