M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy
This International Relations and Diplomacy graduate program takes full advantage of Prague’s central location in Europe. Intercultural communication and diplomatic protocol are emphasized in a curriculum delivered by an international faculty of experts and professionals. Students learn to critically assess, evaluate, and compare issues in international affairs, law, negotiation, government, economics, and education.
Globalization has created a new type of international relationship, and is adding new dimensions to the art and practice of diplomacy. The M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy program teaches students to identify geopolitical trends, conflicts and social movements with high proficiency in research methods.
AAU’s location in Central Europe creates an academic atmosphere where students can experience individual and collaborative problem-solving in small, interactive, and culturally diverse classes. Personal and cultural histories flavor the program’s curriculum and create an unparalleled education in International Relations and Diplomacy.
Graduates of the M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy can expect to:
- Have an advanced knowledge and proficiency in the practice of international relations, diplomacy, economics, social theory, and social science research methods.
- Make strong use of leadership and decision-making strategies in multicultural, collaborative situations.
- Have experience managing complex research assignments independently and in groups of international colleagues, and make decisions by negotiation and collaboration.
- Understand and uphold civic responsibility, identify ethical problems, and resourcefully structure debate with respect to civil society, colleagues, and opponents.
- Have a critical understanding of foundational histories of world powers in pre-modern and modern history.
The M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy is a full-time study program.
Full-time: Study and advancement is based on classroom lectures and interactive exercises. Attendance and participation are mandatory.
7 class hours = 1 ECTS credit
42 hours = 6 ECTS/3 US credits.
Last updated June 2, 2016