Bachelor in International Relations Become an actor at a global level

The Bachelor degree 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 Global and Public Affairs, 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.

DURATION

4 years

LANGUAGE

English

LOCATION

Madrid, Segovia

A TRUE INTERNATIONAL MINDSET

“International Relations is really the best way of bringing people together to solve the world´s issues “, IE University Student, Andrew Fitzgerald, explains why he chose to study the Bachelor in International Relations.

Concentrations

IE University takes an applied and student-centered approach to education, identifying your unique strengths and giving you the chance to build your own path. During this Bachelor degree, students will have the opportunity to specialize their studies within the field of International Relations. By choosing specific electives in the 3rd and 4th year within a certain area, they will be able to claim one of the three concentration diplomas offered.

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND DEVELOPMENT

This concentration covers a wide range of disciplines, providing tomorrow’s leaders with a deep and holistic understanding of all the dimensions of international business, economics and development.

GEOPOLITICS AND DIPLOMACY

Designed for students who want to stand up to current geopolitical shifts and identify solutions to the complex global challenges we face today, this concentration will deepen the conceptual framework needed to manage international negotiations.

GOVERNANCE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INNOVATION

This concentration will allow students to gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex processes of technological transformation that are shaping our societies and international politics.

Can’t decide on which concentration?

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

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.

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EXCHANGE PROGRAM

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      EUROPE

    • Aalto University - School of Business

      P.O. Box 21210
      FI-00076 AALTO
      FINLAND

    • Abertay University - Dundee, Scotland

      Bell Street, Dundee,
      Scotland, DD1 1HG

    • BI Norwegian School of Business

      Nydalsveien 37
      N-0484 Oslo

    • Bocconi University

      Via Sarfatti, 25 Milano

    • City University of London

      Northampton Square
      London EC1V 0HB
      United Kingdom

    • EBS Business School

      Rheingaustraße 1
      65375 Oestrich-Winkel

    • EDHEC Business School

      24 avenue Gustave Delory, CS 50411,
      59057 Roubaix Cedex 1 - France

    • ESSEC Business School

      3 avenue Bernard Hirsch
      CS 50105 Cergy
      95021 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex
      France

    • Erasmus University Rotterdam

      Campus Woudestein
      Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
      3062 PA Rotterdam

    • IHECS (Institut des Haytes Etudes des Communications Sociales)

      Rue de l’Etuve 58-60
      B-1000 Bruxelles
      Belgique

    • Institute of Business Studies Moscow

      Office 219, building 5, 82-84,
      Vernadsky prospect, Moscow, 119571

    • Jacobs University

      Campus Ring 1
      28759 Bremen, Germany

    • Kozminski University

      57/59 Jagiellońska St., 03-301
      Warsaw, Poland

    • Koç University

      Rumelifeneri Yolu 34450 Sarıyer
      İstanbul / Türkiye

    • LUISS

      Viale Pola 12, 00198
      Roma, Italia

    • Lund University - School of Economics and Management

      P.O. Box 7080, SE-220 07
      Lund, Swede

    • Management Center Innsbruck

      Universitaetsstrasse 15
      A-6020 Innsbruck

    • National Research University Higher School of Economics - HSE

      20 Myasnitskaya ulitsa
      Moscow 101000 Russia

    • Nova School of Business and Economics

      Campus de Campolide,
      1099-032 Lisboa
      Portugal

    • Reykjavik University

      Menntavegur 1
      IS-101
      Reykjavík

    • Sciences Po

      27, rue Saint Guillaume - 75337
      Paris Cedex 07

    • Tilburg University

      Warandelaan 2
      5037 AB Tilburg

    • Universidad Católica Portuguesa - Lisbon

      Palma de Cima
      1649-023 Lisbon

    • Universidad do Porto

      Praça Gomes Teixeira
      4099-002 Porto, Portugal

    • University College Dublin - Quinn School of Business

      Belfield
      Dublin 4

    • University of Essex

      Wivenhoe Park
      Colchester CO4 3SQ

    • University of Exeter

      Stocker Road
      Exeter EX4 4PY

    • University of Glasgow

      Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland

    • University of Iceland

      Sæmundargata 2
      101 Reykjavík

    • University of Kent - Business School

      Canterbury, Kent,
      England, CT2 7NZ

    • University of Konstanz

      Universitätsstraße 10, 78464
      Konstanz, Alemania

    • University of Leeds

      LS2 9JT,
      Leeds, United Kingdom

    • University of Mannheim

      Schloss
      68131 Mannheim

    • University of St. Gallen

      Dufourstrasse 50
      CH-9000 St.Gallen

    • University of St. Petersburg - GSOM

      St. Petersburg, 199004, Russia
      Volkhovskiy Pereulok, 3

    • University of Surrey

      Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH
      United Kingdom

    • University of Sussex

      Sussex House, Falmer
      Brighton, BN1 9RH
      United Kingdom

    • University of Warsaw

      Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
      00-927 Warsaw, Poland

    • Vesalius College Brussels

      Pleinlaan 5,
      1050 Brussels,
      Belgium

    • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

      Am Weidendamm 1a
      D-10117 Berlin

    • USA & CANADA

    • McGill University

      Bronfman Building
      1001 Sherbrooke Street West
      Montreal, Quebec
      Canada

    • Queens University - Smith School of Business

      Goodes Hall
      Queen's University
      143 Union St.

    • San Diego State University

      5500 Campanile Drive
      San Diego, CA 92182

    • Syracuse University

      900 South Crouse Ave.
      Syracuse, NY 13244

    • Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC)

      Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur
      Col. Tecnológico C.P. 64849
      Monterrey, Nuevo León, México

    • Universidad Anáhuac

      Av. Universidad Anáhuac 46, Col. Lomas Anáhuac
      Huixquilucan, Estado de México, C.P. 52786

    • Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México

      Prolongación Paseo de Reforma 880,
      Lomas de Santa Fe, México, C.P. 01219,
      Ciudad de México

    • University of Central Florida

      12405 Aquarius Agora Dr.
      Orlando, FL 32816-1344

    • University of Colorado

      University of Colorado Boulder
      Boulder, Colorado 80309

    • University of Maryland - Smith School of Business

      2570 Van Munching Hall College Park, MD 20742

    • University of Southern California

      3670 Trousdale Pkwy,
      Los Angeles, CA 90089,
      United States

    • University of Texas Austin – College of Communication & College of Liberal Arts

      116 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G6000
      Austin, Texas 78712

    • University of Victoria - Gustavson School of Business

      PO Box 1700 STN CSC
      Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
      Canada

    • University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

      PO Box 400173
      Charlottesville, VA 22904

    • Washington State University

      PO Box 645220, Washington State University
      Pullman WA

    • ASIA PACIFIC

    • Doshisha University – Institute for Liberal Arts

      Doshisha University, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8580, Japan

    • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) – School of Business

      Clear Water Bay, Kowloon Hong Kong

    • Jindal Global University

      Sonipat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur village Sonipat
      Haryana-131001, NCR of Delhi, India

    • Korea University Business School

      145, Anam-Ro, Seongbuk-Gu
      Seoul, 02841, Korea

    • Kuwait University

      Jamal Abdul Nasser St, Kuwait

    • Meiji University

      1-1 Kanda-Surugadai,
      Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8301
      Tokyo, Japan

    • Nanyang Technological University

      50 Nanyang Avenue
      Singapore 639798

    • National Chengchi University - College of Commerce

      NO.64,Sec.2,ZhiNan Rd.,Wenshan District
      Taipei City 11605,Taiwan (R.O.C)

    • National University of Singapore

      21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
      Singapore 119077

    • RMIT University - Melbourne

      GPO Box 2476
      Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia

    • RMIT University - Vietnam

      702 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7
      Ho Chi Minh City

    • Renmin University of China

      No. 59 Zhongguancun Street
      Haidian District Beijing, 100872
      P.R. China

    • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

      1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu, Oita 874-8577 Japan

    • SP Jain School of Global Management

      10 Hyderabad Road
      Singapur 119579

    • Seoul National University

      1 Gwanak-ro, Daehak-dong, Gwanak-gu
      Seoul, South Korea

    • Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

      No. 369 Zhongshan Beiyi Road
      Shanghai, P. R. China, 200083

    • Singapore Management University

      81 Victoria Street
      Singapore 188065

    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Hung Hom, Kowloon
      Hong Kong

    • The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Social Sciences

      11/F, The Jockey Club Tower
      Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
      Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

    • Tongji University

      1239 Siping Road, Shanghai
      P.R. China

    • Tsinghua University

      30 Shuangqing Rd, Haidian Qu,
      Beijing Shi, China

    • University of Kuala Lumpur

      1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
      50250 Kuala Lumpur

    • University of Melbourne

      Grattan Street
      Parkville, Victoria, 3010

    • University of Queensland

      Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

    • University of Technology Sydney (UST)

      15 Broadway
      Ultimo NSW 2007
      Sydney, Australia

    • University of Western Australia

      35 Stirling Highway
      Perth WA 6009
      Australia

    • LATIN AMERICA

    • ESPM

      Rua Dr. Álvaro Alvim, 123 - Vila Mariana
      São Paulo - SP, 04018-010, Brazil

    • IBMEC

      Av. Pres. Wilson, 118 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
      RJ, 20030-020, Brazil

    • INSPER

      Rua Quatá, 300 - Vila Olímpia
      São Paulo/SP

    • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú

      Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel Lima 32. Perú

    • Universidad Adolfo Ibañez

      Diagonal Las Torres 2640
      Peñalolén

    • Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

      Prolongación Primavera 2390
      Monterrico, Santiago de Surco

    • Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC)

      Jr. Medrano Silva 165, Barranco
      Lima - Peru

    • Universidad de Sao Paulo (USP)

      Praça Reynaldo Porchat, 110. Cidade Universitária –
      São Paulo

    • Universidad de los Andes

      Cra 1 Nº 18A - 12
      Bogotá - Colombia

    • Universidad del Desarrollo

      Av. Plaza 680, San Carlos de Apoquindo
      Las Condes. Chile

    • Universidad del Pacífico

      Av. Salaverry 2020, Jesús María
      Lima Perú

    • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA

    • American University of Beirut

      P.O.Box 11-0236 / (Department)
      Riad El-Solh / Beirut 1107 2020
      Lebanon

    • International Rabat University

      Technopolis Rabat-Shore Rocade Rabat-Salé

    • Mediterranean School of Business

      Les Berges du Lac II Walkway, Tunis, Túnez

    • Sabanci University

      Orta Mahalle, Tuzla 34956
      Istanbul, Turkey

    • University of Pretoria

      cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
      Hatfield
      Pretoria, South Africa

  • EUROPE
    • Aalto University - School of Business

      P.O. Box 21210
      FI-00076 AALTO
      FINLAND

    • Abertay University - Dundee, Scotland

      Bell Street, Dundee,
      Scotland, DD1 1HG

    • BI Norwegian School of Business

      Nydalsveien 37
      N-0484 Oslo

    • Bocconi University

      Via Sarfatti, 25 Milano

    • City University of London

      Northampton Square
      London EC1V 0HB
      United Kingdom

    • EBS Business School

      Rheingaustraße 1
      65375 Oestrich-Winkel

    • EDHEC Business School

      24 avenue Gustave Delory, CS 50411,
      59057 Roubaix Cedex 1 - France

    • ESSEC Business School

      3 avenue Bernard Hirsch
      CS 50105 Cergy
      95021 Cergy-Pontoise Cedex
      France

    • Erasmus University Rotterdam

      Campus Woudestein
      Burgemeester Oudlaan 50
      3062 PA Rotterdam

    • IHECS (Institut des Haytes Etudes des Communications Sociales)

      Rue de l’Etuve 58-60
      B-1000 Bruxelles
      Belgique

    • Institute of Business Studies Moscow

      Office 219, building 5, 82-84,
      Vernadsky prospect, Moscow, 119571

    • Jacobs University

      Campus Ring 1
      28759 Bremen, Germany

    • Kozminski University

      57/59 Jagiellońska St., 03-301
      Warsaw, Poland

    • Koç University

      Rumelifeneri Yolu 34450 Sarıyer
      İstanbul / Türkiye

    • LUISS

      Viale Pola 12, 00198
      Roma, Italia

    • Lund University - School of Economics and Management

      P.O. Box 7080, SE-220 07
      Lund, Swede

    • Management Center Innsbruck

      Universitaetsstrasse 15
      A-6020 Innsbruck

    • National Research University Higher School of Economics - HSE

      20 Myasnitskaya ulitsa
      Moscow 101000 Russia

    • Nova School of Business and Economics

      Campus de Campolide,
      1099-032 Lisboa
      Portugal

    • Reykjavik University

      Menntavegur 1
      IS-101
      Reykjavík

    • Sciences Po

      27, rue Saint Guillaume - 75337
      Paris Cedex 07

    • Tilburg University

      Warandelaan 2
      5037 AB Tilburg

    • Universidad Católica Portuguesa - Lisbon

      Palma de Cima
      1649-023 Lisbon

    • Universidad do Porto

      Praça Gomes Teixeira
      4099-002 Porto, Portugal

    • University College Dublin - Quinn School of Business

      Belfield
      Dublin 4

    • University of Essex

      Wivenhoe Park
      Colchester CO4 3SQ

    • University of Exeter

      Stocker Road
      Exeter EX4 4PY

    • University of Glasgow

      Glasgow, G12 8QQ, Scotland

    • University of Iceland

      Sæmundargata 2
      101 Reykjavík

    • University of Kent - Business School

      Canterbury, Kent,
      England, CT2 7NZ

    • University of Konstanz

      Universitätsstraße 10, 78464
      Konstanz, Alemania

    • University of Leeds

      LS2 9JT,
      Leeds, United Kingdom

    • University of Mannheim

      Schloss
      68131 Mannheim

    • University of St. Gallen

      Dufourstrasse 50
      CH-9000 St.Gallen

    • University of St. Petersburg - GSOM

      St. Petersburg, 199004, Russia
      Volkhovskiy Pereulok, 3

    • University of Surrey

      Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH
      United Kingdom

    • University of Sussex

      Sussex House, Falmer
      Brighton, BN1 9RH
      United Kingdom

    • University of Warsaw

      Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
      00-927 Warsaw, Poland

    • Vesalius College Brussels

      Pleinlaan 5,
      1050 Brussels,
      Belgium

    • WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

      Am Weidendamm 1a
      D-10117 Berlin

  • USA & CANADA
    • McGill University

      Bronfman Building
      1001 Sherbrooke Street West
      Montreal, Quebec
      Canada

    • Queens University - Smith School of Business

      Goodes Hall
      Queen's University
      143 Union St.

    • San Diego State University

      5500 Campanile Drive
      San Diego, CA 92182

    • Syracuse University

      900 South Crouse Ave.
      Syracuse, NY 13244

    • Tecnológico de Monterrey (TEC)

      Av. Eugenio Garza Sada 2501 Sur
      Col. Tecnológico C.P. 64849
      Monterrey, Nuevo León, México

    • Universidad Anáhuac

      Av. Universidad Anáhuac 46, Col. Lomas Anáhuac
      Huixquilucan, Estado de México, C.P. 52786

    • Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de México

      Prolongación Paseo de Reforma 880,
      Lomas de Santa Fe, México, C.P. 01219,
      Ciudad de México

    • University of Central Florida

      12405 Aquarius Agora Dr.
      Orlando, FL 32816-1344

    • University of Colorado

      University of Colorado Boulder
      Boulder, Colorado 80309

    • University of Maryland - Smith School of Business

      2570 Van Munching Hall College Park, MD 20742

    • University of Southern California

      3670 Trousdale Pkwy,
      Los Angeles, CA 90089,
      United States

    • University of Texas Austin – College of Communication & College of Liberal Arts

      116 Inner Campus Drive, Stop G6000
      Austin, Texas 78712

    • University of Victoria - Gustavson School of Business

      PO Box 1700 STN CSC
      Victoria BC V8W 2Y2
      Canada

    • University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce

      PO Box 400173
      Charlottesville, VA 22904

    • Washington State University

      PO Box 645220, Washington State University
      Pullman WA

  • ASIA PACIFIC
    • Doshisha University – Institute for Liberal Arts

      Doshisha University, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, 602-8580, Japan

    • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) – School of Business

      Clear Water Bay, Kowloon Hong Kong

    • Jindal Global University

      Sonipat Narela Road, Near Jagdishpur village Sonipat
      Haryana-131001, NCR of Delhi, India

    • Korea University Business School

      145, Anam-Ro, Seongbuk-Gu
      Seoul, 02841, Korea

    • Kuwait University

      Jamal Abdul Nasser St, Kuwait

    • Meiji University

      1-1 Kanda-Surugadai,
      Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8301
      Tokyo, Japan

    • Nanyang Technological University

      50 Nanyang Avenue
      Singapore 639798

    • National Chengchi University - College of Commerce

      NO.64,Sec.2,ZhiNan Rd.,Wenshan District
      Taipei City 11605,Taiwan (R.O.C)

    • National University of Singapore

      21 Lower Kent Ridge Road
      Singapore 119077

    • RMIT University - Melbourne

      GPO Box 2476
      Melbourne VIC 3001 Australia

    • RMIT University - Vietnam

      702 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7
      Ho Chi Minh City

    • Renmin University of China

      No. 59 Zhongguancun Street
      Haidian District Beijing, 100872
      P.R. China

    • Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University

      1-1 Jumonjibaru, Beppu, Oita 874-8577 Japan

    • SP Jain School of Global Management

      10 Hyderabad Road
      Singapur 119579

    • Seoul National University

      1 Gwanak-ro, Daehak-dong, Gwanak-gu
      Seoul, South Korea

    • Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

      No. 369 Zhongshan Beiyi Road
      Shanghai, P. R. China, 200083

    • Singapore Management University

      81 Victoria Street
      Singapore 188065

    • The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

      Hung Hom, Kowloon
      Hong Kong

    • The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Social Sciences

      11/F, The Jockey Club Tower
      Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
      Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

    • Tongji University

      1239 Siping Road, Shanghai
      P.R. China

    • Tsinghua University

      30 Shuangqing Rd, Haidian Qu,
      Beijing Shi, China

    • University of Kuala Lumpur

      1016, Jalan Sultan Ismail
      50250 Kuala Lumpur

    • University of Melbourne

      Grattan Street
      Parkville, Victoria, 3010

    • University of Queensland

      Brisbane QLD 4072 Australia

    • University of Technology Sydney (UST)

      15 Broadway
      Ultimo NSW 2007
      Sydney, Australia

    • University of Western Australia

      35 Stirling Highway
      Perth WA 6009
      Australia

  • LATIN AMERICA
    • ESPM

      Rua Dr. Álvaro Alvim, 123 - Vila Mariana
      São Paulo - SP, 04018-010, Brazil

    • IBMEC

      Av. Pres. Wilson, 118 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro
      RJ, 20030-020, Brazil

    • INSPER

      Rua Quatá, 300 - Vila Olímpia
      São Paulo/SP

    • Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú

      Av. Universitaria 1801, San Miguel Lima 32. Perú

    • Universidad Adolfo Ibañez

      Diagonal Las Torres 2640
      Peñalolén

    • Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas

      Prolongación Primavera 2390
      Monterrico, Santiago de Surco

    • Universidad de Ingeniería y Tecnología (UTEC)

      Jr. Medrano Silva 165, Barranco
      Lima - Peru

    • Universidad de Sao Paulo (USP)

      Praça Reynaldo Porchat, 110. Cidade Universitária –
      São Paulo

    • Universidad de los Andes

      Cra 1 Nº 18A - 12
      Bogotá - Colombia

    • Universidad del Desarrollo

      Av. Plaza 680, San Carlos de Apoquindo
      Las Condes. Chile

    • Universidad del Pacífico

      Av. Salaverry 2020, Jesús María
      Lima Perú

  • MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
    • American University of Beirut

      P.O.Box 11-0236 / (Department)
      Riad El-Solh / Beirut 1107 2020
      Lebanon

    • International Rabat University

      Technopolis Rabat-Shore Rocade Rabat-Salé

    • Mediterranean School of Business

      Les Berges du Lac II Walkway, Tunis, Túnez

    • Sabanci University

      Orta Mahalle, Tuzla 34956
      Istanbul, Turkey

    • University of Pretoria

      cnr Lynnwood Road and Roper Street
      Hatfield
      Pretoria, South Africa

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