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LSE-Bocconi Double Degree

Highlights

Bocconi and the London School of Economics and Political Science are proud to offer high-caliber students a Double Degree program in European and International Public Policy and Politics, delivered by world-leading experts in public policy and politics. 

Your first year is spent at Bocconi University in Milan, where you will study the MSc Politics and Policy Analysis; your second year will be at the European Institute at LSE in London, where you will study the MSc European and International Public Policy.

The program focuses on European politics and policy-making in an international context, with elective courses that provide a critical assessment of Europe’s role in the world, and spanning the fields of political science, law, economics, social policy and other social sciences. Furthermore, participants will enjoy a unique combination of courses and internships, and will gain research experience while completing their thesis.

At graduation, students will receive the LSE Master of Science in European and International Public Policy and the Bocconi MSc in Politics and Policy Analysis.

Applicants to this program are required to complete a specific application.

Study Plan for Bocconi Students 

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First Year (at Bocconi)

Block seminar / workshop
Dedicated to the students enrolled and jointly organized by the faculty from both institutions

First Semester
Main topics:

  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis
  • Comparative Politics
  • Functioning of Public  Sector
  • Public Economics

Students learn the key concepts of political theories and phenomena in a comparative perspective as well as quantitative methods for theoretical (game theory) and empirical (statistics and econometrics) analysis regarding politics and public policy, and the organization of public administration and its interaction with political systems 

Second Semester
Main topics:

  • Legal Aspects of Policy Making
  • International Relations
  • Population Dynamics and Demography

Students acquire advanced knowledge of international relations, they become familiar with the legal and institutional aspects of negotiation and implementation of international agreements, and they understand the crucial role of population dynamics and demographic changes (such as aging, migration, fertility and the evolution of gender roles)  on political behavior and on the policy making process  

Second Year at LSE (London) - MSc in European and International Public Policy

Block seminar / workshop
Dedicated to the students enrolled and jointly organized by faculty from both institutions

Core
Students choose 2 from the following courses:

  • Integration from a Global Governance Perspective
  • European Policy-Making and International Cooperation
  • Analytical Politics and Policymaking in Europe

Professional Skills Development (compulsory)

  • Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills
  • Evidence and Analysis in Policy-making

Electives
Students can choose from a wide range of electives, which may include:

  • European Policy-Making and International Cooperation
  • Policy-Making in the European Union
  • Interest Representation and Economic Policy-Making in Europe
  • International Migration: EU Policies and Politics
  • The Politics and Policies of 'Brexit'
  • Comparative Public Policy Change
  • Europeanization: The Comparative Politics of Domestic Change
  • Public Opinion in Europe
  • The Political Economy of European Monetary Integration
  • The Political Economy of European Welfare States
  • Europe in World Trade
  • Emerging Markets, Political Transition and Economic Development in Central and Eastern Europe
  • The Culture of European Politics
  • Europe's Role in Global Migration Governance
  • The EU in the World
  • Introduction to Quantitative Analysis
Internship (compulsory)
Foreign languages (two languages)
Thesis



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