The PhD in Political Economy is being offered jointly with Universidad
Central de Nicaragua.
The PhD in Political Economy is an extensive study of the political and
diplomatic trends of today, requiring learned to have a solid background in the field
both academically and professionally. The program consists of courses which provide a
broad spectrum of political international problems from the perspective of different
parties involved. The program targets individuals who wish to excel in this field of
ever increasing importance and who wish to obtain an international perspective on their
previous education and career experience. It also is aimed at individuals wishing to
give their career an academic direction, developing skills of applied research,
political consulting and lecturing in the field of diplomacy/political science.
UCN Universidad Central de Nicaragua was founded in 1997 as a private Nicaraguan
university in Managua, Nicaragua. It was accredited by the Consejo Nacional de
Universidades and received the status of a fully autonomous university with
unrestricted degree awarding authority by Act of Parliament and by the award of
the fully autonomous university status by Decree of the President of Nicaragua.