Subject: New MA degree in International Political Economy and Development
New MA degree in International Political Economy and Development The Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in The Hague (The Netherlands) announces the launch of a new degree in International Political Economy and Development, starting in September 2003. International Political Economy and Development focuses on the economic and political aspects of international development issues, with a particular attention to t he position of developing countries in the current international order. The teaching staff of the programme is interdisciplinary in its composition and includes international relations specialists alongside political scientists, economists and scholars of international law. The programme consists of modules focusing on such topics as the global political economy of development, global governance, international trade and finance, and financial reform. In addition, students may choose from a very wide range of introductory, optional and methodology courses. This 15 months programme consists of 10 months of coursework, and 5 months of individual research, supervised by the staff of the ISS. The tuition fee is € 6,500. Housing in nearby, modern student hostels is provided at a reasonable cost. The ISS, founded in 1952, is one of Europe's leading graduate schools in development studies and offers MA and PhD degrees across the social sciences, including economics, politics, public policy and women's studies.
Further information about the the International Political Economy and Development programme, other ISS degree programmes and its staff, as well as general information about the ISS is available at http://www.iss.nl.
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