Official master's degree in International Relations from UPF

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials

International Relations

UPF - Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

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Important information

Typology Master
Location Barcelona (Spain)
Duration 1 Year
Credits 60
  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • Credits: 60

If you are interested in training as a specialist in international relations and being able to work in departments or institutions in the international sector, or working for development, this course is for you. presents the university master's degree in International Relations, a course coordinated by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and which the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona also participate in.

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Barcelona, Spain
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Starts On request
Barcelona, Spain
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To take into account

· What are the objectives of this course?

The Master aims to train professionals capable of understanding and analysing international phenomena as regards politics, security or ethical dilemmas and international economy. You will be trained in social research methods to identify issues and design conflict resolution strategies. You will learn about the international legal system, you will be trained in analysis of the political economy for development and in peace and international security. You will be able to deal with conflicts regarding civil security, human rights or environmental, political and economic issues.

· Who is it intended for?

The master's degree targets university graduates or professionals motivated by international reality who would like to train as advisors or experts in companies, institutions or administrations. The master's degree is in-person and lasts one academic year at the IBEI, the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals.

· Requirements

Official bachelor's degree or equivalent. Sufficient knowledge of English.

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What you'll learn on the course

Human relations
Political Theory
Arabic studies
Ádvanced Arabic
Asia studies
International conflicts
Military history
Human Rights
International security
Political Economy
Social economy
Legal practice
International Public Law
Comparative Politics
International economy
International Trade
International Relations
Social Research
International legal system

Course programme

First six months


  • Comparative politics and democratisation
  • International economy and trade
  • Theory of international relations
  • Advanced social research
  • International legal system
  • Africa studies
  • International political economy
  • East Asia studies
  • The Arabic World and the Mediterranean studies
  • Global political history
  • European foreign policy
  • Development and social change in Latin America
  • Peace processes in Central America
  • International economic organisations
  • War, political thought and constructing peace
  • Ethnic and nationalist conflicts
  • Intelligence studies
  • Geopolitics of energy
  • Political process in the European Union
  • Latin America studies
  • Public Management

Second six month edition


  • Comparative politics and democratisation
  • Advanced social research
  • Master's Thesis
Mandatory for the speciality
  • Political economy of development
  • Global governance
  • Peace and international securityl
  • Analysis of foreign policies
  • International company and economic institutions
  • Poverty, inequality and growth
  • Latin America's international relations
  • Globalisation and society
  • The European Union and its immediate environment
  • Terrorism and anti-terrorism
  • International environmental policies
  • Development policies and programmes
  • Peace processes and conflict resolution
  • International protection of human rights
  • Asia's international relations
  • Development in practice
  • Multi-variant methods of analysis
  • War and Genocide
  • Decision-making in the European Union
  • Competitiveness and growth
  • International security and the armed forces
  • Migration and trans-nationalism
  • Emerging powers and change in global power
  • Democracy in the developing world
  • War and politics. The control of military reform and the sector
  • Global civil society
  • Security and development in Africa
  • Political economy of the Welfare States
  • Private security in the international system
  • The political economy of Euro-Mediterranean relations

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