The Executive Master in International Politics is awarded after nine months of coursework. The curriculum, which consists of 60 credits ECTS (based on different parameters, such as student workload, learning outcomes and contact hours), relates conceptual frameworks and contemporary realities of today’s international politics. This objective is pursued through the complementary methodologies of lectures, discussions, seminars in small groups, presentations by participants and self-study from the reading materials available. The programme of lectures is reviewed every year and adapted to the rapidly changing international scene. In order to qualify for the Executive Master in International Politics participants are required to attend all twelve modules of the programme (20 ECTS), Academic Tutoring (2 ECTS), twelve Seminars & write two seminar essays (10 ECTS), produce an original dissertation or Master thesis (20 ECTS) and pass an oral examination (8 ECTS). The Executive Master in International Politics 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) are agreed by ARES (Académie de Recherche et d’Enseignement Supérieur) and is aimed at professionals working in an international environment who would like to acquire specific skills relating to the analysis of development and good governance issues. The classes are held in English and French every Friday night (6.00 pm – 7.30 pm) and Saturday morning (9.30 am – 12.30 am) from October to May.
“I followed the lectures on International Politics at the CERIS-ULB Diplomatic School during the academic year 2017-2018. They gave me access to broad information on current political situations worldwide, including their history and their impacts.”
Sanja Mijic, European Parliament