The Master of Arts in World Politics and International Relations at University of Pavia aims to improve the student’s ability to interpret and analyse the different political systems of the world as outcomes of path dependent economic and political structures and developments. The courses in international studies aim to deepen the student’s understanding of how the interactions among political systems have unfolded in the most important geopolitical settings, and of how they influence contemporary trends in challenging and answering the basic goals of political systems and human security.
Given its interdisciplinary and comparative nature, the Laurea Magistralis in World Politics and International Relations provides students with a broad perspective on current global issues, an understanding of the genesis and the evolution of major international changes, and an ability to recognize and evaluate their theoretical and practical outcomes.
This broad-based training in international affairs offers a solid basis for careers in national diplomatic services, in International Governmental Organizations (including European organizations), and in NGOs, as well as positions for analysts and consultants in internationally oriented private and public companies, public administrations, and research institutes. It also offers the basis for continued university studies at the PhD level.
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- Comparative Politics
- Economic Models of Politics
- History of International Relations
- Comparative History of Government
- Human Rights and International Justice
- Explanatory Models in International Relations
- History of Diplomacy
- Migration and the Law
- Regional Integration and Public Policy
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science View 32 other Masters in International Relations in Italy
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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: demography, economics (not including business studies) and statistics; modern or contemporary history; political studies (including political philosophy); public, private or international law; sociology.
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International3500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA3500 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3500 EUR per year during 24 months.
- Tuition fee for non-EU students who enter Italy with a study visa is based on flat rate and depends on the citizenship.
- If non-EU students come from a family with limited financial resource, they can choose to have their tuition fee calculated according to their family income (from €156,00 to €3.985,00 per year).
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.