The ISPI Winter and Summer School offer students, graduates, and young professionals the opportunity to get closer to major international issues through a catalog of intensive short courses on topics such as: Development and Cooperation Humanitarian Emer
- Milan, Italy
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
- The program consists of an initial analysis of the history of NGOs and their role in international cooperation, both the current Italian and international scene and its future developments. We will present the specifics of the mode of action of NGOs in both the North and the South of the world, how they interact with local partners, public and private institutions, and other actors of the civil society and of cooperation. Part of the course will be devoted to the presentation of concrete examples of NGO’s activities both in North and in developing countries. As part of the lessons we will also describe the roles and professional figures in the staff of NGOs, the required profiles, training opportunities, new jobs, and job prospects in this sector, through the direct testimony of operators currently engaged in various sectors of the NGO world.
The course aims to analyze the complex world of NGOs, from their history and from the role they play in the context of development cooperation. The course offers directions to guide young people interested in approaching the Italian NGO for international cooperation.
Useful for the Diploma Course in "Development and international cooperation."
The ISPI Winter and Summer School offer students, graduates, and young professionals the opportunity to get closer to major international issues through a catalog of intensive short courses on topics such as: Development and Cooperation Humanitarian Emergencies European Affairs Microfinance Human Rights Project Planning Geopolitical Areas The Winter School provides courses of 15 hours each, offered on weekends (Friday and Saturday from 9.30am to 6.30pm). The Summer School provides courses of 15 hours each offered in July and September, developed on two days each (Monday / Tuesday, Wednesday / Thursday, Friday / Saturday) from 9.30am to 6.30pm. The program allows participation to a maximum of three courses per week. The multidisciplinary approach adopted allows an analysis of the historical, political, legal, economic, and cultural issues addressed, providing participants with the necessary tools for further studies. The "traditional" teaching approach is supplemented by testimonials, tutorials, simulations, illustrations, case studies, as well as the active involvement of participants through group work. The ISPI Winter and Summer School courses are recognized by some universities in Lombardy, in order to obtain credits. The Summer School ISPI is also partner of the Summer School of Milan. Thanks to this agreement, each student who attends the Summer School courses ISPI will receive a card with which you can get discounts at various exhibitions and museums of Milan.
- Setting Description:
- Founded in 1934, ISPI is one of the oldest and most prestigious international relations institutes in Italy, with its headquarters in Palazzo Clerici, Milan. It is a private law association, granted the status of non-profit-making body in 1972, and operates under the supervision of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Where the management is concerned, it is under the control of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and the State Auditors’ Court. ISPI’s scientific output has always been distinguished by a sound pragmatic approach, based on monitoring the various geo-political areas and interpreting the major trends in progress on the global scene, so as to provide political and economic operators with reliable information and guidance. Its interdisciplinary nature is guaranteed by the close collaboration of specialists in economics, politics, law, history and strategic studies (from both academic and non-academic circles) and by partnerships with prestigious institutions and research cent
- The EUR 200 course fee includes all instructional materials