International Relations and European Politics

Bachelor's degree in full-time form. The language of instruction is English.

The programme can be studied only as a single subject. Tuition fee is €3,000 per academic year.

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Submission deadline until midnight 1 June 2023.

What will you learn?

The bachelor degree program in the field of International Relations and European Politics aims to develop an understanding of international relations and European politics. Special emphasis is laid on the ability to analyse, assess, interpret, and understand theoretical aspects of examined issues with systematic critical reflection in expert activities. Focus is directed particularly toward modern issues, theories of conflict and cooperation, theories of European integration, and international political economy.

“Challenge yourself to impact the world”

A progressive curriculum in soft and practical skills and research methods in social science prepares students for high-quality expert analytical work in practice and academia. Structured emphasis on the development of students’ analytical skills throughout the program prepares students for success on the global labor market or graduate study among the global academic competition.

Find out more at: https://irep.fss.muni.cz/bachelor/about

Practical training

The program fully accommodates and encourages internships and exchange stays to further develop practical and communication skills and networks.

Students of the field can electively participate in practical training with all types of potential employers. The department cultivates and continues to expand the existing rich offer of practical courses and training opportunities for applicants.

Further information

For more information http://irep.fss.muni.cz/

Career opportunities

The graduates may continue in master programs worldwide or find employment in a number of professional areas. Especially: in public administration and diplomatic services, in research and analytical institutes, in academic-educational work at universities, in the apparatus of political parties, as journalists a and in international organisations. Graduates are very likely to find a job in the corporate sphere, particularly in large multinational organisations.

Admission requirements

The multiple-choice entrance test will consist of 20 (a-e) closed questions covering areas of basics from social sciences and humanities (politics, international relations, sociology, history, basics of political geography). To be accepted to a program the applicants must achieve at least the threshold of 60% of correct answers.

Recommended literature

Lunt, Pat; Rebman, Peter: Social Studies. Oxford University Press, 2019, s. 6-37, 74-105, 106-141. Richards, Michael, D.; Waibel, Paul R.: Twentieth Century Europe. A Brief History, 1900 to the Present. Wiley Blackwell, 2014, s. 345-378. Colander, David C.; Hunt, Elgin H.: Social Science. An Introduction to the Study of Society. Routledge, 2022, Chapter 1


Application guide

Deadlines

1 Sep 2022 – 1 Jun 2023

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Follow-up studies

Students are fully eligible to continue their graduate studies in any program of the corresponding area worldwide. They may continue in the IREP Master's program which is a direct continuation of their bachelor education. They are also in a prime position for continuing in any of the 5 English language Master's programs at FSS MU.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Social Studies
Type of studies Bachelor's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
distance No
Study options single-subject studies Yes
single-subject studies with specialization No
major/minor studies No
Standard length of studies 3 years
Language of instruction English
Tuition fees
The studies are subject to tuition, fees are paid per academic year
€3,000
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