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Welcoming students to Reading

The School of Politics, Economics and International Relations is dedicated to developing long-lasting and sustainable partnerships with prestigious universities and institutions around the world. Our partnerships help to enhance the educational and career paths available to our students, and support increased global engagement and collaboration to share ideas and learning opportunities.

KDI School of Public Policy and Management

The School of Politics, Economics and International Relations offers a double master’s programme with the KDI School of Public Policy and Management. Students study one year at each institution and receive two degrees.

Students studying the KDI Global Master’s Program can come to the University of Reading to study our MSc Public Policy programme and gain two master’s degrees.

University of Turin (UniTO)

Our double master's programme with the University of Turin (UniTO) enables students to gain two master's degrees with the flexibility to choose where they study over the two years.

Students can choose to study their first year at UniTO and their second year at the University of Reading on our MSc Business Economics programme, or begin their master's at Reading and transfer to UniTO for their second year.


News and events

Find out more about what is happening at the  Department of Economics, including upcoming events and more. 


Our staff

Learn from our active researchers and experts. Their research informs policy decisions for governments, multinational organisations and international agencies like the UN.


Our research

Economics at Reading focuses on applied economic research directed towards improving the quality of life in the UK and around the world.