MAPublic and Cultural Diplomacy
|Study location||Italy, Siena, San Niccolò, Via Roma, 56 - 53100 - email: email@example.com|
International politics (JACS L240)
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (LM-81 Second cycle degree in Science for the cooperation to the development)|
The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2406 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.
|Application fee||€30 per programme
You will receive an e-mail with the payment instructions.
Bachelor/Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Candidates are required to hold a three-year degree (B.A.)
The student willing to be enrolled should have a basic knowledge in social sciences and humanities and in particular medieval and contemporary history, political sciences and regional and political geography.
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After the evaluation
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Procedures at the Italian Diplomatic Representatives
EU citizens – Non EU citizens with regular permit to stay – Italians with degrees obtained abroad
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
In order to take the MSc courses, students must have an adequate knowledge of the English language, at least of level B2 as established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students can demonstrate to possess the required knowledge level either through a recognized international certification (see the list of international certifications recognized by the University of Siena), or by passing a B2 level exam at the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA).
After the enrolment in Siena, students having an international certification must present it to the CLA office and apply for recognition. The CLA is located in Piazza San Francesco 7, Siena (more details can be found in the related website).
For students requiring to pass the B2 exam, the University of Siena offers B2 level courses. Dates of the exams and timetables of the courses are reported in the CLA website. The timetable of the English courses is also included in the MSc courses timetable.
Students are strongly encouraged to pass the B2 exam as soon as possible, because of students who did not pass the exam by January 31, 2020, are prevented from taking the other exams.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Built on the experiences of various faculty members who were involved and active in cultural diplomacy and scientific projects, the Public and Cultural Diplomacy Master’s program is made up of students with diverse backgrounds, from social sciences to the humanities, and aims to improve student’s knowledge in the field of new international relations and cooperation.
At the center of the program are two themes: the role of intercultural negotiation and the construction of institutions and, cultural policies at an international level.
The course is taught entirely in English.
MIUR degree class: LM-81 Second cycle degree in Science for the cooperation to the development
Duration in years: 2
This innovative program uses different perspectives through its course offerings, international partnerships, and organizational training. The majority of the classes are specifically developed for this program and it also considers the new roles that public diplomacy offers, such as international cooperation, planning and cultural diffusion on a global scale, social communication of cultural affairs, experience in conflict resolution, cultural policy planning, international facilitation and mediation, and scientific journalism.