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 31 October 2024.

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.

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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.

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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 admission procedure consists of two rounds: Round 1 Processing of documents 1. Proof of English 2. ID or Passport 3. Transcript of records (graduating grades are sufficient) 4. Cover letter A minimum of 30 (out of 40) points from the above are necessary for an invitation to the second round and an online interview. Further details are below. Round 2 Online interview A minimum of 30 (out of 40) points is necessary for admission. Further details are below. The next steps of the admission process and entrance conditions will be communicated to you through the online application and by letter/email from the university. You can track the status of your application by yourself through the online application system anytime. Recognized English certificates Tests must be within the last two years at time of submission to be considered valid. B2 Cambridge English Certificate with a total score between 160 and 179 Cambridge English Certificate: B2 First (FCE) Cambridge English Certificate: B2 First for Schools B2 IELTS Academic score 5,5–6,5 B2 IELTS General Training score 5,5–6,5 TOEIC Listening and Reading Test: Listening: 400 (B2); Reading: 385 (B2) TOEIC Speaking and Writing Test: Speaking: 160 (B2); Writing: 150 (B2) TOEFL iBT: 72 (B2): Reading: 18 (B2); Listening: 17 (B2); Speaking: 20 (B2); Writing: 17 (B2) TOEFL ITP Level 1: 543 (B2): TOEFL ITP Section Scores: Listening Comprehension: 54 (B2); Structure and Written Expression: 53 (B2); Reading Comprehension: 56 (B2) TOEFL Junior Standard: Listening Comprehension: 290–300 (B2); Language Form and Meaning: 280–300 (B2); Reading Comprehension: 280–300 (B2) ELSA – English Language Skills Assessment B2 JETSET ESOL International Qualifications B2 LanguageCert International ESOL (Listening, Reading, Writing) – Communicator B2 LanguageCert International ESOL Spoken Exam – Communicator B2 (both certificates are necessary) IESOL – Communicator B2 LanguageCert ISESOL – Communicator B2 Pearson Tests of English General (Level 3) telc English B2 Duolingo English test: score +105

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1 Jul – 31 Oct 2024

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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 6 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
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