The two-year Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program provides students with an academic and practical education in international relations and diplomacy. The program challenges students to develop their in-depth understanding of international affairs and international diplomacy.
The curriculum covers subject areas such as:
History of International Relations
Global Security & Governance
Foreign Policy Analysis
Transnational Terrorism etc.
Students learn the courses with lecturers educated in leading world universities as well as experienced senior lecturers. They get an opportunity to participate in interactive seminars, develop their analytical, research skills. Upon graduation, students are prepared to move on to careers in international organizations, government bodies, research centers, embassies, etc.
Educational and Research Institutions
Khazar University has a long tradition of international cooperation. Since its establishment, international affiliations have become one of the major goals of the university. Khazar is actively engaged in collaborative projects and partnerships all over the world. Its current objective is to focus on the content and quality of international cooperation in order to make internationalization a balanced element of education and research. International cooperation is a prerequisite for ensuring the sustainability and quality of teaching and research at a university. Cultivating a network of international relations allows Khazar University to boost the mobility of its academic staff and students.
The internationalization processes take place in the following areas:
Bilateral cooperation agreements (with 46 universities in 22 countries all over the world);
Membership in three consortiums of universities: International Information Security Research Consortium;
Consortium for Academic Cooperation (CICAC); and Alliance of Universities for Democracy;
Participation in international educational and research programs and projects;
Exchanges of students and academic staff;
International cooperation on the faculty, institute, department, and individual levels.
By participating in three different consortiums of universities, Khazar University strives to intensify different types of exchanges and to widen possibilities for internationalization of studies and research.
The Khazar University motto of “always leading the way” has a long history. Its conceptual blueprint was developed by defining its own character and based on the experience of the foremost higher education institutions of Europe and America.
Khazar has always been committed to academic freedom. It places a strong emphasis on international partnerships and programs, regularly participating in exchanges of students, scholars, and instructors with universities around the world. The university also strives to cultivate a rich cultural life, encouraging the expression of both Azerbaijani and international traditions, values, and arts.