Master in Middle Eastern Studies - MIMES

Course structure

This innovative program aims to guide students across this diverse and fascinating region, which, since decades, is at the core of the geostrategic interest of the international system. The program mainly focuses on the contemporary period, through a multi-disciplinary approach ranging over international relations, geopolitics, conflicts and security, economy and energy. Nonetheless, specific sections are devoted to the analysis of the historical and religious foundations of the modern Middle East, from the birth to Islam to the evolution of Islamic thought, law and economy. The Master in Middle Eastern Studies analyses in details infra-regions and inter-regions peculiarities and relations, from Maghreb to Central-Southern Asia, encouraging a comparative and holistic area studies approach.


Master’s time schedule

Classes begin in mid-January 2018 and run until July 2018.
After in-class educational sessions, all students will undertake their professional training with the internship that gives students the invaluable opportunity to strengthen the competences acquired during the Master.

The Graduation Day ceremony is expected in December 2018.
Teaching activities will be scheduled from Monday to Friday, between 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Attendance to classes and other activities within the Master’s program is compulsory.


Assessment and Degree

1st level Specializing Master's Degree by the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Italian Law D.M. 509/99) will be granted at the end of the Master’s course upon achievement of 60 ECTS credits, gained through the attendance to all the Master activities and the positive results in the examinations taken. All the Master’s activities (exams, internship, project work) have to be performed.

Academic Year
2017/2018
Faculty
Scienze politiche e sociali
Campus
Milan
Course Location
ASERI - Via S. Vittore 18
Application deadline
30 October 2017