• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Second Cycle Degree Programme (Laurea Magistrale) in International Studies (LM-52) taught at University of Siena provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge in the areas of law, economics, political science, sociology, history and languages. 


Acquired competencies during the International Studies programme from University of Siena, allow graduates to analyze political, economic and social phenomena on an international scale and to reflect on the complexity of the contemporary world. 

Graduates are well suited for high-level positions in national and international companies, agencies, organizations and institutions, both public and private.

The specialization in European Studies aims to provide students with cultural, communicative and methodological abilities in the following fields: history, economics, law, political science, linguistics. 

These skills are designed to help students develop their ability to understand and analyze the international dimension of contemporary political, economic and social phenomena. 

This Master’s programme focuses on European Union politics and economy, its institutional evolution, its role as a key actor on the global scene. Acquiring analytical tools, institutional knowledge and comparative analysis abilities, the students will be able to understand, evaluate and manage the major issues, challenges and perspectives relating to contemporary European societies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • European macroeconomics 
  • European Union Politics
  • Environmental Economics
  • European Human rights protection
  • EU language
  • Comparative Politics
  • Contemporary European History

            Detailed Programme Facts

            English Language Requirements

            This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

            Academic Requirements

            • International students can apply to Italian Universities only if they have an educational qualification that allows them to enroll. 
            • This qualification of secondary education has to be awarded after a study period of at least 12 years. 
            • If the educational qualification has been awarded in less than 12 years, it has to be accompanied by the academic certification of the examinations taken or a post-secondary title to compensate for any missing years of secondary education.

            Tuition Fee

            • International

              4700 EUR/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
            • EU/EEA

              4700 EUR/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 4700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
            We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
            Based on family income and merit

            Living costs for Siena

            • 600 - 950 EUR/month
              Living Costs

            The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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