Bachelor in International Relations Become an actor at a global level
The Bachelor in International Relations
Is for individuals who are…
able to understand and interpret complexity. You are proactive and feel at ease engaging in and debating challenging issues.
A comprehensive program that will position you to become an influential actor at a global level and equip you with the necessary hard and soft skills to make a contribution in society
- A member of your country’s Foreign Service
- A consultant for a multilateral organization
- An executive in a multinational corporation
- A development expert in an NGO
The Bachelor in International Relations is a hands-on, practical and comprehensive program that prepares students for a career in the international public and private sectors, guaranteed by the expertise and know-how of IE School of International Relations, a member of the exclusive Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). Our unique international environment and outlook shapes global citizens, able to adapt to diversity and engage in complex economic, political and social dynamics that go beyond borders and cultures.
Segovia and/or Madrid
Map your own path to success
IE knows international business
IE is in the top world rankings for expertise in business, the ideal complement for your international relations studies and enables you to manage in the global arena.
An outstanding faculty, accessible to you
Not many top programs offer students daily contact and feedback with their professors. With small class sizes you receive face-to-face time with your professors on a regular basis.
Become a global citizen
You will study with a truly diverse community, learn an additional language, and be immersed in an environment that gives you an international outlook and global vision.
Exchange opportunities around the world
Experience new cultures and gain a wider perspective of global issues by taking advantage of the extensive study abroad options with one of our prestigious partner institutions.
Highly demanded by top employers
Employers of leading firms worldwide have ranked IE University as one of the top universities where they want to recruit in the future. Our students begin receiving job offers before they graduate.
Build professional skills
The program delivers a practical approach through IR Labs and internships that prepares you to meet the professional challenges you will face in the real world.
Career opportunities in the public and private sectors
Professional opportunities are increasingly linked to a more complex and interconnected world. IR students develop highly sought after skills by both the private and public sectors.
A member of APSIA - the best international relations school in the world
This program is guaranteed by the expertise and know-how of IE School of International Relations, a member of the exclusive Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA).
Personalize your studies with your advisor
Customize your study path in order to reach your career goals, with the guidance of an advisor who is your mentor and helps you integrate all the elements of your program in order to build a strong professional profile.
A fully accredited degree
The Bachelor in International Relations is fully compliant with the Bologna Process and accredited by the Spanish government and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA).
A personalized study path
IE University takes an applied and student-centered approach to education where each individual’s uniqueness is identified and students are given the chance to build their own path. You can personalize your program by adding to the core degree an area of concentration, complimentary courses, seminars, internships and IE Labs, the sum of which is a well-balanced degree program.
Students receive academic guidance from tutors and advisors who provide direction and help them to integrate the different elements of their degree in order to build a personalized academic program that matches their professional aspirations.
IE Start-Up Lab
The IE Start-Up Lab is an incubator where students can develop their business plans and make them investment ready, with the guidance of professors and entrepreneurs. Students are given further resources with the support of IE Business School’s Venture Lab, where they can pitch their idea to potential investors at IE Venture Days and turn their ideas into reality.
Advanced Seminars complement the core degree by giving students deeper knowledge of subjects in their major area of study, and enable students to integrate other fields of study into their program.
IE Labs and Internships
IE Labs are IE University’s alternative to traditional internships. Aimed specifically for first and second year students seeking high level internship placements, the IE Labs provide hands-on, internship-like experience on campus, working on projects for leading companies and institutions in a variety of sectors. Additionally, students can also carry out internships, working in different sectors and gaining professional skills and an international profile that are highly valued by employers.
Final Degree Project
The Final Degree Project is a major part of the fourth year’s curriculum. Students choose their topic with faculty and are guided by their advisor, drawing upon the knowledge the student has gained from specific academic areas and internships or IE Labs projects which the student carried out during their degree program.