The multidisciplinary nature of the Master in Institutions and Political Economy makes it an attractive destination for students with different profiles.
We welcome students with good academic credentials, strong potential and motivation, irrespective of their background. Women, racial minorities and students from developing and middle-income countries are especially encouraged to apply.
Students with the following profiles are strongly encouraged to apply:
- Political Science and other Social Science graduates who want to develop the quantitative skills required to do research at the top of their fields.
- Economics graduates who are motivated by empirical and applied research and want to complete their training with a deep understanding of institutional, political and historical debates.
- STEM graduates with strong quantitative skills who are interested in Social Science research.
Humanities graduates –History students specifically– are welcomed to apply, but should have previous exposure to mathematical and statistical concepts or be willing to invest time on acquiring the necessary skills.
We offer Introductory courses in Economics and Statistics for those students who do not have a sufficient background in these fields. These courses take place two weeks before the compulsory courses begin in late September. Additionally, a few months before the start of the classes we will recommend the accepted students some materials to strengthen their Economics and Statistics training, in order to start the Master from a better position.
If you are not sure about your fit in the program, we are happy to answer your doubts and to personally assess whether the Master in Institutions and Political Economy could be adequate for your background and goals. You can contact us here.