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The master’s degree program in International Studies at the University of Siena provides multidisciplinary knowledge of a legal, economic, political, historical and linguistic nature. This knowledge aims to develop the ability to understand and analyze the international dimension of political, economic and social phenomena.

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The acquired competences allow graduates of the master’s degree program in International Studies at the University of Siena  of study to outline and monitor highly complex projects and operational strategies in the fields of international relations, development cooperation and European policies. Typical career opportunities include diplomatic careers, international organizations, community institutions, non-governmental organizations.

Career opportunities

The course prepares for entry into the public administration, community institutions, international organizations, framing their graduates in the professional profile of the diplomat, the international official, the public manager, as well as the company manager.

In the same way, the course prepares for the profession of officer and manager of non-governmental and non-profit organizations, national or international, that deal with international relations, human rights, development cooperation, humanitarian interventions in the areas of crisis.

The typical career opportunities of graduates are:

  • the diplomatic career;
  •  the European institutions;
  • international governmental and non-governmental organizations;
  •  development cooperation bodies;
  •  companies and other private organizations operating internationally (multinationals, banks, insurance companies, trade associations and voluntary organizations);
  •  the ministerial offices, embassies and consulates, cultural institutes abroad;
  •  study and research centers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission to the Master of a graduate who is in possession of a degree awarded by a foreign University or an equivalent foreign institute is evaluated by the Didactic Committee through a case by case assessment, considering the documentation received through online procedures, on the basis of the relevance and consistency of the qualification obtained abroad (and of the entire training course) with the training objectives of the Master, as well as linguistic knowledge.
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year). 

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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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