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MA in International Relations / 1 year
This program gives students a strong foundation in international affairs, including contemporary issues of security and global economy. For a 360-degree perspective on international events, their causes and consequences, you will take courses in three different tracks: International Relations and Law, International Political Economy and Development, and International Political Sociology and History.
MA in International Relations / 2 years
This program is designed for candidates who graduated from a three-year bachelor’s program and wish to deepen their thinking about the workings of international relations. After a year of introductory courses, we offer students a combination of gateway and elective classes so they can build specialized knowledge in subfields such as conflict and security or development.
What you will study
- International relations theory
- Security studies
- Foreign policy analysis
- History of international systems
- Ethnic conflict, civil wars and conflict resolution
- The EU and the neighborhood
- Varieties of capitalism
- Comparative regionalism
- Great power politics
- European security and defense policy
- Post-Soviet politics
- Internet and political activism
- Completed online application form: www.ceu.edu/apply
- Proof of English proficiency
- Letters of recommendation
- Bachelor’s degree in a social sciences discipline or a related field
- Statement of purpose
- Writing sample(s)
Fund your studies
In pursuit of our mission, we strive to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world. This is why we offer generous scholarships available to students from any country. In 2018-2019, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing. Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.
Study in Vienna
Apply now and be among the first to study at our new campus in Vienna! Did you know that the Austrian capital has been ranked as the world's “most livable city” for ten years in a row? Find out more about CEU in Vienna at www.ceu.edu/vienna.