Master in International Cooperation and Development - MICaD

Partecipants profile and Career prospects

Participants profile

The Master’s program is designed for:

  • Young graduates with a strong interest in cooperation and development, willing to acquire interdisciplinary competences and professional tools.
  • Professionals in different fields who aspire to apply their competences to cooperation and development.
  • People with a professional background in development cooperation who aim at deepening and strengthen their professional training, valorizing their experience and reinforcing their theoretical and applied competences.

The maximum number of admitted students is limited to 25, to ensure the high quality of learning and interaction.

*Statistical analysis for a.y. 2016-2017


Career prospects

The MICaD program conjugates theoretical knowledge and practical experience, so to give students a

specific set of professional skills to successfully face the global job market, and to foster development cooperation with personal creativity competence:

  • Identifying local needs, valorizing partnering, bottom-up approaches.
  • Managing technical, financial and administrative aspects of cooperation initiatives.
  • Accompanying development actors and civil society in identifying resources and deciding upon their use.
  • Collaborating with national and international institutions within the policy framework of the country where projects are implemented.

Professional roles

Building on their previous academic studies and professional experience, students who complete the Master are well equipped to take on professional roles in international cooperation within NGOs, IOs, private or public agencies. In particular:

  • Project cycle experts
  • Project  Assistant or Manager
  • Analyst/Researcher/evaluator
  • Communications Officer
  • Fund Raiser
  • Partnership coordinator
  • Humanitarian Officer
  • Administrative Officer
  • Human Resources Officer
Academic Year
Scienze politiche e sociali
Course Location
ASERI - via San Vittore 18
Application deadline
30 October 2017