Program Structure

at Bocconi (Milan)

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.   

at Bocconi (Milan) and /or abroad

Free Track
  • 4 electives to be chosen among a wide range of courses offered by Bocconi. Students can choose courses offered in the traditional areas of expertise of economics and management, as well as courses which will be activated in the major areas of Political Science, such as, for example: Political Violence, War and Conflicts, Migration and Refugees, Human Rights, Political and Economic Development, Gender and Politics, Geo-Politics and History of Africa and Middle East (courses to be confirmed).

Study Abroad Programs

  • Exchange Programs

Internship (compulsory)
Foreign languages
(two languages)
Curricular supplementary activities



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