Politics and Policy Analysis

Program Director Paola Profeta

This MSc aims to provide an advanced education in Political Science and the topics of public policy analysis. Students will understand the complex political, economic and social dynamics of the modern world, how national and international institutions deal with them and how to act in such contexts. They will acquire advanced training in the methods of analysis and study of both public policies and the institutions which lead the decision making process.

Specifically, the program:

  • Gives students a complete preparation in the two major areas of Political Science (Comparative Politics and International Relations), integrated with knowledge of the role of laws and of the evolution of population dynamics in political contexts
  • Gives a complete preparation with advanced quantitative skills in both theoretical and empirical methods, which will be applied to evaluating public policies, the public sector, the policy decision making process and political dynamics
  • Develops competencies promoting soft skills such as teamwork, the ability to present and discuss effectively, the capacity to think critically and to understand major political and policy-making issues
  • Develops skills through interdisciplinary teaching activities organized into workshops, which foster the understanding of political and social problems from different perspectives. Teaching methods support interaction between faculty and students and among students.

The MSc in Politics and Policy Analysis offers three different paths, which will expose you to different international learning environments (Politics and Policy Analysis, LSE-Bocconi Double Degree, Sciences Po-Bocconi Double Degree).
You can choose the program that best fits your individual needs and preferences.

Applicants to LSE-Bocconi Double Degree and Sciences Po-Bocconi Double Degree are required to complete a specific application.


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A Brand New MSc

Paola Profeta presents a program that combines public policy analysis with quantitative disciplines and multidisciplinay approach.

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