Master in International Relations

Lead the transition for a better tomorrow
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The Master in International Relations trains professionals in the complex dynamics that shape global affairs, providing them with the ideas and tools required to effectively lead government agencies, corporations, civil society and multilateral organizations in a fast-changing environment.
DURATION

10 months

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Madrid with a one-week trip to Brussels*

Mode of study

Full-time

Format

In-person

Intake

September

*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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OFFICIAL DEGREE

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

OECD

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.

 

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS

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.

 

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Dan Kselman, Vice Dean of Academic Affairs, explains in-depth the Master in International Relations.

TOP 10 REASONS TO JOIN IE UNIVERSITY’S MASTER IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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Schedule

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.

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GET TWO DEGREES IN LESS THAN TWO YEARS

IE University is one of the few institutions that offer dual master’s programs for students who want to fine-tune their global affairs knowledge while also developing the leadership and management skills they need to face challenges that span multiple sectors. Your dual degree options include:

Master in Management + Master in International Relations

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.

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International MBA + Master in International Relations

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.

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Master in International Relations + Master of Laws (LL.M.)

The dual Master’s degree in international relations and Master of laws(LLM) begins in January.

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