This is a one-year multi-disciplinary course reflecting the need for international leaders who can reach across specialist fields to find more innovative solutions to difficult complex public policy challenges.
It is practical, responding directly to the demand for international experts with advanced skills in negotiation, management and public policy analysis to deliver successful results. During this master students learn how international public policies are made, implemented and evaluated by national governments, international institutions, multinationals and civil society as a whole. Linking theory to practice is at the basis of this Master course.
Students, therefore, will benefit from regular interactions with renowned global personalities through a set of parallel activities:
- Guest Lectures: practitioners are invited to share their experiences.
- Policy Debates: students are invited to exchange views in structured debates on current issues of public policy, moderated by public policy experts;
- Colloquia: faculty members are to team up with guest practitioners to examine and present case studies linking theory to practical application;
- The Master course also offers direct professional training for its students.
In particular, as part of the programme, interested students can attend specialised training for the new selection processes to become an official of the European Commission in the line with guidelines of the European Personnell Selection Office (EPSO) or to define and management EU and international projects.
Access Requirement: Laurea Magistrale o equivalent undergraduate/graduate education
University’s Title: Second Level Master Degree in International Public Affairs
After completion of their studies in Rome, students are ready for a career within international organisations, multinationals, public affairs consultancies, NGOs and think tanks.
Students are invited to undertake a period for the internship either during their master courses or right after the conclusion of the courses or while doing their final dissertation. The conditions of each internship or stage depends on the conditions set by individual institutions, organizations or companies.
LUISS will help students with the placement by exploiting its Italian and worldwide contact network supported by LUISS Placement Office. Moreover, over the years, the LUISS School of Government has establish internship agreements with several leading international istitutions.
The selection of internships does not lay within the esclusive competences of LUISS but depends on the professional and academic motivations of the candidates. Being enrolled in this master should sensibly increase chances to get an internship place provided that the student has an excellent academic performance. As to facilitate a rapid start of their carreers, the School of Government will provide students with training in CV and interview skills, as well with the organisation of seminars where it is possible to meet and directly interact with professionals from international institutions and private corporations.
Borse di studio e finanziamenti MIPA students can support their studies throught student loans provided by national governments. In order to be considered for a loan or a scholarship, candidates are expected to provide full applications first since these are awarded on the basis of academic and professional excellence. Apart from these initiatives, MIPA students can support their studies throught student loans. In order to be considered for a loan or a scholarships, candidates are expected to provide full applications first by April unless another earlier application deadline is indicated.