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Program Structure

The program offers the core topics of political science through an international, policy-oriented approach, while teaching how to use the research tools needed to study and understand them.

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First Year: Learning the fundamentals

Main topics

  • Political Philosophy
  • Economics (micro and macro)
  • Political Science
  • Quantitative Methods

First foreign language
Computer science

This program features an international, policy-oriented approach to studying government and politics. In the main courses, you will learn the core topics of the program (political science, political economics, history and international relations) and acquire research tools (mathematics, statistics, policy evaluation and negotiation skills) to interpret the evolution of political, economic and social systems from a decidedly international perspective.

Second Year: Focusing your studies

Main topics

  • International Relations
  • Political Economics
  • Global History
  • Management of Government Organizations

Second foreign language
Soft skills seminar

In the second year, you’ll keep studying the main topics related to the political science area, while acquiring the competencies needed to evaluate and implement public policies in an effective and economical way.  

Third Year: Expanding your curriculum

Main topics

  • Public Governance
  • Sociology
  • Media and Political Communication 
  • 4 electives

Exchange program (compulsory)
Final report

In the last year you will be able to personalize your study plan by:

  • Picking some electives
  • Taking part in a compulsory exchange program at prestigious universities such as
    - Sciences Po (France),
    - The University of British Columbia (Canada),
    - University of California (US),
    - University of Chicago (US),
    - Princeton University (US),
    - Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil),
    - University of Hong Kong (China),
    - Yale-NUS College (Singapore),
    - Australian National University (Australia)
  • Doing an internship in Italy or abroad in many areas, including international organizations, regulatory authorities, financial and private firms dealing with non-market environments.

Program requirements are subject to change.

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