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“Call for research projects” from Lionello Industrial Park

“Call for research projects” from Lionello Industrial Park
30/07/14

What politics are needed to promote quality of life

 

With the cooperation of qualified scholars, a new international and interdisciplinary initiative was started to select 15 policy-oriented projects proposed by young researchers.

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Formation Course for Future Priests

Formation Course for Future Priests
30/07/14

New paths of communion for the Church of today

 

Having come to the IX event, Loppiano will be hosting the first segment of the biennial course from July 14 to 26, for the year 2014/2015. The IUS has confirmed its collaboration for this year as well.

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“Inter-global Politics” by Pasquale Ferrara

“Inter-global Politics” by Pasquale Ferrara
28/07/14

International relations in the post-global era

 

The second volume in the collection “Sophia’s Pathways” (Città Nuova Editing House) - includes study manuals for IUS program courses, contributions made towards academic studies in the various disciplines offered by Sophia.

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Professorships of Sophia

Academic Offer

Master’s Degree in
Foundations and Perspectives for a Culture of Unity

Aim

The IUS confers an academic Master’s Degree in Foundations and Perspectives for a Culture of Unity.

 

The path of studies has an integrated path in Culture of Unity, as
well as three specializations: Economy and Management, Trinitarian Ontology, Political Studies.

 

The program has a double objective:

- through an interdisciplinary approach, it gives access to the foundations of a knowledge base that expresses the human being in his/her unity and places itself at the service of a complex society, in the challenging context of our time;

- it offers  tools to apply  this approach to qualified perspectives in different academic specializations.

 

Diploma in
Foundations and Perspectives for a Culture of Unity

What is learned

The IUS gives a diploma in ‘Foundations and Perspectives for a Culture of Unity’ with a certificate at the end of a year-long program of studies. It is designed for students and young people already committed in an academic or professional field, for whom it is not possible to accede to the two-year Master’s Degree program.

 

 

In the inter and trans-disciplinary perspectives courses offer a foundation for a Culture of Unity  and, in a personalized program, instructions describing the specific ways such a culture impacts the various disciplinary and professional fields.



 

 

Research Doctorates

Subject areas

A research Doctorate is the highest level of instruction available in 
the educational system and aims to teach the specific competences 
necessary to exercise research activities at universities, public 
institutions and private entities.

 

 


 

At the IUS it is possible to pursue an ordinary Doctorate in ‘Foundations and Perspectives for a Culture of Unity’ in the following core areas:

 

• Civil Economy and Economy of Communion
• Epistemology and Logic
• Philosophy
• Research in Social Sciences

 

• Trans-disciplinary Research
• Political Studies
• Theology
 

 

 

Post-Doctoral Studies

Who is it for?

The Post-Doctoral School is organized as an academic itinerary in which various disciplines are introduced in the IUS university life to further
develop, together with on-site professors, research programs in tune
with the academic scope of the Institute.


 

 

 

Such a plan of studies is open to young researchers through a scholarship program, for a period of two or more years, and professors from other universities who wish to spend a period of time at the IUS for research purposes.

 



 

 

Understanding Protocols with other institutions

Recognition

The structure of courses and programs at the Sophia University Institute corresponds to the European standard and the exams and academic
degrees are recognized according to international agreements, as well
as parameters established by the Convention of Lisbon and by the Process
of Bologna.



 

The international agreement for recognizing degrees is applied according to the stipulations in specific executive conventions between university Institutions.  Furthermore, the Master’s Degree granted by the IUS is integrally recognized by some countries of South America.




 

 

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