Objectives and competences

The postgraduate course in International Studies is a UB-specific postgraduate programme (worth 42 ECTS credits). The postgraduate programme is a unique personal, training and working experience in a international and multicultural context. Students have different nationalities, training and professional careers. The postgraduate classes start every year in October and end in June, to coincide with the first year of the UB master's degree in International Studies (bi-annual pathway - Modules I to VI). Graduates of the postgraduate course can enrol for the remaining credits that are required to complete the master's degree programme.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateSpecialization diploma
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Dret
Branch of knowledge
  • Interdisciplinary
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.150,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:16/10/2023
Master's degree course homepage www.ub.edu/mei
ManagmentBadia Martí, Ana Maria
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:Sí, amb crèdits pendents (10% o menys)

Objectives and competences


- Examine in detail the phenomenon of international society and to understand the complex institutional structure of its global relationships today.
- To study international organizations and the main issues in international cooperation between institutions (including peace-keeping, international economy and trade, development cooperation, protection and fostering of human rights, and the environment) starting from general examinations of contemporary history, international economy, public international law and international relations.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

- Graduates and holders of pre-EHEA degrees and diplomas with Spanish or foreign qualifications who are interested in developing their professional career in the international arena, within international public services and non-governmental organizations.
- The programme also accepts students in the last year of an undergraduate degree programme which includes specific training linked to the programme content.

Access requirements:
- academic transcript, qualification, interest in the course and in working systematically with it.
- Professional experience, foreign language skills and the experience of studying abroad will also be taken into account.

Access requirements and conditions

The course is also open to students with no prior university education, who will acquire the same knowledge and skills and receive a specific qualification for their learner group. Information on the access requirements and other conditions can be obtained from the course directors.


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Facultat de Dret
Av. Diagonal 684

08034 - Barcelona
Email address:mei@ub.edu
Observations:de dilluns a divendres, de 17:00 a 21:00 (per poder fer la preinscripció cal sol·licitar prèviament l'admissió al màster; vegeu les condicions d'admissió a la pàgina web www.ub.edu/mei).

For further enquiries

Address:Coordinación académica del Máster
Despacho 123, Facultat de dret, Av. Diagonal 684

Email address:mei@ub.edu
Observations:de dilluns a divendres, de 10:00 a 13:00.