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Research Master's in International Studies

Syllabus

FIRST YEAR

First semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Advanced Theories of International Relations

Gabriel Garroum Pla, Robert Kissack, Andrea C. Bianculli

5001English8

Research Methods I - The Logic of Social Research

5002English6

Optativas en Técnicas y Métodos avanzados de investigación

Electives in advanced techniques and research methodsCodeLanguageCredits

Programme Evaluation in Development

Frank Borge Wietzke

9016English4

Data visualization

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

9076English4

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Historia Política Global

Marició Janué, Albert Presas, Miquel Vila Moreno

9005Spanish4

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflicts

Matthias vom Hau

9009English4

Intelligence Studies (intensive)

Antonio Díaz Fernández

9010English4

European Union Political Processes

Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria, Andrea Noferini

9011English4

Globalization and Society

Juan Díez Medrano

9012English4

The BRICS and the Global Power Shift

Jordi Vaquer, Nicolás De Pedro, Anna Ayuso

9014English4

Understanding Development: theory and practice

Fulya Apaydin

9017English4

Desarrollo y Cooperación Internacional

Andrea Costafreda, Íñigo Macías, Sònia Tomàs

9021Spanish4

Security and Development in Africa

Frank Borge Wietzke, Diane Zovighian

9022English4

International Migrations

Valeria Bello

9043English4

International Relations of Global Cities

Joan Clos, Agustí Fernández de Losada, Eva Garcia Chueca

9055English4

Economic and Social Development in Latin America

Pablo Astorga

9058English4

Civil Wars

Martijn Vlaskamp

9064English4

American Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Michaels

9083English4

Islam and Politics

Umut Özkırımlı

9088English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

Political Economy of Welfare State

Irina Ciornei

9098English4

Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Globalization

Manuel Montobbio

9104English4

Public Policy Evaluation

Daniel Albalate

9112English4

Political Economy of Electoral Democracy

Francesc Amat

9113English4

Second semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Issues, Actors and Policy in International Studies

Jean Grugel

5003English4

Research Methods II - Probability, Inference, Regression

Libby Maman

5004English4

Electives in advanced techniques and research methods

Electives in advanced techniques and research methodsCodeLanguageCredits

Evaluation of Development Programs: Experimental methods

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

9042English4

Game Theory for International Relations

Yannis Karagiannis

9047English4

Survey and Questionnaire Designs

Melanie Revilla

9074English4

Text and content analysis

Luisa Faustini, Francesco Pasetti

9077English4

Machine learning for Social Sciences

Lewin Schmitt

9117English4

Electives

Elective coursesCodeLanguageCredits

European Foreign Policy

Eva Michaels, Pol Morillas Bassedas, Esther Barbé

9003English4

Geopolitics of Energy (intensive)

Eckart Woertz

9013English4

Understanding Development: theory and practice

Fulya Apaydin

9017English4

Protección Internacional de los Derechos Humanos

Susana Beltran, Rosa Ana Alija Fernández, Jordi Bonet, Maria Esther Jordana Santiago

9023Spanish4

International Relations in Latin America

Andrea C. Bianculli

9024English4

International Relations of the Middle East

Ana Ballesteros, Eduard Soler

9025English4

International Relations in Asia

Pablo Pareja Alcaraz

9026English4

Foreign Policy Analysis

Juan Pablo Soriano

9027English4

International Business and Economic Institutions

Francisco J. Granados

9028English4

Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Pablo Astorga

9029English4

Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

Pere Vilanova

9031English4

Internship

9040English4

Cybersecurity

Josep Pegueroles

9041English4

Immigration Integration Policies

Irina Ciornei

9048English4

Development, Environment and Natural Resources

Esteve Corbera

9049English4

International Security and Weapons of Mass Destruction: The Politics of Nuclear Weapons

Jeffrey Michaels

9050English4

Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts

Martijn Vlaskamp

9051English4

Foreign and Security Policy of the Russian Federation

Paul Josephson

9052English4

Gender, Security and Development

Itziar Mujika Chao, Tutku Ayhan

9056English4

Minority Politics in the Middle East

Hani Anouti

9061English4

International Climate Change Policy

9062English4

Regulatory Governance

Jacint Jordana, Shashwat Kumar

9065English4

Complex Governance of Global Challenges

Charles Roger

9066English4

Mediterranean and Arab World Studies

Eduard Soler, Lurdes Vidal

9070English4

International Environmental Politics

Oriol Costa Fernández

9071English4

International Political Economy

Yannis Karagiannis

9072English4

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Colin Philip Clarke, Lurdes Vidal

9073English4

Politics of International Organizations

Charles Roger

9085English4

Program Design and Development

Perisha Peko Raznatovic

9086English4

Global Trade Governance

Antonio de Lecea

9092English4

Nationalism and Democracy

Umut Özkırımlı

9093English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

Human Security

Sabine Selchow, Mary Kaldor

9096English4

The politics and practice of international humanitarianism

Miriam Bradley

9097English4

Science Diplomacy

Alexis Roig

9099English4

Conflicto, Prevención, Reacción y Reconstrucción

Rafael Grasa

9100Spanish4

Finance in the Developing World

Fulya Apaydin

9102English4

Historical legacies and development

Emre Amasyali

9114English4

International Politics of Human Rights

Jack Donelly

9118English4

Politics of International Sanctions (intensive)

Clara Portela

9121English3

Development Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs

Frank Borge Wietzke

9122English4

Criminal Violence in Latin America

Miriam Bradley

9123English4

SECOND YEAR

Third semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Theories of International Studies: Security, Development, Governance

Arnau Gallard, Andrea C. Bianculli

5005English8

Contemporary Debates in International Studies

Abel Escribà Folch

5006English4

Research Methods III – Multiple Regresion, Categorical Models

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

5007English4

Research Methods IV – Advanced Qualitative Methods

Consuelo Thiers

5008English4

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Historia Política Global

Marició Janué, Albert Presas, Miquel Vila Moreno

9005Spanish4

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflicts

Matthias vom Hau

9009English4

Intelligence Studies (intensive)

Antonio Díaz Fernández

9010English4

European Union Political Processes

Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria, Andrea Noferini

9011English4

Globalization and Society

Juan Díez Medrano

9012English4

The BRICS and the Global Power Shift

Jordi Vaquer, Nicolás De Pedro, Anna Ayuso

9014English4

Understanding Development: theory and practice

Fulya Apaydin

9017English4

Desarrollo y Cooperación Internacional

Andrea Costafreda, Íñigo Macías, Sònia Tomàs

9021Spanish4

Security and Development in Africa

Frank Borge Wietzke, Diane Zovighian

9022English4

International Migrations

Valeria Bello

9043English4

International Relations of Global Cities

Joan Clos, Agustí Fernández de Losada, Eva Garcia Chueca

9055English4

Economic and Social Development in Latin America

Pablo Astorga

9058English4

Civil Wars

Martijn Vlaskamp

9064English4

American Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Michaels

9083English4

Islam and Politics

Umut Özkırımlı

9088English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Globalization

Manuel Montobbio

9104English4

Public Policy Evaluation

Daniel Albalate

9112English4

Fourth semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Issues and Trends in Research Methods

Xavier Fernández i Marín

5009English4

Final Research Project

5010English30

Electives in advanced techniques and research methods

Electives in advanced techniques and research methodsCodeLanguageCredits

Survey and Questionnaire Designs

Melanie Revilla

9074English4

Text and content analysis

Luisa Faustini, Francesco Pasetti

9077English4

Machine learning for Social Sciences

Lewin Schmitt

9117English4

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

European Foreign Policy

Eva Michaels, Pol Morillas Bassedas, Esther Barbé

9003English4

Geopolitics of Energy (intensive)

Eckart Woertz

9013English4

Understanding Development: theory and practice

Fulya Apaydin

9017English4

International Relations in Latin America

Andrea C. Bianculli

9024English4

International Relations of the Middle East

Ana Ballesteros, Eduard Soler

9025English4

International Relations in Asia

Pablo Pareja Alcaraz

9026English4

Foreign Policy Analysis

Juan Pablo Soriano

9027English4

International Business and Economic Institutions

Francisco J. Granados

9028English4

Growth, Inequality and Poverty

Pablo Astorga

9029English4

Peace Processes and Conflict Resolution

Pere Vilanova

9031English4

Internship

9040English4

Immigration Integration Policies

Irina Ciornei

9048English4

Development, Environment and Natural Resources

Esteve Corbera

9049English4

Natural Resources and Armed Conflicts

Martijn Vlaskamp

9051English4

Foreign and Security Policy of the Russian Federation

Paul Josephson

9052English4

Gender, Security and Development

Itziar Mujika Chao, Tutku Ayhan

9056English4

Minority Politics in the Middle East

Hani Anouti

9061English4

International Climate Change Policy

9062English4

Regulatory Governance

Jacint Jordana, Shashwat Kumar

9065English4

Complex Governance of Global Challenges

Charles Roger

9066English4

Mediterranean and Arab World Studies

Eduard Soler, Lurdes Vidal

9070English4

International Environmental Politics

Oriol Costa Fernández

9071English4

International Political Economy

Yannis Karagiannis

9072English4

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Colin Philip Clarke, Lurdes Vidal

9073English4

Politics of International Organizations

Charles Roger

9085English4

Program Design and Development

Perisha Peko Raznatovic

9086English4

Global Trade Governance

Antonio de Lecea

9092English4

Nationalism and Democracy

Umut Özkırımlı

9093English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

Human Security

Sabine Selchow, Mary Kaldor

9096English4

The politics and practice of international humanitarianism

Miriam Bradley

9097English4

Science Diplomacy

Alexis Roig

9099English4

Conflicto, Prevención, Reacción y Reconstrucción

Rafael Grasa

9100Spanish4

Finance in the Developing World

Fulya Apaydin

9102English4

Historical legacies and development

Emre Amasyali

9114English4

International Politics of Human Rights

Jack Donelly

9118English4

Politics of International Sanctions (intensive)

Clara Portela

9121English3

Development Finance and the Sustainable Development Goals - SDGs

Frank Borge Wietzke

9122English4