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    Politics and Policy Analysis Bocconi-LSE Double Degree Overview

    Bocconi and the London School of Economics and Political Science are proud to offer high-caliber students a Double Degree program in European and International Public Policy and Politics, delivered by world-leading experts in public policy and politics. 

    This  Double Degree  will allow students to spend their first year at Bocconi (2020/21 AY), attending the MSc in Politics and Policy Analysis, and their second year (2021/22 AY) at London School of Economics and Political Science. 

    The program focuses on European politics and policy-making in an international context, with elective courses that provide a critical assessment of Europe’s role in the world, and spanning the fields of political science, law, economics, social policy and other social sciences. Furthermore, participants will enjoy a unique combination of courses and internships, and will gain research experience while completing their thesis.


    1st Year at Bocconi University:

    First semester, students learn the key concepts of political theories and phenomena in a comparative perspective as well as quantitative methods for theoretical (game theory) and empirical (statistics and econometrics) analysis regarding politics and public policy, and the organization of public administration and its interaction with political systems 

    Main topics:

    • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis
    • Comparative Politics
    • Functioning of Public  Sector
    • Public Economics

    Second semester, students acquire advanced knowledge of international relations, they become familiar with the legal and institutional aspects of negotiation and implementation of international agreements, and they understand the crucial role of population dynamics and demographic changes (such as aging, migration, fertility and the evolution of gender roles)  on political behavior and on the policy making process.

    Main topics:

    • Legal Aspects of Policy Making
    • International Relations
    • Population Dynamics and Demography

    2nd Year at London School of Economics and Political Science


    European Policy-making and International Cooperation

    Professional Skills Development (compulsory)

    Engaging with Europe: Professional Skills Evidence

    Evidence and Analysis in Policy-making


    European Policy-Making and International Cooperation

    Evidence and Analysis in Policy-making

    The Politics and Policies of Brexit

    International Migration and Migration Management

    Informal Governance

    Policy-making in European Union

    Introduction to Quantitaive Analysis

    The Second Europe

    Internship (compulsory)

    Foreign languages (two languages)


    You can start your application process here.

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