Modern European Studies minors are well-prepared to continue their education in JMU's M.A. program in political science with a concentration in European Union Policy Studies. This well-established one-year (3-semester, 33-credit) program in based in Florence, Italy and involves extensive exposure to European decision-making environments in Brussels, Strasbourg, and elsewhere. Students develop policy analysis and cross-cultural communication skills through iterated and intensive interactions with European and American policymakers; Italian public, private, educational, and non-governmental organizations; and graduate-level peers from Italian universities. Program alumni work in rewarding and prestigious positions for public, private, and non-governmental institutions.
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