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International Relations, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Department of Political Science from the Eszterhazy Karoly University offers a four-semester master degree programme in International Relations with a focus on the relationship between global, regional and national ideas and policies of the world.


The International Relations programme from the Eszterhazy Karoly University discusses the fundamental theoretical and practical issues in international politics and diplomacy; it provides students with in-depth, contextual and interdisciplinary knowledge of these issues.

Two academic specialization are available in English:

• Transitology (if you are interested in studying about the political, economic and social transitions /regime changes/ happened in South Europe, in Latin-America, or in Central and Eastern Europe).

• European Studies: Equal Opportunities in Europe (an academic specialization for the students who are interested in the contemporary social and cultural processes of Europe as well as the issue of equal chances).

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  •  The admission procedure consists of three parts: - an online language test of the applicant’s English knowledge - an online test of the chosen field of study - an online interview Applicants can login to the examination system with the username and password they receive via e-mail. After logging in they have 60 minutes to fill in the tests within 10-14 days timeframe. The language test will examine the applicant’s basic communication skills. Those applicants who pass the test are assumed to have the necessary language knowledge to be able to successfully complete their studies. The second test will examine the applicant’s preliminary basic knowledge of the chosen field of study. The test questions are written by professors. Those applicants who pass the test are assumed to have the necessary preliminary basic knowledge to be able to pursue their studies in the chosen field. After the evaluation of tests results the Centre for International Relations will contact all applicants to set up a suitable time for the online interview (Skype, GoogleChat). Applicants will be interviewed by appointed staff members from the Department and the Centre for International Relations. Lecturers will check the applicant’s preliminary knowledge and motivation. The Centre for International Relations will check the language skills and intercultural competences of the applicant. The admission decision is based on the following results: - result of previous studies (max. 20 points) - CV, motivation letter (max. 20 points) - online language test (max. 20 points) - online test in the chosen field of study (max. 20 points) - online interview (max. 20 points) Minimum admission requirements: 60 points. Those applicants who gain less than 5 points in any section of the admission procedure will be rejected.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Eger

  • 110000 - 160000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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