The Master in «Religion, Politics and Citizenship» is a one-year multi-disciplinary postgraduate program. It equips the students with methodological tools that are necessary to access the world of knowledge of philosophy and social, human and political sciences with the aim of understanding and analyzing the complex relationship between religion and politics in the modern state and its correlation with issues of citizenship, freedoms, pluralism, development and social peace.
The Master’s program also pays particular attention to the social and cultural presence of Islam in Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East, particularly with regard to the current major geopolitical and international issues, in order to train researchers as well as consultants in public and private administrations, managers and supervisors in the fields of civil society, social services and cultural mediation as well as education executives in the fields related to the Master’s disciplines, researchers in philosophical and Islamic studies, local community leaders and activists in the fields of culture, society, politics and communication.
The Master’s program also aims to train researchers in political philosophy, social science and religious thought, by following the scientific method that entitles them to approach issues of cultural pluralism, religious coexistence and Islamic movements in Europe and the Arab world, and allows them to manage difference, diversity and co- existence, by adopting a critical, multidisciplinary and multicultural approach.
Thus, the Master’s program has in place innovative scientific teaching methods based on:
– The evaluation of knowledge and experience developed by the student, in accordance with the theoretical model of «Community Practice».
– The evaluation of daily work experiences and daily life.
– The effective participation of students according to the «cooperative learning»
To achieve these goals, the Master in «Religion, Politics and Citizenship» brings together a teaching faculty of distinguished professors from the University of Padua and the University of Piemonte Orientale, as well as professors from other Italian, Arab and European universities…
Condition of application
The students must be in possession of a university degree: Bachelor ́s degree (or equivalent) at least.
Languages of the Master: the Master is taught in Arabic and English.
For whom is this Master?
The Master is dedicated to any person that is interested in the subjects of the program, from all disciplines and countries (Bachelor or license degree holders).
The Master is completed in one academic year beginning in December 2019
The Master consists of 60 credits (ECTS) (according to the European Standard System).
Application and Admission
Download the application form from the website of Granada Institute for Higher Studies and Research using the following link:
30th of September 2019
• Application form .
• A copy of your passport.
• A translated copy of your bachelor>s degree, approved by the closest Italian Consulate
to your residence.
• Certificate of «diploma recognition» awarded by the Italian Consulate, called:
«Dichiarazione del valore del titolo di studio»
Registration and Tuition Fees
• 6000 € covering the following expenses:
• Tuition fees
• Distant learning fees
• Other fees relating to the implemenation of the program
Scholarships are granted to some students on the basis of merit cover the whole or partial amount set for the tuition fees.
Applicants must produce evidence of academic excellence as well as proof of socio-economic needs.
Financial Aid Schemes Available:
1- Full coverage of tuition fees plus a stipend. On this scheme, the amount of 6000 € is waivered and the student receives a stipend of 1000 €
2- Full coverage of tuition fees: On this scheme, the amount of 6000 € is waivered.
3- Partial funding: On this scheme, the students benefits from a waiver of 3000 € from the tuition fees.
Applications must be addressed to the Granada Institute for Higher Studies and Research at the following electronic address.
To download the application forms, use the following link : https://www.granadainstitute.es/files/default/bourse.docx
For more information, please click on the Master Guide link:
To apply for registration, please download the attached document in the following link, and send it back filled, along with the other required documents, to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org