Master in International RelationsLead the transition for a better tomorrow
Madrid with a one-week trip to Brussels*
*To guarantee the safety of our students and staff, this trip is subject to change or cancellation in accordance with COVID-19 safety guidelines.
The Master in International Relations has been carefully curated to respond to the needs of the international job market, while adapting to your career aspirations.
The program achieves this by giving you the skills you need to forge a successful career within an experiential learning journey that’s academically outstanding, hands-on, immersive and customizable. You’ll have the opportunity to focus on what interests you most, selecting a specialization between three core tracks: Geopolitics and Diplomacy; International Economics and Business; and Global Governance and International Cooperation.
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The Master in International Relations trains professionals in the dynamics that shape global affairs and provides them with the ideas and tools required to effectively lead government agencies, corporations, civil society and multilateral organizations in a fast-changing environment.
Students who wish to obtain an Official University Degree issued by the Ministry of Education in Spain must fulfill the following requirements.
OUR PARTNERSHIPS AND MEMBERSHIPS
At IE School of Global and Public Affairs, we are committed to training professionals who are prepared to address today’s complex global issues. Together with the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Master in International Relations is designed to address key global challenges. The program will teach you how to develop policies that respond to society’s most pressing issues, including weak economic growth, rising inequalities, the future of work, the SDGs, climate change and responding to the digital revolution.
The Master in International Relations also closely collaborates with many other partner institutions. Thanks to these collaborations, you’ll benefit from enhanced courses, capstone project opportunities and electives, alongside career-enhancing internship opportunities.
Furthermore, thanks to the increasing recognition of our outstanding faculty, IE University is now a full member of the most prestigious organizations and networks in its academic space: the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR).
These memberships further elevate the profile of the school and boost our alumni’s placement potential in the job market.
TOP 10 REASONS TO JOIN IE UNIVERSITY’S MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
A HIGHLY CUSTOMIZABLE PROGRAM CURATED TO YOUR INTERESTS
Choose from three elective tracks to customize your program and focus your skills and knowledge on what interests you most.
EXPERIENCE THE REALITY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS WITH THE OECD
Gain insights from OECD practitioners working on establishing international norms and finding evidence-based solutions to a range of social, economic and environmental challenges.
STUDY AT A CENTER THAT IS FULLY ACCREDITED BY GLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS
Apart from being a full member of the Association for Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), IE University is also a member of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).
LEARN FROM EXPERIENCED PROFESSORS & TOP PRACTITIONERS
Receive insights from leading experts, high-level politicians, diplomats and business professionals.
GROW WITHIN A HIGHLY DIVERSE STUDENT BODY
More than 50 nationalities are represented among the Master in International Relations cohort, and there are over 100 nationalities on campus every year.
BECOME A LEADER IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Gain the skills to become an in-demand professional capable of driving social change.
PARTICIPATE IN A FIELDWORK VISIT TO BRUSSELS
Meet experts from European Union institutions and international organizations during a one-week trip to Brussels, included as part of the program experience.
COMPLETE AN EXCHANGE AT ONE OF OUR RENOWNED PARTNER UNIVERSITIES AROUND THE GLOBE
As a student in the Master in International Relations, you’ll have the option to do an exchange term. Among your options are: Sciences Po (France), the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), the University of Pittsburgh (US), and many more.
JOIN IE UNIVERSITY’S GLOBAL ALUMNI COMMUNITY
More than 70,000 high-level professionals around the world have already graduated from IE University and stay connected through our Alumni Association.
EXPERIENCE THE BUSTLING CITY OF MADRID
Madrid is a cosmopolitan bridge between Europe and Latin America, where you can learn the third most-spoken language in the world.
Liquid Learning in the Classroom
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Agility, flexibility and fluidity are key to navigating today’s increasingly digital, constantly changing world.
At IE University, we’ve developed a unique and evidence-based educational model that transcends conventional learning methodologies and platforms by fusing physical and digital learning spaces, giving you access to first-rate education—no matter where you are.
For the Master in International Relations, you’re expected to attend your classes in person. However, if you are unable to attend for justifiable reasons, you have the possibility to participate remotely as a temporary solution.Find out more about Liquid Learning at IE University
GET TWO DEGREES IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS
The dual Master’s degree in management and international relations is a program for young professionals with less than two years of experience. It begins in January of each year.More information
The dual international MBA and Master’s in international relations begins in January and is designed for professionals with more than three years of full-time experience.More information
The dual Master’s degree in international relations and Master of laws(LLM) begins in January.More information
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