The master's course in international relations has two integrated goals. On the one hand, it aims to promote the interest of students by scientific research in the various spheres of international relations, required by the growing interdependence of regional, national and international decision-making centres, as well by the importance for the critical exercise of citizenship and for the integrated development of populations. On the other hand, seeks to respond to the concerns of many of the senior workers of public service, and of corporate sector, as well as recent graduates that aim to deepen their scientific and technical preparation and acquire skills to the level of scientific research so as to enable themselves to exercise of functions, both in public organizations and in private companies in the region, the country, the European institutions and international organizations.
The overall objectives of the master in International Relations: The Euro-Atlantic Space aims at the acquisition of knowledge in various fields of international relations, the development of critical and reflective capacity on the most relevant issues in the framework of IR and, above all, to ensure the competencies required by the research work in the field of IR, the preparation and execution of research works with rigor and originality and the preparation and defence of a dissertation. These objectives are operationalized in four learning expected results: objectives and transversal skills; of the specific domain of international relations; of the scientific methodology and of the in-depth research.
Those who meet the following conditions may apply to the cycle of studies that leads to the mestre degree: a) Holders of a licenciado (bachelor) degree or legal equivalent; b) Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae that is recognized by the Scientific Council as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies
Performance of functions both at the level of the Regional Government and at the level of the Central Government, within the scope of the External Relations of the Region and the Portuguese State; Performance of functions in European and international institutions; Specialist in international relations in private companies.
Full-time attendance, presence required in after-work schedule
|0200843||Geopolitics and Geostrategy||1st year||1st semester|
|0200917||International Relations Theory||1st year||1st semester|
|0200875||Political and Diplomatic History||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200870||Portugal and Trans-Atlantic Relations||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200848||Research Seminar||2nd year||1st semester|
|0200914||Research Seminar||2nd year||2nd semester|
|0200871||Diplomacy and Euro-Atlantic Foreign Policy||1st year||1st semester|
|0200873||Ethics and International Relations||1st year||1st semester|
|0200860||Insular History Issues||1st year||1st semester|
|0200921||International Law||1st year||1st semester|
|0200846||Portuguese Speaking Countries and Community Construction||1st year||1st semester|
|0200842||The Political Idea of Europe||1st year||1st semester|
|0200920||Force and Law in International Relations||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200927||Portugal and the European Union Option||1st year||2nd semester|
|0200836||The System of the United Nations||1st year||2nd semester|