Master Degree in Security and International Relations University of Genoa


Master Degree Course in Security and International Relations 

Advanced education in international relations with a particular focus on peacekeeping and conflict management, through a multidisciplinary perspective useful for addressing the challenges in the international arena.

The course prepares students to work in national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations and in European and international institutions.

The course integrates lectures with:

  • seminars on topics related to the international political framework, peacekeeping, international cooperation and development and on the related methods of intervention
  • internships and traineeships at organizations and bodies operating in the framework of international relations and international cooperation
  • simulations of international organizations (European Parliament or Council)
  • trips to international organizations
  • stays at foreign universities

Career perspectives

  • Executive, organizational and management functions within public and private companies, NGOs and organizations operating in the field of international relations, peacekeeping and development cooperation
  • Access, after a specific competition, to the diplomatic career
  • Management and managerial functions in international and supranational, governmental and non-governmental organizations and administrations, development cooperation bodies, national and international study, and research centers
  • Teaching language: English


Duration: 2 Years

Credits: 120CFU

Admission: Free access

Location: Genova

Teaching language: English

Teaching mode: Lectures

Taxes and fees: From 0 to 3000 euros per year (depending upon your family income).

International partnerships: Student exchange