Institute for International Political Studies
(full official name in Italian Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale
), founded in 1934
, ISPI is one of the oldest Italian institutes specialising in international affairs. It is a legally recognised association, transformed into a non-profit making corporation in 1972, operating under the supervision of the Foreign Ministry
and administratively under the control of the Treasury and State Auditors' Office. Its seat is Palazzo Clerici, a splendid example of 18th-century Milanese patrician building which boasts among its treasures the famous room with a Tiepolo fresco.
Today, just as seventy years ago, the Institute is an impartial scientific benchmark for all those interested in international issues: from members of the political and cultural worlds to operators in the business community, public administrations, international bodies and non governmental organisations
The vocation of the Institute is to promote the study of international politics
and economics, particularly international affairs and strategic problems; train young men and women intending to work in international surroundings, as well as supply a forum for discussion and debate at a high level.
Besides carrying out research, publishing studies, training and organising events, the Institute possesses a documentation centre composed of both volume and periodical libraries.
The characteristic of ISPI's work is an interdisciplinary approach, guaranteed by... Read More