The International Relations MA degree is an interdisciplinary course addressing the global challenges and political and social issues. The goal of the program is not only to train highly qualified experts with broad education in the social sciences, but also to train critical citizens who can understand global policies, uncover political manipulations and can interprete processes in an objective way, considering multiple perspectives. We have a wide range of courses focusing on political processes, electoral systems and global issues, dealing with the developing countries and the growing Asian states, while we also offer a deep insight into the European and Central Eastern European issues.
The two-year postgraduate course will provide you with the theoretical and practical context of international relations offering an intellectual preparation for a wide range of career choices. The graduates know and understand the developmental tendencies of the regions outside Europe and have thorough disciplinary knowledge in the areas of civilisation, world economy, international law, political science as well as practical skills in diplomacy, protocol and negotiation techniques. Equipped with these pieces of knowledge and skills they are properly qualified to pursue their studies in a doctoral degree program.
Why choose us and the University of Pécs?
For a successful application please follow the steps below:
Skype interview for MA International Relations Program
The interview takes around 20-25 minutes. Colleagues from the Faculty are going to send you a topical article about an IR related issue on the day of the interview via Skype, and this article will be used at the interview, to get a picture about how you can understand and interprete different events. We will be interested in your previous studies, your motivation and you might receive questions about your region’s, country’s processes, debates as well. The main goal of this discussion is to learn more about your language knowledge, personal skills and scientific interest – to be able to make the right decision to help our multicultural and open-minded community and academic integrity.
The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:
*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!