M.Sc. On Campus

International and European Relations

Linköping University

24 months
7895 EUR/year
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The International and European Relations master’s programme at Linköping University approaches issues related to European relations in the context of an international society and global governance, with a special focus on Europe’s role in world affairs. The double focus on international and European relations makes this a unique master’s programme, offering you a competitive edge.


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.

Future opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7895 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15790 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

SEK 160000

Living costs for Linköping

7140 - 11270 SEK /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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