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Research Master's in International Studies

Syllabus

FIRST YEAR

First semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Advanced Theories of International Relations

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

5001English8

Research Methods I - The Logic of Social Research

Lesley-Ann Daniels

5002English6

Optativas en Técnicas y Métodos avanzados de investigación

Electives in advanced techniques and research methodsCodeLanguageCredits

Programme Evaluation in Development

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

9016English4

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

East Asian Studies

Seán Golden

9004English4

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflicts

Matthias vom Hau

9009English4

Intelligence Studies

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

International Migrations

Valeria Bello

9043English4

Comparative Regionalism

Anastassia Obydenkova, Andrea C. Bianculli

9057English4

Civil Wars

Martijn Vlaskamp

9064English4

American Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Michaels

9083English4

Islam and Politics

Umut Özkirimli

9088English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

European Union and its Neighbours: Politics, Institutions and Instruments

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

9095English4

Political Economy of Welfare State

Irina Ciornei

9098English4

Second semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Issues, Actors and Policy in International Studies

Jean Grugel

5003English4

Research Methods II - Probability, Inference, Regression

Lesley-Ann Daniels

5004English4

Electives in advanced techniques and research methods

Electives in advanced techniques and research methodsCodeLanguageCredits

Evaluation of Development Programs: Experimental methods

Aina Gallego Dobón

9042English4

Game Theory for International Relations

Yannis Karagiannis

9047English4

Data visualization

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

9076English4

Text and content analysis

Francesco Pasetti, Luisa Faustini

9077English4

Electives

Elective coursesCodeLanguageCredits

Geopolitics of Energy (intensive)

Eckart Woertz

9013English4

Politics of International Sanctions (intensive)

Clara Portela

9019English3

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

War and Genocide

Martin Shaw

9032English4

Strategy

Laia Mestres, Narcís Serra

9034English4

Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Globalization

Manuel Montobbio

9037English3

Internship

9040English4

Immigration Integration Policies

Juan Carlos Triviño Salazar

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

Anastassia Obydenkova

9052English4

Transnational Politics in Europe

Jordi Vaquer

9059English4

International Climate Change Policy (intensive)

Michele de Nevers

9062English4

Mediterranean and Arab World Studies

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués, Eduard Soler, Lurdes Vidal

9070English4

International Environmental Politics

Oriol Costa Fernández

9071English4

International Political Economy

Yannis Karagiannis

9072English4

Terrorism and Counterterrorism (intensive)

Colin Philip Clarke

9073English4

Governance indicators

Xavier Fernández i Marín

9084English4

Politics of International Organizations

Charles Roger

9085English4

Program Design and Development

Admos Chimhowu, Periša Raznatovic

9086English4

Transitional Justice and Peace

Lesley-Ann Daniels

9087English4

Nationalism and Democracy

Umut Özkirimli

9093English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

The politics and practice of international humanitarianism

Miriam Bradley

9097English4

Science Diplomacy

Alexis Roig

9099English4

SECOND YEAR

Third semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Theories of International Studies: Security, Development, Governance

Margarita Petrova, Arnau Gallard

5005English8

Contemporary Debates in International Studies

Verónica Benet-Martínez, Patricia Garcia-Duran Huet

5006English4

Research Methods III – Multiple Regresion, Categorical Models

Alfredo Hernández Sánchez

5007English4

Research Methods IV – Advanced Qualitative Methods

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

5008English4

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

East Asian Studies

Seán Golden

9004English4

Nationalism and Ethnic Conflicts

Matthias vom Hau

9009English4

Intelligence Studies

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

International Migrations

Valeria Bello

9043English4

Civil Wars

Martijn Vlaskamp

9064English4

American Foreign Policy

Jeffrey Michaels

9083English4

Islam and Politics

Umut Özkirimli

9088English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

European Union and its Neighbours: Politics, Institutions and Instruments

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués

9095English4

Fourth semester

Compulsory CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Issues and Trends in Research Methods

Juan Díez Medrano

5009English4

Final Research Project

5010English30

Electives

Elective CoursesCodeLanguageCredits

Geopolitics of Energy (intensive)

Eckart Woertz

9013English4

Politics of International Sanctions (intensive)

Clara Portela

9019English3

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

War and Genocide

Martin Shaw

9032English4

Strategy

Laia Mestres, Narcís Serra

9034English4

Foreign Policy, Diplomacy and Globalization

Manuel Montobbio

9037English3

Internship

9040English4

Immigration Integration Policies

Juan Carlos Triviño Salazar

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

Anastassia Obydenkova

9052English4

Transnational Politics in Europe

Jordi Vaquer

9059English4

International Climate Change Policy (intensive)

Michele de Nevers

9062English4

Mediterranean and Arab World Studies

Elisabeth Johansson-Nogués, Eduard Soler, Lurdes Vidal

9070English4

International Environmental Politics

Oriol Costa Fernández

9071English4

International Political Economy

Yannis Karagiannis

9072English4

Terrorism and Counterterrorism (intensive)

Colin Philip Clarke

9073English4

Governance indicators

Xavier Fernández i Marín

9084English4

Politics of International Organizations

Charles Roger

9085English4

Program Design and Development

Admos Chimhowu, Periša Raznatovic

9086English4

Transitional Justice and Peace

Lesley-Ann Daniels

9087English4

Nationalism and Democracy

Umut Özkirimli

9093English4

Data Analysis for International Relations

Francisco J. Granados

9094English4

The politics and practice of international humanitarianism

Miriam Bradley

9097English4

Science Diplomacy

Alexis Roig

9099English4

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