The Luiss master’s degree program in International Relations offers a global mindset and interdisciplinary studies in key subjects to jump start a career with international institutions, non-governmental and governmental organizations and private companies operating around the world.
|Comparative History of Political Systems||6|
|Comparative Public Law||6|
|International Organizations and Human Rights||6|
|Data Analysis for Social Sciences||6|
|Demography and Social Challenges||6|
|Security Law and Constitutional Protection||6|
|Sociology of Terrorism and Political Violence||6|
|3 Elective courses||18|
The Luiss master’s program in International Relations prepares graduates for careers in diplomacy, as international security experts for both the public and private sectors and in the management of Euro-Mediterranean issues. The program furthermore responds to the growing need for highly trained figures within international organizations and the traditional diplomatic sector that are able to handle both old and new, emerging challenges.
Graduates of the program may begin careers with international and European organizations, as specialists in international and European politics, international affairs reporters, journalists, private consultants or consultants to the armed forces.
Luiss is committed to broaden its international dimension by giving current and prospective students the chance to belong to a dynamic community.
Erasmus+ and Bilateral Exchange Programs
The Luiss Student Exchange Office manages and promotes student exchanges within the Erasmus Program, as well as through bilateral exchange agreements with non-European universities. The procedures are based on the ECTS system. All eligible students can apply to be selected for an opportunity to study abroad on an Erasmus+ or Bilateral exchange in one of our several partner Institutions. Our Erasmus+/Bilateral network currently boasts 218 agreements with Higher Education Institutions in 46 countries, and it grows every year.
Structured Partnership Exchange and Double Degree Programs
The International Development Office offers to students a wide range of structured partnerships and double degree programs they can apply for, depending on the specific Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree program they’re currently enrolled in or the program they’re willing to enroll in for the next academic year.
Presidente ISPI - Fincantieri
Graduated in Political Science, 1976
Mr. Giampiero Massolo is President of ISPI since January 2017 and Chairman of Fincantieri Spa since May 2016. He was appointed Deputy Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister on October 1993. In 1994, he was designated Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister. In June 1996 he served as Head of the Press and Minister’s spokesman at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Since September 2001, he served as Deputy Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Between March 2004 and May 2006, he was Director General for Multilateral Political Affairs and Human Rights and then Head of Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
On January 2006, he was appointed to the rank of Ambassador. Director General for Personnel since May 2006, in September 2007 he became Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
From April 2008 to December 2009 he also served as Personal Representative of the Italian Prime Minister for the G8/G20 Summits (Sherpa).
From May 2012 until May 2016 he was the Director General of the Department for Intelligence and Security (DIS), the coordinating body of the Italian intelligence community.
QTEM Masters Network
After a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management, I enrolled in the Master’s program in Finance and participated in QTEM, an amazing experience both at an academic level and at a personal level, which helped me develop useful skills for the future market.
I now live in Frankfurt, where I work as an analyst in the Finance Directorate of the European Central Bank, dealing with budgeting, strategic planning, project governance and management reporting. In the future I’d like to continue this career in large-scale international institutions.