ITCILO Master's Programme in Industrial and Employment Relations

  • 2016-08-09

The International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO) and its Masters' Programme, the Turin School of Development, are pleased to inform you that a new Master in Industrial and Employment Relations will be offered for the Academic Year 2016/2017. The Master aims at developing specialized multidisciplinary knowledge in the field of industrial and employment relations from a comparative viewpoint. It will provide participants with a deep theoretical and practical understanding of industrial and employment relations systems worldwide by looking into recent changes and trends in the major economic geographical areas. The Programme, of a one-year duration and entirely delivered in English, combines the sound academic background of the University of Turin with ITCILO's international training experience.


It will be divided into three phases:


1. Distance-learning phase from 10 October 2016 to 20 January 2017;

2. Residential face-to-face phase at the ITCILO campus in Turin, Italy, from 23 January to 14 April 2017;

3. Distance-learning phase from 17 April to 8 September 2017.


At the end of the Master, a first level Master's Degree (60 certified university credits) will be issued by the University of Turin.


Applications will be accepted until 1 July 2016. For further information, visit the webpage:


or contact the Master's secretariat at mier@itcilo.org