The Carlos III-Juan March Institute (IC3JM) at the Carlos III University of Madrid offers a twoyear Master in Social Sciences, taught entirely in English, with paths of specialization in Political Science, Sociology and Economic History. Its first edition starts in September 2106.
It is an academic Master, with 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), whose main goal is to teach how to do high-level research in the core topics of the Social Sciences. The Master provides an advanced, interdisciplinary, training in the Social Sciences, with a strong emphasis on comparative and historical approaches, as well as on methodological issues and quantitative techniques. Students acquire the skills required for research design, hypothesis formulation, and data analysis.
Courses are taught by members of the IC3JM and professors at the Carlos III University. The Faculty holds PhDs from the best Universities in the world and have a very strong publication record. Moreover, each edition of the Master will include visiting professors from other universities. For the first edition of the Master, scholars such as Lucinda Platt (London School of Economics), Dídac Queralt (Institute of Political Economy and Governance) and José Fernández-Albertos (CSIC) will teach courses.
The Juan March Servera Fellowship offers two scholarships of two years of duration for excellent students who want to do the Master.
All the information on the Master can be found here: http://ic3jm.es/masters/social-sciences/index.aspx
The IC3JM has a strong international reputation for being a top research institution in Europe.