MA International Relations
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Duration of Study:
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Faculty of Political Science and Journalism
Master of Arts (MA)
Full time studies
2 years/ 4 semesters
APPLICATION AND ADMISSION DATES
Application Period: 1st April-30th September 2023
Academic Year begins: October 1st, 2023
Academic Year ends: 1st July
Tuition Fees 2023/24
Euro: Year 1 – 1750
Year 2 – 1550
MA International Relations program at UMCS offers students and graduates an opportunity to cultivate a broad vision of national and global affairs without losing sight of the larger context. The MA International relations combines a thirst for knowledge with personal development while also creating opportunities for attractive future employment.
The program is interdisciplinary in nature and aimed at people interested in in the world around them and the processes shaping it. International relations are activities, processes, and events of a trans border nature, which means they are not contained within states’ borders. Nowadays, globalization and integration processes require that anyone involved in politics, business, culture, or social life be familiar with international relations. Therefore, the demand for academic knowledge of the subject is increasing, which translates into good prospects for attractive employment. Among the numerous work possibilities available for our graduates are diplomacy, international trade, international projects, and international organizations.
In order to meet the growing demand for specialists in international relations, the Faculty of Political Science at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University has launched a 2-year full-time English-language MA program in International Relations. Due to the fact that the entire program is conducted in English, students will be able to master their language skills and enrich their vocabulary with specialist terminology while expanding their knowledge of international relations. The program is designed for both Polish and foreign students who wish to probe the problem of international relations, especially in the context of Central and Eastern European relations.
The program was developed in line with students’ expectations – UMCS is open to students’ and graduates’ suggestions. Answering students’ needs. Also, the Faculty of Political science and journalism is planning to expand the curriculum to introduce courses in Central and Eastern Europe languages.
The program has a unique content. The syllabus combines study of general issues in modern international relations with detailed studies of Central and Eastern Europe that include both historical background and contemporary social, political, economic, and cultural issues. This region has witnessed profound socio-economic changes and is rapidly gaining importance in modern international relations.
Specializations currently available include:
- Central and Eastern European Studies
- Economic Diplomacy
- International Place Branding
- International Institutions
The program is open to all applicants, both national and international students.
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