Master's Degree in Investigation, Crime and International Security
The Master’s Degree in Investigation, Crime and International Security (LM-52) prepares students to follow a highly demanded career path due to the changed needs of the international context. As a matter of fact, graduates will be able to satisfy the emerging demands of:
• the United Nations’ Departments, Offices, Commissions, Programmes and Research Institutes dealing with public security and fighting against drug trafficking and criminal activity (e.g. Commission on Narcotic Drug, Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, UNDCP, UNICRI, NODC, UNHCR);
• the European Union’s Offices and Agencies (FRONTEX, EUROPOL, EASO, CEPOL, EMCDDA) dealing with public security and fighting against terrorism;
• Police forces and other components of the State;
• companies working or willing to work in socially or politically unstable areas;
• NGOs responding to humanitarian emergencies in countries at risk.
The Programme allows students to join institutions and organisations operating in the field of investigation, prevention and repression of crime, also at a transnational level, as well as in the field of repression of ideologically or religiously motivated terrorism.
Graduates will be able to join public authorities and institutions operating at an international, European, national, regional and local level, as well as private companies, research centres and NGOs. They will be able to cover functions linked to:
• strengthening national and international security;
• designing and managing activities aiming at preventing and fighting against organised crime and ideologically or religiously motivated terrorism;
• designing and managing activities aiming at analysing criminal phenomena and preventing criminal behaviors.
Faculty of Political Science
"The course prepares students to join institutions and organisations operating in the field of investigation, prevention and repression of crime, also at a transnational level, as well as in the field of repression of ideologically or religiously motivated terrorism."
"The School of Political Science is devoted to raising awareness about citizens' rights and their active role in the decision-making process. Hence the School aims at providing students with adequate methodological and cognitive tools to help them develop expertise in the political, public administration, labour and social areas. To this end, the School closely cooperates with national and international institutions. Furthermore, teaching is delivered by lecturers and representatives from the political, cultural and entrepreneurial scene."