MA IN INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC AFFAIRS (MIPA)
CURRICULUM & SYLLABI
2021-2022

Academic coordination
Conf. univ. Dr. Luciana Alexandra GHICA (luciana.ghica@unibuc.ro) & Conf.univ. Dr. Claudiu D. TUFIȘ (claudiu.tufis@unibuc.ro)

All subjects are taught and examined in ENGLISH. 

Erasmus and international students can choose whichever courses they wish from this list, including the subjects for extra credits, as long as their academic coordinator at the university of origin agrees upon their choices.

During the first semester of the 2021-2022 academic year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic context, all courses will be taught and examined exclusively online. The details about the platform used for a subject are mentioned in the respective syllabus. The details about the first meeting will be communicated to you by email by each instructor. If you still have questions about how to connect to the respective classes, please contact the indicated instructor / coordinator. The timetable is available on the MIPA Timetable page.


WINTER SEMESTER (1 October 2021 - 16 January 2022)

YEAR 1 
Comparative Political Systems: Major Concepts and Analytical Tools
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr, Raluca ALEXANDRESCU (ralucaalexandrescu@unibuc.ro)

Elements of National and Transnational Constitutionalism
Conf.univ. Dr. Bogdan IANCU (bogdan.iancu@unibuc.ro)

Critical Reasoning for International Public Affairs
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Camil PÂRVU (camil.parvu@unibuc.ro)

Writing and Presenting Professionally for International Audiences
Instructor: Lect.univ. Dr. Brîndușa NICOLAESCU (brindusa.nicolaescu@unibuc.ro)

The Global Agenda of International Public Affairs: Concepts, Institutions, and Analytical Tools
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Luciana Alexandra GHICA (luciana.ghica@unibuc.ro)

Professional Seminar and Mentoring
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Anca DOHOTARIU (anca.dohotariu@unibuc.ro)

Academic Ethics and Integrity (2 ECTS)
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Camil PÂRVU (camil.parvu@unibuc.ro)
NOTE: This subject is taught with other MA programs

Subjects for extra credits
Foreign language I (3 ECTS)
Instructor: Through specific agreements (contact the program coordinators for further details)

In focus (3 ECTS)
Instructor: Events with guests (contact the program coordinators for further details)


YEAR 2
Public Opinion, Social Movements and Civil Society Organizations in International Contexts
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Claudiu D. TUFIȘ (claudiu.tufis@unibuc.ro)

International Project Writing, Management and Evaluation
Instructor: Dr. Claudiu PETRESCU (claudia.petrescu@unibuc.ro)

Cultural Affairs and Creative Industries in an Interconnected World
Instructor: Lect.univ. Dr. Oana Valentina SUCIU (oana.suciu@unibuc.ro)

Instructor: Dr. Ștefan CIBIAN (stefan.cibian@fspub.unibuc.ro)

Internship (I): Professional Research Team Project
Coordinator: Team tutor (contact the program coordinators for further details)

Professional Seminar and Mentoring
Coordinator: Lect.univ. Dr. Ana Maria BÂRSAN (ana-maria.barsan@unibuc.ro)

Subjects for extra credits
Foreign language III
Instructor: Through specific agreements (contact the program coordinators for further details)

In focus
Instructor: Events with guests (contact the program coordinators for further details)

Cultural Management Academy
Instructor: Module in partnership with Goethe Institute Bucharest (contact the program coordinators for further details)



SPRING SEMESTER (14 February - 29 Mai 2022*)
* YEAR 2 classes end on the 1st of Mai 2022 


YEAR 1 
Public Policy in Comparative Perspective: Major Concepts and Analytical Tools
Instructor: Dr. Bogdan CHRIȚOIU (bogdan.chiritoiu@unibuc.ro)

Foreign Policy Analysis: Theories and Analytical Tools
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Ruxandra IVAN (ruxandra.ivan@unibuc.ro)

Public Communication and Risk Management in International Environments
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Luciana Alexandra GHICA (luciana.ghica@unibuc.ro)

Research Design, Methods, Techniques, and Digital Tools for International Public Affairs
Instructor: Conf.univ. Dr. Claudiu D. TUFIȘ (claudiu.tufis@unibuc.ro)

Methodological Seminar and Academic Tutoring
Instructor: Assigned academic tutor

Professional Seminar and mentoring
Coordinator: Lect.univ. Dr. Felicia BEJAN (felicia.bejan@unibuc.ro)

Subjects for extra credits
Foreign language II
Instructor: Through specific agreements (contact the program coordinators for further details)

In focus
Instructor: Events with guests (contact the program coordinators for further details)


YEAR 2 
Internship (II): Institutions and Actors of International Public Affairs 
Coordinator: Lect.univ. Dr. Brîndușa NICOLAESCU (brindusa.nicolaescu@unibuc.ro)

Internship (III): Strategies, Tools and Practices of International Public Affairs 
Coordinator: Lect.univ. Dr. Brîndușa NICOLAESCU (brindusa.nicolaescu@unibuc.ro)

Professional Seminar
Coordinator: Conf.univ. Dr. Bogdana PETRICĂ (bogdana.petrica@unibuc.ro)

Capstone Project Tutoring
Coordinator: Academic tutor


Subjects for extra credits
Foreign language IV
Instructor: Through specific agreements (contact the program coordinators for further details)

In focus
Instructor: Events with guests (contact the program coordinators for further details)



The 2021-2022 curriculum (PDF)