Master's Degree in Latin American Studies
The Master's Degree in Latin American Studies was created in 1999, being one of the oldest programs in this area in the country. Because it is linked to a school of Political Science and International Relations, the main goal of the program is to provide students with the knowledge and ability manage the growth of Political Science and International Relations, which allows them to analyze the process that goes on inside Latin American states, and at the same time, it permits them to understand the past procedures of the region, it's relationship with structure, the actors, the dynamics and the international systems' process.
Since the recognition of Latin American Studies are distinguished by their interdisciplinary approach to regional problems., the Master's Degree also offers students a flexible curriculum with the possibility to choose four equivalent areas of training like in: rural development, international relations, history, and literature. The assignments of the equivalent areas are offered by the Master's Degree in Rural Development, International Relations, History, and Literature from the University of Javeriana.
The Master's Degree program in Latin American Studies searches to:
- Contribute to the development of the multidisciplinary knowledge on the conflicts of Latin America.
- Build graduates with the highest level academically, with the ability to respond to the regional problems from ambitions like education in universities and professional practice in public and private sectors.
- Promote the student's interest to research by giving them the basic tools to take charge and participate in investigative tasks about the region.
- To build analysts with critical knowledge in front of the used subject so they can interpret the Latin American reality and are able to propose new visions of interpretations.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PROGRAM:
Granted Degree: Master's Degree in Latin American Studies
The Master's Degree in Latin American Studies is dedicated to professionals in different areas interested in the foundation of Latin American and in particular countries, especially in the policy areas and international relations, and for those who wish to contribute with the production of alternatives for the solution and analysis of regional problems.
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
The Faculty of Political Science and International Relations at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana was created in 1994, although several of its graduate programs date back to the 70s.
Currently the Faculty offers an undergraduate program leading to the degree of political scientist focusing on one of the following areas: participation, governance and international relations.