Master in International Relations - Global Studies

University of Wroclaw

Program Description

Master in International Relations - Global Studies

University of Wroclaw

Recent political and economic changes in Europe have increased the demand for specialists in the field of international relations. To meet these needs, the Institute of International Studies introduced a program focusing on International Relations. The Program is designed to equip students with a significant knowledge in some of the contemporary international issues such as the international system, issues of globalization and regionalization, development economics, international human rights protection, commercial law and international economics. Within seminars students can focus on issues related to areas such as Diplomacy, European Integration, Global Problems, International Communication or International Economic Relations.

M.A. studies program offered by Institute of International Studies contains ca. 1150 hours of courses equivalent to 120 ECTS points. Students are obliged to write M.A. thesis under the supervision of a Institute member.

1st semester

  • Economic Development
  • Foreign language course
  • Globalisation and Regionalisation
  • International Human Rights Protection
  • International Protection of Environment
  • International Relations Theories
  • M.A. Seminar

24 ECTS from compulsory courses + 6 ECTS from additional courses, see list below

2nd semester

  • Foreign language course
  • International Economic Transactions
  • International Forecasts and Simulations
  • International Security
  • M.A. Seminar

17 ECTS from compulsory courses + 13 ECTS from additional courses, see list below

3rd semester

  • EU-Commercial Law
  • International financial markets
  • International Social Politics
  • M.A. Seminar

16 ECTS from compulsory courses + 14 ECTS from additional courses, see list below

4th semester

  • M.A. Seminar and thesis

20 ECTS from compulsory courses + 10 ECTS from additional courses, see list below.

Optional courses for the winter semester (semesters 1 and 3):

  • Countries of the Middle East and South Asia in the international policy
  • Deutsch-polnische Beziehungen nach dem II. Weltkrieg
  • Theory and politics of foreign aid

Optional courses for the summer semester (semesters 2 and 4):

  • East Asia in International Relations
  • Governing Europe
  • Welfare economics

Courses available for the MA students of IR being part of Global Studies program

Winter semester (semesters 1 and 3):

  • Economic Transformation in Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic
  • European Union and the Constitutional Transformation in Europe
  • Transition of power: concepts, approaches and empirical findings

Summer semester (semesters 2 and 4):

  • Varieties of capitalism and institutional change
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated February 11, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2016
2 years
Full time
1,500 EUR
Start date Oct. 2016
Poland Wrocław, Lower Silesia
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End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 1,500 EUR
- EU (per year); 3000 EUR - International (per year)