Master's Degrees in International Relations in Italy

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Studying International Relations

International relations refer to political principles and processes as well as foreign affairs and relations between different countries. International relations systematically explore themes such as government and state, political behaviour, economic issues in local and international government systems. Graduates can work in government or diplomatic institutions as public affairs consultants, local government officers, or politicians.

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Studying in Italy

Italy is a highly-developed country with the 7th-highest GDP and the 17th-highest Human Development Index rating in the world. It is a member of the G8 and a founding member of what is now the European Union (having signed the Treaty of Rome in 1957), of the Council of Europe and of the Western European Union.

35 International Relations Master's degrees in Italy

Master Cultural and Digital Diplomacy

The Master in Cultural and Digital Diplomacy at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is primarily addressed to students with professional or semi-professional experience in Arts, Culture, Diplomatic Institutions, who want to deepen their knowledge in these fields with an international strategic approach.

ALMED - Arts and Philosophy
Master Advanced European Studies

Understanding the mechanisms that regulate the delicate process of European integration and learning to live and work in international contexts are among the main targets of the European College of Parma Foundation through the Diploma and University Master in Advanced European Studies. 

Master International Cooperation and Development

The ASERI Master's Course in International Cooperation and Development at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore offers a privileged framework for interdisciplinary analysis of the global situation, and for exploring tentative solutions to the world problems, through the coordinated efforts of governmental and non-governmental actors.

Master International Relations

The Master in International Relations at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is an innovative program developed for graduates wanting to deepen their knowledge in the field of International Relations. Distinguished faculty and top level professionals make the Master a unique experience.

M.Sc. European Project Planning and Management

The Master in European Project Planning and Management offers the participants a truly international experience. Since 2012, indeed, graduate students of 40 nationalities were involved. Internships are organized in 20 different countries throughout Europe. The objective is to provide participants with the skills to work in the field of international cooperation through the use of European funds.

International Programmes
Master Public and Cultural Diplomacy

Built on the experiences of various faculty members who were involved and active in cultural diplomacy and scientific projects, the Public and Cultural Diplomacy - Public Diplomacy programme taught at University of Siena is made up of students with diverse backgrounds, from social sciences to the humanities.

Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences
Master International Studies

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. 

Department of Political and International Sciences
M.A. Human Rights and Multi-level Governance

The MA programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance at University of Padova is a contribution to developing a universal culture of human rights such as highlighted by Unesco and the United Nations. Accordingly, it has a strong policy- and action-oriented approach. 

School of Economics and Political Sciences
Master European Integration and Global Studies - Advanced European and International Studies

The European Integration and Global Studies - Advanced European and International Studies offered by the Centre international de formation européenne - CIFE aims to educate the next generation of Policy Officers in European & International Organisations by giving them an overarching vision of the political, social, economic, and cultural challenges of the world.

IE·EI - Institut Européen·European Institute
M.A. International Politics and Markets

International Politics and Markets is a second cycle degree programme of the University of Bologna which aims at preparing experts able to analyze the relationship between states and markets through comparative studies and international awareness.

School of Political Sciences
M.Sc. Master in International Security Studies - MISS

The MISS is offered jointly by the School of International Studies from University of Trento and the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa). The programme allows students to acquire a deep understanding of the main challenges posed to security in our globalized society providing them with the skills required to evaluate responses from national actors and the international community.  

Faculty of Science
M.B.A. International Business

In a global marketplace undergoing economic instability and regulatory change, international business knowledge is becoming increasingly vital. This, in turn, is fueling the demand for global business professionals.

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
Master International Communication (MIC)

One-Year Master Degree in International Communication is an international Master’s degree provided by IULM University in partnership with three prestigious European universities specialised in public relations and communication. The MIC offers the opportunity to study in different universities and to acquire a specialisation targeted at global communication.

Master Global Master in Industrial Management

The Global Master in Industrial Management at MIP Politecnico Di Milano provides managerial skills to students with a technical, particularly scientific or engineering background, focusing on business skills relevant for pursuing managerial careers in international manufacturing and service industries. 

Master Programmes
M.A. Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES)

Interdisciplinary Research and Studies on Eastern Europe (MIREES) from the University of Bologna is a Second cycle Joint Degree (120 ECTS), awarded by the School of Political Sciences-Forlì Campus in cooperation with the following partner universities: Vytautas Magnus University at Kaunas; Saint-Petersburg State University.

School of Political Sciences
M.Sc. European and International Studies - MEIS

The Master’s Degree (Laurea Magistrale) in European and International Studies - MEIS at the School of International Studies (SIS) is the fruit of a close collaboration between the Departments of Economics and Management, Sociology and Social Research, Humanities, and the Faculty of Law of University of Trento.

M.A. International Relations

The master’s degree in International Relations tackles all of the central aspects of the international and European public sphere: the economy, by now integrated at the supranational level, the law, which is increasingly multilevel, and a politics that is seeking balance between national life and regional and global dynamics.

Department of Political Science
M.A. International Relations

The programme aims to train specialists capable of analyzing, with a sound critical outlook, the most important political systems, the relations between them, the areas of and reasons for conflicts, conflict solution methods, the role of international organizations from an economic and political point of view, the international legal and regulatory evolution and the trends in globalization processes at political, economic, cultural and environmental level.

School of Political Sciences
M.A. International Relations - Curriculum European Affairs

The International Relations - Curriculum European Affairs from the University of Bologna offers students the opportunity to specialize in topics  such as EU external relations, foreign policy, economic and trade policy, also  placing emphasis on the social and the cultural dimensions of the European integration process. 

School of Political Sciences
M.A. Communication for International Relations (MICRI)

The Master Degree Program in Communication for International Relations (MICRI) is a postgraduate course granted by IULM University in Milan which aims to provide specific training to endow young graduates and communication professionals with instruments to manage communication activities related to International Relations.

M.A. International Relations

This two-year program for full-time students is the cornerstone of the Johns Hopkins SAIS experience. The curriculum focuses on interdisciplinary course work in international economics, international relations, policy and regional studies, quantitative reasoning and languages. All MA students concentrate in International Economics and either a policy area or region of the world.

Degree Programmes
M.A. Crossing the Mediterranean - towards Investment and Integration

Offered jointly with the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (UPVM) and in collaboration with the Université de Strasbourg, Sousse and Meknès, this Crossing the Mediterranean - towards Investment and Integration master’s degree programme at Ca' Foscari University of Venice , gives you an in-depth knowledge of the countries of the south shore of the Mediterranean and their interaction with Europe.

Master International Business Relation

The phenomenon of Globalization has had a significant effect on the international marketplace, as ever imposing technological advancements facilitate transnational relations between vastly diverse nations and markets. As a consequence, corporate strategy has been faced with the task of adapting accordingly. 

M.A. International and Cross-Cultural Relations

This International and Cross-Cultural Relations master’s degree at Ca' Foscari University of Venice, is one of a kind in Italy for International Relations associated with languages and foreign cultures, law and international economics. You will be immersed in linguistic and cultural studies on Europe, Asia and the Atlantic world, typical of the Ca’ Foscari tradition.