24 months
11038 EUR/year
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The Master in International Affairs (MIA) from Linnaeus University is a two-year full-time programme with a curriculum that develops international affairs professionals with interest in contemporary international changes and challenges. 

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The main objective of the Master in International Affairs (MIA) from Linnaeus University is to prepare graduates to pursue careers in international organizations, businesses, transnational civil society organizations or within diplomacy. 

Programme courses are led by highly merited instructors with research and teaching interests in international and European affairs, international state and human security, international corruption and political economy, foreign policy analysis, human rights and sustainable development and diplomacy among democracies and dictatorships.


After completed studies, you will have advanced knowledge and skills within the field of analysis and investigation, particularly in relation to business intelligence. This makes you suitable for advanced political and/or administrative assignments and investigation work, within the public as well as the private sector, nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • European Integration 
  • Global Politics 
  • Qualitative Methods 
  • Quantitative Methods  
  • International Organizations 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To meet the entry requirements for master's level (second cycle or graduate) studies, you must have been awarded a Bachelor's degree (equivalent to a Swedish kandidatexamen) from an internationally recognised university.
  • Bachelor´s degree with a minimum of 90 credits in one the following main fields of study: social sciences, humanities or economics. 
  • English 6 or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11038 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22076 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.
  • Only for international students:
    • Tuition fee, first payment: 55,000 SEK
    • Tuition fee, total: 220,000 SEK

    Living costs for Växjö

    6090 - 10000 SEK /month
    Living costs

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


    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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