The curriculum consists of a wide range of topics, covering the latest updates from this intriguing field. You will get an excellent grasp of topics like international law and security, European institutions and Europe’s external relations, theories of international relations, contemporary issues of international governance, and research design and methodology.
During the third semester, students have the option of either taking courses focused on global governance, or pursuing a guided internship with an organisation of relevance for international or European relations. Throughout the International and European Relations master’s programme at Linköping University you will develop the capacity to understand the history, theory and contemporary implications of international and European relations, as well as the forces that drive developments.
Our graduates are prepared for professional careers in governmental institutions and in international public organisations, as well as in the private and non-governmental sectors. Graduates from the programme can be found today in such institutions, working with various aspects from running policy programmes to scientific research. The courses also provide a solid foundation for further studies and research towards a PhD.
- Introduction to Academic Studies and Social Science
- International Relations Theory
- Politics and Economics of International Relations
- International and European Law
- Contemporary European Institutions
- International and European Security
- Europe's Relations with the World
- Research Design and Methods
- Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Analysis
- International Organisation: Theory and Practice
- International Governance and Civil Society
- Contemporary Issues in International Governance
- Guided Internship
- Master's Thesis
- 24 months
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DisciplinesInternational Relations European Studies View 24 other Masters in International Relations in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within political science, international relations, economics, history, geography, law, sociology and other social sciences.
- English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B).
International7895 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15790 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
Living costs for Linköping
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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