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 practice-based approach
The program employs a case study approach and seminar discussions in the IR Lab. These are semester-long courses which simulate real-life challenges and train students in critical areas such as conflict resolution, negotiation, strategy, and public speaking. Students also have the opportunity to participate in selective internship placements in a variety of institutions.
A multi-disciplinary program
Our multi-disciplinary approach specifically trains students to understand complexity. The program takes a comprehensive look at International Relations as a global discipline, drawing on many fields such as political science, economics, law, and the role of multilateral organizations, states and the corporate world in shifting the international order.
Management in the global arena
You will acquire key skills sought after by companies needing professionals with a solid understanding of global affairs, as well as the ability to work in corporate settings. Students benefit from IE's world-ranked experience in management and business. These subjects are fundamental to your training in order to be a decision-maker and manage projects and policies at the highest levels.
Think critically, bring solutions
International Relations is as much about thinking critically and understanding complexity as it is developing strong influence and negotiation skills. Essential for professionals in this field is the ability to work and think in complex, interconnected scenarios and bring solutions. You will be required to apply analytical & reasoning abilities together with the art of persuasion and diplomacy to address real-world issues.