Faculty of: Political And Social Sciences

Political sciences and international relations


Academic Year 2024/2025

Duration 3 years

Language Italian

Degree classes L-36 (Political science and international relations)


Internships offer students an invaluable chance to access the world of work in order to experience and apply the concepts learned in university and to evaluate their real motivation when stepping into a professional role.

An internship represents an opportunity for professional and personal growth and enhances the student’s study curriculum as it is integrative to individual study and the university learning process.

They can be seen as a moment of experimentation, a way to try out a particular career which enables students to see the connection between knowledge acquired at university and how it is applied in a particular organisation.

Since the University understands how important internships are, they are now included in most of its academic programmes as credit-bearing activities.

The number of credits and how they are assigned varies according to the regulations of the individual Faculties and Degree programmes.

International experiences

Semester abroad

Semester Abroad programmes are open to all students at Università Cattolica and allow students to spend a semester of their academic career abroad at a partner university. Examinations taken abroad can be recognised within the UC curriculum. Students are selected on the basis of academic merit and language skills.

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Summer programmes and language courses

With the Summer Programmes you can spend a period of 2 to 8 weeks abroad during the summer at one of our globally ranked partner universities and select exams for which you can apply for recognition of CFU on your return.
With the Language Abroad Programme, you can travel throughout the academic year and improve one or more foreign languages.

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Internships and dissertations abroad

An internship abroad during your university career is certainly an important advantage for entry into the world of work. UC offers its students and recent graduates different types of courses depending on the Faculty they belong to.
To support your thesis work, Università Cattolica offers scholarships for a period of study abroad to give your research an international slant.

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The opportunity to carry out international volunteer work in different areas and countries.

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Virtual programmes

In order to guarantee the possibility to carry out international programmes in full safety, in case some of them cannot be attended in presence due to the international context of the destination countries, they can be organized for remote attendance.

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