M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy

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Program Description

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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 relations 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.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy can expect to:

  • Have 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.

Practical Learning

The M.A. in International Relations and Diplomacy is a full-time study program.
Full-time: Study and advancement are 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 May 2020

About the School

Founded in Prague in 1990, Anglo-American University (AAU)*, is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized and distinctive ... Read More

Founded in Prague in 1990, Anglo-American University (AAU)*, is the oldest private institution of higher education in the Czech Republic. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized and distinctive university education in the English language. Utilizing the best from American and British academic traditions, AAU educates future leaders and global citizens in a multicultural setting of students and faculty from over 60 different countries. Read less