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Master in International Relations

Lead the transition for a better tomorrow
duration10 months
languageEnglish
locationMadrid + One-week international field trip
intakeSeptember
MODE OF STUDYIn-person
FormatFull-time
duration10 months
languageEnglish
locationMadrid + One-week international field trip
intakeSeptember
MODE OF STUDYIn-person
FormatFull-time

MEET YOUR FUTURE EMPLOYER ON CAMPUS

Our Master in International Relations alumni have landed positions that are just as multidisciplinary and varied as they are. The program provides a 360-degree learning experience, combining fundamental skills and knowledge necessary in any industry with the specialized tracks that will enable you to pursue a specific career path.

Diverse ambitions, diverse sectors.

The transversal nature and high quality of the Master in International Relations are reflected in the wide range of sectors our alumni have ended up working in.

With a Master in International Relations, you could choose to work in:

  • The public and institutional sector
  • Public affairs and lobbying firms
  • Intergovernmental organizations
  • NGOs and foundations
  • ESG and Sustainability departments in corporations
  • Think Tanks

This degree also opens the doors to work in other fields such as consumer goods, consulting, technology, financial services, and transportation and logistics.

Want to know more?

Your future related with the three specialization options

GEOPOLITICS AND DIPLOMACY

With this specialization, you could end up working in: NATO, US Department of Homeland Security, Kreab, European Commission, Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Royal Embassies etc.

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Here are just a few examples of places you could work with this specialization: OECD, UNWTO, World Food Programme, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, ICC and organizations such as PwC, EY etc.

GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

With this specialization, you could go on to land a role at: Connect Americas, EUIPO, World Food Programme, Greenpeace, UNDP, UNSSC, UNICEF, Médecins Sans Frontières etc.

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Career report

In today’s interconnected world, international companies, governments and nonprofits are seeking leaders prepared to implement impactful solutions. This highly practical program will put you one step ahead of the evolving dynamics shaping tomorrow’s global affairs.

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97%
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97%
of graduates receive a job offer within 6 months
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of employed graduates work in Europe and North America

YOUR INTERNATIONAL CAREER TRACK

Our Talent & Career department is dedicated to helping students in the international relations, social impact and development sector build their skills and network. He connects young professionals to opportunities in the public sector, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs, think tanks and private corporations.

RECRUITERS AT IE UNIVERSITY

At IE University, we’re committed to giving you the tools to drive positive impact and helping you find the right job is a big part of that. In line with this mission, IE Talent & Careers regularly invites recruiters to participate in various activities to help them connect with bold, young talent and identify the best fit for their recruitment needs.

WHERE OUR ALUMNI WORK

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS STUDENTS AFTER GRADUATION

Besides the range in industry and organization you could end up in with your Master in International Relations, there’s also a wide scope of role types you could fill upon graduation, including but not limited to:

CONSULTANT

DIPLOMAT

LOBBYIST

RESEARCHER

HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATE

EDUCATOR

POLITICAL ANALYSIS

POLITICAL PARTY OFFICIAL

CIVIL SERVANT

Public Sector Data Analyst

Sustainability Consultant

IE TALENT & CAREERS

IE Talent & Careers is the best partner for the professional development of all our current and former students at IE.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I do with a Master's degree in international relations?

From the European Parliament to UNICEF, this program prepares you for career paths in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Combining political science, economics and business, a Master in International Relations provides ambitious students with the professional tools to work in public policy, diplomacy, international aid and economic sectors.

What jobs can you get with international relations studies?

IE University’s international relations alumni have landed positions across a wide range of sectors, including public affairs, intergovernmental organizations and sustainability departments.

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