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Online Master in International Economic Relations

Master in International Economic Relations and Regional Integration (Online, Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English, 60/120 ECTS)

The Professional Master of Science (MSc) in International Economic Relations and Regional Integration taught by EENI Global Business School offers to students a global and practical vision on all the issues related to the international economic relations between countries and / or regional trade blocs, as well as the regional economic integration process in the world.

Master of Science in International Relations

The student analyses the trend towards regionalisation, analysing the eight current civilisations, the role of religions in these civilisations and their relationships with the processes of economic integration in the world. Thus, it is possible to define and characterize the eighteen world economic areas and their economic interactions.

Institutions, economic areas and free trade agreements analysed on the Master:
Master of Science international Relations

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Paths of the Professional Master

The Master in International Economic Relations allows the student to select three paths of different duration, content, tuition fees, and diploma issued in order to fit the Master to the student needs and schedule.

Customised Master in International Business, Online

  1. Credits, Fees and Duration: (17 € / ECTS Credits)
    1. Master 1: 60 ECTS (
      1-year It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
      ) / € 1,000 Euros
    2. Master 2: 120 ECTS (2 years) / € 2,000 Euros
    3. Customised Master
    4. Financing
  2. Open Online Enrolment
  3. Download the Admission Form
  4. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
  5. Download the syllabus of the Master (PDF)

A Professional Master intended for all those wanting to specialise in the International Economic Relations and regional economic integration process.

The Master in International Economic Relations is especially designed for all those who work, or wish to work, in the institutions related to international economics or internationalisation: multilateral and regional organizations, development banks, investment agencies, Ministries of foreign trade, Chambers of Commerce, Business Associations, National Customs, Consultants, Internationalisation departments of large companies...

Language of the Master: Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English

  1. Also
    available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training). The student can review the subjects in whatever language and use one of the four languages as a vehicular language of the campus and to complete the exercises. The student can do the exercises, thesis or communicate with professors in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese.
    Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Master en Relaciones Internacionales), French (Study, Master in International Business in French Master Relations Internationales) or Portuguese (Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Mestrado Relações Internacionais
    1. Globalisation and International Organisations (WTO, World Bank, IMF) (6 ECTS)
    2. Civilisations, Religions, and Economic Integration (2 ECTS)
      1. World Economic Areas
    3. Africa
      1. Economic Areas of the African Civilisation: West Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa, East Africa and the Maghreb (7 ECTS)
      2. African Economic Institutions (African Union, ECA, NEPAD...) (5 ECTS)
      3. African Integration Processes (COMESA, SADC, EAC, UEMOA, CEMAC, Tripartite Agreement...) (5 ECTS)
        1. Economic integration in the Maghreb (1 ECTS)
        2. Economic integration in West Africa (4 ECTS)
        3. Economic integration in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa (6 ECTS)
        4. Economic integration in Africa (2 ECTS)
        5. The State of the African Integration (8 ECTS)
          Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the African Countries
      4. International economic relations of Africa with the other economic areas (10 ECTS)
    4. Asia-Pacific
      1. Asian Economic Areas (7 ECTS)
        1. Hindu Economic Area
        2. Sinic Economic Area
        3. Buddhist Economic Area
        4. Islamic Economic Area:
          1. Central Eurasian Economic Area
          2. Malay Economic Area
        5. Western Civilisation: Oceania Economic Area
      2. Asian Economic Institutions. Asian Integration Processes (ASEAN, SCO, SAARC, ECO...) (6 ECTS)
        1. Asian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
        2. International Economic Relations with the other economic areas
    5. Middle East (6 ECTS)
      1. Arab Economic Area of the Islamic Civilisation
      2. Economic institutions (OIC, Arab League...) and economic integration (Gulf Cooperation Council) of the Arab Countries
      3. Arab Development Funds
      4. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the Arab Countries
      5. International Economic Relations with the other economic areas
    6. America
      1. American Economic Areas of the Western Civilisation: North-American, Latin-American and the Caribbean (6 ECTS)
      2. American Economic Institutions. American integration processes (MERCOSUR, Andean Community, USMCA/NAFTA 2.0) (12 ECTS)
        1. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the American Countries
        2. International Economic Relations with the other economic areas
    7. Europe
      1. European Economic Areas
        1. European Economic Area of the Western Civilisation (2 ECTS)
        2. Orthodox Economic Area (2 ECTS)
      2. European economic institutions (2 ECTS)
      3. European integration processes (European Union, EFTA...)
        1. European Union (7 ECTS)
        2. International relations of the EU (8 ECTS)
        3. European Free Trade Association (AELE) (2 ECTS)
        4. Central European Free Trade Agreement (ACELC / CEFTA) (2 ECTS)
        5. Other European Economic Organizations (2 ECTS)
        6. Free Trade Agreements (FTA) related to the European Countries
        7. International Economic Relations with the other economic areas
    8. Global Trade Agreements and Cooperation Forums
    9. No to Corruption in International Business (4 ECTS)
    10. Thesis of the Master in International Economic Relations (10 ECTS)

    Distribution of the Master by semesters and subjects

    The objectives of the Master in International Economic Relations and Regional Integration are:

    1. To know the impact of the globalisation on the world economy and the role of the largest international economic organisations (World Bank, World Trade Organisation, International Monetary Fund...)
    2. To analyse the trends towards regionalisation, by analysing the current eight civilisations, the role of the religions in these civilisations and the relations with the economic integration process in the World
    3. To define and characterise the eighteen economic areas in the World and the economic interactions between them
    4. To analyse the integration processes, main economic institutions and trade agreements in Africa, Europe, America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East
    5. To learn about global trade agreements: Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA) or the Transpacific Strategic Economic Partnership Agreement (CPTPP)
    6. To study the impact of the largest Free Trade Agreements (FTA) in the world
    7. To raise awareness of the need to prevent the corruption in international economic relations

    Forum on China-Africa Cooperation. Sino-African Trade Relations

    Modules and Subjects of the Master

    Module- Globalisation and International Institutions

    The student begins the Master in International Economic Relations studying the impact of the Globalisation on the world economy, the trends toward the economic regionalisation, and the role of the largest international economic institutions:

    1. United Nations (UN)
      1. Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
      2. International Trade Centre (INTRACEN)
    2. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
      1. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
    3. World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    4. World Bank (WB)
    5. International Monetary Fund
    6. International Chamber of Commerce
    7. Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

    Download the syllabus of the module “Globalisation” (PDF).

    Master Globalisation

    Trading System WTO

    Module - Introduction to the Civilisations, Religions, and Regional Economic Integration.

    World Economic Areas

    The aim of module two is to know the status of the World: trade blocs, emergence of the African continent, emerging countries (BRICS), trends in regional economic integration... EENI has developed a unique methodology based on the concept of “civilisations, religions, and regional economic integration.” Despite the phenomenon of the globalisation, businesses also tend to regionalisation.

    Analysing the role of the religions and civilisations in a globalised world; we can identify eight large economic spaces, composed of one or more economic areas.

    Civilisations, Religions, Economic Integration (Doctorate)

    1. Civilisations in a globalised world
    2. The eight major civilisations, their economic areas and their integration processes
      1. African Civilisation
      2. Islamic Civilisation
        1. Economic integration
        2. Interactions with the other civilisations
      3. Western-Christian Civilisation
      4. Hindu Civilisation
      5. Sinic Civilisation
      6. Buddhist Civilisation
      7. Orthodox Civilisation
      8. Japanese Civilisation
    3. Intra-civilisations integration processes
    4. Economic interrelations between the civilisations

    Civilisations and economic integration (Master)

    Civilisations, Religions and Integration (Master Doctorate)

    Module - Africa

    Economic Area of the African Civilisation

    1. Leadership of Africa in the history of humanity
    2. African major religions: Christianity, Islam, and the African Traditional Religions
    3. African Central States: Nigeria (African largest economy) and/or South Africa (a BRICS country)
    4. Africa: the Next Emerging Continent

    Africa: the Next Emerging Continent. Why do business in Africa? Deep African Socio-economic transformation

    The five African Economic Areas:

    1. West African Economic Area (PDF)
    2. Central African Economic Area (PDF)
    3. Southern African Economic Area (PDF)
    4. East African Economic Area (PDF)
    5. Maghrebian Economic Area (PDF)
    6. Interactions with the other civilisations

    Institutions are Leading the African Socio-Economic Transformation

    Online Master: African Economic Transformation

    1. African Union
      1. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
    2. Economic Commission for Africa
    3. African Development Bank (AfDB)
    4. Agenda 2063 “The Africa We Want”

    Download the syllabus of the module “African institutions” (PDF)

    African Economic Organisations.

    1. Arab Maghreb Union (AMU)
    2. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
    3. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
    4. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
    5. West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ)
    6. Organisation for the Development of the Senegal River
    7. Mano River Union (MRU)
    8. Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC)
    9. Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)
    10. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
    11. Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    12. East African Community (EAC)
    13. Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)
    14. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
    15. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
    16. African Continental Free-Trade Area
    17. Niger Basin Authority
    18. Economic Community of the Great Lakes Region (CEPGL)
    19. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
    20. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
    21. Nile Basin Initiative
    22. Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)
    23. Bank of Central African States (BEAC)

    Transport and Logistics in Africa

    Transport and Logistics in Africa, Corridors, Maritime Ports (Course Master)

    1. Infrastructures in Africa
    2. Maritime Transport in Africa
    3. African Transport Corridors
    4. Rail Transport in Africa
    5. Information and communication technologies (ICT), Regional Trade, and integration in Africa
    6. African Value Chains

    International Relations of Africa

    Online Master: International Relations of Africa

    1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) - United States
    2. Forum on China-Africa cooperation
    3. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
    4. Afro-Arab cooperation
    5. Africa-Turkey Partnership
    6. Africa-BRICS Cooperation
    7. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
    8. Africa-Korea Partnership
    9. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

    Download the syllabus of the module “International Relations of Africa” (PDF).

    Online Master: African International Trade

    Africa-India Forum Framework for Cooperation. Indian Duty-free Tariff Preference

    Module - Asia.

    Asian Civilisations and Economic Areas.

    1. Hindu Economic Area (Hinduism) (PDF). India (a BRICS country) is the central state
    2. Sinic Civilisation. China (a BRICS country) is the Central State. Religions: Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism
    3. Buddhist Economic Area (PDF)
    4. Central Eurasian Economic Area (Pakistan, Turkey, and Iran competing for the Central State) and the Malay Economic Area (formed by the three ASEAN Muslim Countries) of the Islamic Civilisation (PDF)
    5. Japanese civilisation
    6. Economic Area of Oceania of the Western Civilisation (PDF)

    Asian Economic Organisations and Integration.

    Master: Asia Organisations

    1. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
    2. Colombo Plan
    3. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership
    4. Boao Forum for Asia
    5. Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD)
    6. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
    7. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)
    8. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)

    Asian Trade Agreements.

    Master: Asia Free Trade Agreements

    1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    2. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
    3. Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy (ACMECS)
    4. Brunei Darussalam Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA)
    5. South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
    6. Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)
    7. Bay of Bengal Initiative (BIMSTEC)
    8. Asian Clearing Union (ACU)
    9. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)
    10. Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO)
    11. South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC)
    12. Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
    13. Pacific Islands Forum (PIF)
    14. Oceania Customs Organisation (OCO)
    15. Mekong River Commission (MRC)
    16. Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS)

    New Silk Road

    1. Almaty-Bishkek Economic Corridor
    2. Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Economic Corridor
    3. China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor
    4. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor
    5. China-Central Asia-West Asia Economic Corridor
    6. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Economic Corridor
    7. Transport Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA)
    8. International Transport and Transit Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement
    9. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea)
    10. International North-South Transport Corridor (India-Russia)
    11. Afghanistan-Turkmenistan-Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Transport Corridor (Lapis Lazuli)
    12. Trans-Caspian Trade and Transit Corridor (Central Corridor)
    13. East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)
    14. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI-ECO)
    15. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Rail and Road Corridor (ITI-ECO)
    16. Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor
      1. Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone

    Master: Asia Trade Agreements

    New Silk Road (China-Europe) Eurasian Land Transport Initiative

    Greater Arab Free-Trade Area GAFTA: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates

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    Africa-South America Summit (ASA) Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), African Union (AU)

    Module - Europe

    1. European Economic Area (PDF) of the Western Civilisation.
    2. Orthodox Economic Area (PDF)
    3. United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
    4. Central European Initiative (CEI)
    5. Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS)
    6. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
    7. Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC)
    8. Regional Organisation for Democracy and Economic Development (GUAM)
    9. Regional Cooperation Council (RCC)
    10. Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
    11. Adriatic-Ionian Initiative

    Course European Union and Institutions (PDF)

    1. European Union (EU)
    2. European Investment Bank
    3. European Economic and Social Committee
    4. European Neighbourhood Policy
    5. Foreign trade of the European Union (EU)
    6. European Union Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
    7. EU's Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
    8. European Union Enlargement
    9. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)

    Foreign Policy of the European Union: 19% of the world trade. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)... (PDF)

    EU Trade Agreements (Master)

    European Free Trade Association (EFTA)

    Foreign Trade and Business in the EFTA States

    EFTA Free Trade Agreements (FTA):
    1. America: Canada, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Peru, Central America
    2. Asia: Singapore, India, South Korea, the Philippines
    3. Middle East: Gulf Cooperation Council, Jordan, Lebanon
    4. Africa: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Southern African Customs Union (SACU)
    5. Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine

    Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA)

    Business EFTA Countries

    Trans-European Transport Network Corridors

    1. Atlantic Transport Corridor
    2. Baltic-Adriatic Transport Corridor
    3. North Sea-Baltic Transport Corridor
    4. North Sea-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
    5. Mediterranean Transport Corridor
    6. Eastern Europe-Eastern Mediterranean Transport Corridor
    7. Scandinavian-Mediterranean Transport Corridor
    8. Rhine-Alpine Transport Corridor
    9. Rhine-Danube Transport Corridor
    10. Strasbourg-Danube Transport Corridor
    11. Pan-European Corridor II
    12. Pan-European Corridor IX

    Europe Trade Agreements

    European Union-India Free Trade Agreement

    Module - Global Trade Agreements and Cooperation Forums.

    Global Trade Agreements.

    1. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
    2. Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    3. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
    4. Global System of Trade Preferences among Developing Countries (GSTP)
    5. Protocol Relating to Trade Negotiations Among Developing Countries (PTN)

    Economic Cooperation Forums.

    1. Forum for East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC)
    2. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA)
    3. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
    4. Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PEEC)
    5. Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)
    6. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED)

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    Professional Master's Diploma Obtained

    The student has to pass the online continuous assessment exercises for each subject as well as the final online Master's Thesis. If the professor considers that the minimum level has not been reached, he will guide the student to improve the quality of his exercises or thesis and send them back.

    The most important thing for EENI is that the student correctly learns the Master's subjects and objectives.

    Once all the exercises and thesis have been approved, the student obtains the “Diploma of Professional Master of Science (MSc) in International Economic Relations and Regional Integration” issued by EENI Global Business School (Spain, European Union).

    In this case, it will be necessary to send us by mail (not valid by email) a certified photocopy of your diploma of Bachelor's Degree. This is necessary for the issuance of your diploma and not to enrol.

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    Those students, who are not in possession of a Bachelor's Degree, may enrol but will receive the “Advanced Certificate Program in International Economic Relations.”

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