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Research Master's Programs - International Relations with specialization in Regional and Global Political Economy 2020

Detalle camapaña 2020


Type of training:
Academic Master with research background

Face-to-face modality:
First year of subjects, second year preparation and presentation of thesis


Train professionals with the theoretical and methodological skills necessary to understand and explain the dynamics of current and past international events and processes and inform decision-making processes, international negotiations, research and teaching in the area of ​​International Relations. The mention in regional and global political economy places special emphasis on the international political economy of the Latin American and global region, and its related themes.

Who is it for?

The master's degree is aimed at applicants from the broad field of Social Sciences, journalism, information and law. The program will accept applicants from other training fields that accredit professional experience as officials or employees of international organizations, the diplomatic service and teachers of the public and private sector, as well as foreign policy analysts.

Occupational field

This master's degree trains and prepares professionals specialized in International Relations, especially in the field of international political economy in the region and the world so that they can develop their future research as part of teaching in the public and private sector, to enter the working world beyond state institutions, international organizations, private enterprises and private and public research centers. In addition, it will allow them to be prepared to continue in doctoral courses at any national and international academic center.

Curriculum structure

To obtain the master's degree, students must study and pass ten subjects and three workshops for the preparation and presentation of thesis.

Class schedule
From Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 09:00 or from 5:00 to 8:00.



Formación general Pensamiento político
Teorías del desarrollo
Teoría e historia de las Relaciones Internacionales

Especialización Economía política internacional
Economía política comparada
Regionalismo y globalización

Área metodológica
Métodos cualitativos aplicados a las Relaciones Internacionales
Métodos cuantitativos aplicados a las Relaciones Internacionales

Taller de tesis
Taller de tesis I, II y III

Optativas del programa** Política exterior en América Latina
Financiamiento para el desarrollo
Comercio internacional y negociaciones
Organizaciones internacionales
Estado, nación y globalización
Análisis del discurso político
* Certain matters might be subject to changes.

** The students in addition can choose for the set of courses that offer FLACSO's different educational programs.

Lines of investigation

  • Globalization and Regionalism
  • Foreign policy
  • International political economy

Admission requirements

  • Third level degree in the field of international relations, or in some area of social sciences such as political science, sociology, history, economics or law, conferred by a duly accredited institution of higher education.
  • Ability to read and understand texts in English.
  • Have the means to finance the studies and study them with due dedication.
  • Completion of an academic aptitude exam.
  • Comply with all the specific requirements of the teaching program to which you apply and those indicated in the 'Application process' section of the online application form.

Entry Process

All applicants will enter a selection process. Through the website:, applicants must complete the application online, attach all required documentation and send it to FLACSO Ecuador. Selected applicants will be interviewed by FLACSO professors. 

Scholarships and discounts

FLACSO Ecuador has a stipend scholarship and financial assistance policy for students admitted to their teaching programs. The policy is governed by socioeconomic criteria and academic excellence. We have affirmative action policies for applicants belonging to historically excluded groups.


  • Presentation of admission application: until June 26, 2020
  • Academic aptitude test: July 3
  • Admission test: July 6
  • Interviews with pre-selected: from July 8 to 21
  • Selection information: until August 20
  • Confirmation of acceptance: until September 3
  • Registrations: September 21 to October 2
  • Extraordinary registrations: October 5 to 16
  • Classes start: October 19, 2020


Registration fee: $ 500
Annual tuition fee: $ 3750
Scholarships, tuition discounts and deferred payment up to 30 installments without interest.


Payment methods

Cash payments
Students who pay tuition in cash have a discount of 10% (only in case of pay in cash or in check, with credit card discount does not exist).

Payment terms
Students can pay tuition up to 30 monthly installments without interest.

Student Loans

Credit Cards
Students can pay tuition with credit cards, three months interest free or twelve months with interests.


Teacher: Raúl Salgado -
Assistant: Vanessa Bonilla -