Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law

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From 11/11/2020 to 17/09/2021

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1 year / 60 ECTS

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“Acquire tools with which to analyze the global environment”

What is the Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law?

The Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law follows a multidisciplinary focus that favours the study of international relations with a rigorous and innovative approach, while maintaining the traditional excellence and rigour of the university. After graduating, students will be equipped with a wide range of tools with which to analyse the global environment form a business, legal and economic policy perspective.

The master's offers internship at institutions, companies and bodies involved in the world of international relations. The program complements the academic experience of students with attendance at ad hoc courses and seminars. It is worth highlighting that participation in the sessions given by the Chair of Latin American Studies held by Enrique V. Iglesias, one of the foremost authorities in the field of international relations. the master's also features an educational stay at Georgetown University,Washington D.C., with sessions delivered by academics and professionals with extensive experience in their areas of specialisation.

With this Master's Degree, studying International Relations is rigorous and innovative

The Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law is organized through the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and by the Faculty of Law of Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), selected by the Financial Times in November 2016 as one of the best 91 Postgraduate Law Schools in the world.

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Rankings and Awards

Recognized as one of the Best Five Postgraduate Programs in International Studies for the 2017/2018 Academic Year, according to the “El Mundo” Newspaper Ranking




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With this Master's Degree, you will be able to work in a global environment

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Learning is achieved not only by studying

  • Internships in prestigious public and private institutions
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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty in which these studies are offered on University Open Day. Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information.

Apply for admission. The admission application must be submitted before the deadline indicated to such effect, using the standard form and supplying all the supporting documents in compliance with the admission requirements..

The deadline for submitting applications is from 4 th October, 2021

Admission application review and personal interview: Once the documents received have been reviewed, the selection process will be completed by calling the applicant in for a personal interview with the Course Director or Coordinator. Depending on the candidate's availability and location, the interview may also be conducted via telephone or Skype.

Admission decision: Admission to the Official Master's Degree in International Affairs: Economics, Politics and Law is decided by the Deans of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and the Faculty of Law, through the Master's Course Director, who follows the advice of the University's Admission Subcommittee. This Admission Subcommittee will be constituted by the Deans of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, and the Faculty of Law, the Head of the Center for Legal Innovation in Law (CID), the Master's Course Director and Coordinator. In the case of degrees awarded outside the EHEA, it will fall to the Rector to make the decision following examination of the report issued by the Acting Subcommittee under the Postgraduate Committee, as provided for in Article 50.5 b) of the Regulations. The Committee's report should necessarily issue a decision on the correspondence between the level of training of this degree and that of Spanish university degrees; and if the foreign degree entitles the student to be admitted to the same level of postgraduate studies in the issuing country.

Decision notification: the decision on admission will be notified to the interested party by mail; moreover, an email and SMS message will be sent to the email address and mobile number, respectively, that are indicated in the application. The candidate may also check the status of their application through the Admissions Portal.

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Legal considerations to study in Spain

Application for Foreign National Identity Card

Request for Registration in the Central Foreign Nationals Register

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Complete the registration process. Once admitted, the student must complete the registration process. The procedure is initiated via the web, but it is necessary to submit the registration form and the additional documentation to the General Registrar's Office


Important Dates


Admission application filing period:
The period begins on November 11, 2020 and September 17, 2021

Information Sessions:

Classes begin on: 4 th October, 2021


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation


Candidate profile

The Master's Degree in International Affairs is designed for licentiate degree holders or graduates wishing to prepare ahead of joining the employment market in the field of international, multilateral or regional organizations, engaging in a diplomatic or public role in national or international administration bodies; it is also aimed at professionals who want to change their career path to the field of public or private international relations.

Admission requirements:

- Holding a Bachelor's Degree from a Spanish university or equivalent degree from an overseas university (or a Licentiate Degree under the previous Spanish education system). In addition, applicants in possession of a Bachelor's Degree compliant with education systems outside the European Higher Education Area that is not accredited may also be exceptionally admitted. In this case, the admission application must be addressed to the Rector.
- Having a solid academic record, or having completed an internship or having relevant work experience (50%).
- Providing proof of sufficient knowledge of English/Spanish, particularly in the field of international affairs, as some of the subjects of this program may be taught in English (20%). Additional tests may be carried out in order to verify the candidate's analytical thinking, written and oral expression, and learning skills (10%).
- Admission interview with the Master's Course Director (20%).

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Information on Fees, Payments, Grants and Scholarships


Full Master’s Degree Program: € 16,900
Initial Registration Fee: € 2,331,60
8 Monthly Payments of: € 1.821

Comillas students have 10% discount.

Study grants


Contact Information


Center for Legal Innovation Law (CID)
Alberto Aguilera, 23 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: +34 915422800 Fax: +34 915596569

Person Responsible for the Program:
Mr. José Luis Villegas

Ms. María Jesús Sánchez Pérez
Alberto Aguilera, 23
Tel.: 91 5422800 (ext. 2260)

The Department Office for the Center for Legal Innovation in Law:
Ms. Paloma de Benito
Ms. Paloma Carranza


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Legal and Institutional Aspects of European Integration and International Organisations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Economics 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Ethics in International Affairs 1.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Business 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Relations 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Seminar in Georgetown University 2.0 ECTS  
Final Master´s Degree Project 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Business Economic
Trade and Investment in the European Union 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Economic Growth 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Economics and Regional Development 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Geostrategy: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Political Economics: Theory and Empirical Evidence (*) 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Legal Political
International Trade Law: World Trade Organization 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Political Globalization: Governance and Global Democracy (*) 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Negotiation and International Contracts 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International Security Policy. Terrorism and International Criminal Law 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Migration and Asylum Policy 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA

(*) Common subjects in both itineraries
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