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Tallinn University Master in International Relations
Tallinn University

Master in International Relations

Tallinn, Estonia

2 Years


Full time

01 Jul 2024*

01 Sep 2024

EUR 2,100 / per semester


* non-EU/EEA citizens residing in estonia, have a valid estonian TRP I EU/EEA citizens residing in estonia, have a valid estonian id-card

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Are you interested in international security and the changing world order? Then International Relations at Tallinn University is for you!

Our program provides flexibility to ensure that students are able to make the most of their education. It is a great opportunity to learn from some of the top IR scholars in the field and to experience it in an international environment. Best of all you’ll be able to gain valuable knowledge and improve your analytical skills in International Relations at Tallinn University. The program unites traditions of Anglo-American and continental European IR scholarship and education in reflecting the changing international system and the security threats that are emerging.

Take the first step in fulfilling your dreams by studying at Tallinn University's School of Governance, Law, and Society!

Why study with us?

  • Internationally renowned and experienced faculty from Canada, Finland, the USA, Germany, and Estonia.
  • Innovative teaching methods.
  • International student body and study environment with students from all over the world.
  • Is the only IR curriculum in the region that gives an overview of contemporary security threats as well as the regionalization process.
  • Focuses on foreign and security policy (incl. the small-state perspectives) and regional cooperation in world politics.
  • Gives in-depth knowledge of state relations, international organizations, and the role of non-state actors.
  • Has a mandatory internship to provide students with practical experience and networking before graduation.
  • An interdisciplinary approach, including an interdisciplinary project, will broaden perspectives.

Why School of Governance, Law, and Society?

The school of Governance, Law, and Society has a large international student body and a large number of international faculty members. It provides the perfect institutional setting for the International Relations program.

By focusing on law, political science, international relations, and sociology it fosters a multidisciplinary environment. The IR program is also able to use the competencies of other disciplines in the program to complement the existing competencies of the IR staff.

Students have excellent opportunities to spend a semester or two abroad through the Erasmus program. Our Erasmus network provides a large selection of schools as well as the easy transfer of credits. The incoming Erasmus students add to the diversity of the institute and program.

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