The University offers 27 research postgraduate programmes in Arts, Business, Social Sciences and Environmental Science at master's and/or doctoral levels, with some of which in collaboration with renowned Mainland/Overseas institutions.
Politics and International Studies
- Major in Diplomacy: students will be trained to analyze the main international issues from a intertwined triple perspective: law, economics and political ones in a multilinguistic and multicultural environment.
- Major in Security: students will be trained to increase their knowledge on the geopolitical and strategic dynamics at global level, under a multidisciplinary perspective
- Major in Mediterranean Governance: students will learn politics, economics and sociology of the Mediterranean countries, political systems and different kind of migration policies as wel
The program starts with a focus on the economic, legal and economic-business foundations of global management. Then, students will go through organizational and strategic issues and, finally, will touch upon issues concerning the political implications of globalization, international relations, the dynamics of international governmental and non-governmental organizations and activities related to fairly representing corporate, stakeholder and institutional interests.
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The program targets both future academics and students who wish to pursue careers in non-academic jobs requiring considerable skills in social and political analysis, typically in the civil service, the news media, NGOs, political and cultural organizations, and private businesses. To serve this multifaceted constituency, the program puts considerable emphasis on developing research and writing skills that are valued in all work environments that require the ability to develop, probe, and convey complex ideas efficiently, logically, and lucidly.
Accredited in the U.S. and Austria, BA in Culture, Politics and Society (CPS) provides an interdisciplinary Liberal Arts curriculum updated for 21st century challenges. The program is designed for the generation which has come of age after the digital revolution, living in a society flooded with information, disinformation and with technological transformations which continue to change how we learn, communicate, and relate to one another.
Accredited in the U.S. and Austria, BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) offers rigorous training in all three disciplines of philosophy, politics and economics. The program is inspired by the well-established degree created in Oxford over a hundred years ago.
This program will train you to apply a global mindset to conflict management and resolution while considering growth and the bottom line.
A sample of the program courses:
-Diplomacy & Foreign Policy
-Social, Company & State Protocol
-International Peace & Security
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