First year

Syllabus features

RelMed is a 120 ECTS two years-programme. The main features of RelMed are:

  • First year is entirely held at the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain.
  • Mobility is mandatory within the programme.
  • At the end of the first year, students apply on the module they are interested on for the second year. They will choose among the four partner universities.

First year topics

The first year is conceived to give to the students analysis instruments to understand the cultural, political and economical features of the Mediterranean Region. The understanding of these features is critical to implement any action in the area. The topics during this first year are:

Geopolitics in the Mediterranean during the 20th and 21st Centuries (Enric Olivé)

Civil Society in the Arab World (Mohammed Kerrou)

Cultural, political and religious basis of Mediterranean Society (Joseph Maïla)

Creation and Management Policy of NGO’s at regional level in the Mediterranean (Alfred Vernis)

Formulation and execution of European Projects in the Mediterranean Area (Sílvia Monserrate)

Current Geopolitics: Turkey and the EUDiplomacy in the Mediterranean Area (Jean Marcou)

Analysis and Conflict Management: Cyprus; Palestine-Israel; Lebanon-Israel; Western Sahara (Ferran Izquierdo)

Fundamental Rights in Multicultural Societies (Gustavo Gozzi)

Conceptualisation of the specializations’ subjects (various)