Your personalized study path

 

IE University takes an applied, hands-on, and student-centered approach to education. Because our students have unique aspirations and career goals, their study path is also personalized. Students follow a tailored academic track that consists of core degree courses, electives, specific internships, as well as advanced seminars and a final degree project of their choice, guided by an Advisor.

The program foundation consists of core program courses in International Relations, the IE Module, elective courses, an exchange option and a final degree project of your choice, guided by an advisor. You can find below a list of all the personalized schemes that will enable you to achieve your career objectives.

 

YOUR ADVISOR
       Your Advisor

The student advisor is at the center of IE University educational experience. They guide students in a person a personalized way throughout their university life to ensure that they achieve their personal, academic and professional goals. The advisors are highly skilled and experienced academics, senior managers and top professionals in a variety of corporations and international organizations.

 

Find out more about your advisor

 

YOUR STUDY PLAN
Year 1  
Semester 1
 
• History of International Relations
• Introduction to Political Science
• Political Theory I
• Introduction to Economics
• Ethics - IE Module
• Organizational Management
Semester 2
 
• Contemporary Global Issues
• Political Theory II
• Applied Economics
IR Lab I
• Interpersonal Skills
• Humanities - IE Module
• Language I & II
 
IE Labs or internship option
Year 2  
Semester 1
 
• Comparative Politics
• Research Method in IR
• International Relations Theory I
• The European Union
IR Lab II
Semester 2
 
• International Political Economy
• International Law
• Public Opinion & Political Communication
• Topics in Foreign Policy
IR Lab III
• Language III & IV
  IE Labs or internship option
Year 3  
Semester 1
 
• International Relations Theory II
• Global Governance & International
Organizations
• International Trade
IR Lab IV
• Language V
Deontology - IE Module
Semester 2
 
• Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies
• International Monetary Theory
• International Business & Multinational
Corporations
• Management Skills - IE Module
IR Lab V
• Language VI
Exchange option
Exchange and Internship Option
Year 4  
Semester 1
 
IR Lab VI
• Language VII
• Electives
Semester 2
 
• Final Project
• Electives
 
 
Exchange and internship option
Components Credits
• Core Courses 132
• IE Module 24
• Electives 42
• Language 21
IR Seminars 15
• Final Projects
12
• Credits needed to graduate
 
240
Students graduating from the Bachelor Degree program will receive a Bachelor in International Relations diploma. In addition, they will receive the European Diploma Supplement (EDS), which will list all the official courses completed.

 

IE MODULE

          IE Module

The IE Module forms a part of every bachelor program, it consists of 4 courses where you will be integrated with students from other fields of study.

 

Business Management

Learn the fundamental aspects of business operations and management and how to create your own business plan.

Humanities

Consider reality from different perspectives in order to develop your own point of view.

Ethics

Understand ethical dilemmas and moral traditions of other cultures and consider your professional impact in society.

Interpersonal Skills

Develop your communication and leadership skills in order to work collaboratively in professional environments.

 

Find out more about the IE Module

 

EXCHANGE PROGRAM
If you want the chance to view your studies from new perspectives, the exchange option will be of interest to you.You can choose to do an exchange study program for up to two semesters at one of our prestigious partner institutions in North and South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

These are just some of the academic institutions which you can choose from to go on exchange:

 

EUROPE

Sciences Po, Paris, France

Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany

University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom

University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom

University of St. Gallen, Gallen, Switzerland

 

ASIA PACIFIC

Singapore Management University, Singapore

Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

University of Technology Sydney (UST), Sydney, Australia

 

WESTERN ASIA

Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

 

AFRICA

University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

 

NORTH AMERICA

McGill University, Montreal, Canada

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Syracuse University, New York, USA

 

SOUTH AMERICA

Universidad de Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

See the full list of exchange options here.

 

FINAL DEGREE PROJECT

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.

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