Why a master's in Diplomacy and International Relations?
Offering SIT’s unique brand of immersive, place-based learning from the world’s top locations in diplomacy and international relations, this one-year master’s degree provides you with key points of comparison among U.S., European, and African perspectives as you gain a mastery of the global political system and how to maneuver within it.
During your first semester in the Diplomacy and International Relations program of the School for International Training, travel to Washington, DC, to participate in a two-week traveling seminar, interacting with policymakers in the field. You will also live in Geneva, Switzerland, to study multilateral diplomacy, leadership, and strategic decision-making. From there, embark on a three-day traveling seminar to Brussels, Belgium, the seat of European Parliament, to examine the European Union, European integration, supranational governance, and how power transcends national boundaries.
Whether you are seeking a position at the U.S. State Department, the United Nations, an international nongovernmental organization, or other prestigious institution, SIT will prepare you for a career in international, regional, and global affairs or diplomacy to address some of the most critical issues facing the planet.
Students who have graduated with this degree have worked in careers such as:
- Foreign Service officer
- International relations specialist
- Foreign affairs analyst
- Senior policy specialist
- Researcher at NGO or think tank
- Program coordinator or manager
- International relations officer
- Consular officer
- Research and policy manager
- Foundations of Diplomacy and International Relations
- Strategic Foresight and Scenario-Building
- International Organizations
- The Future of Europe
- Practitioner Inquiry
- Negotiation, Mediation, and Dialogue
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Priority Deadline: January 31
DisciplinesInternational Relations Political Science View 337 other Masters in International Relations in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- US bachelor’s degree or an equivalent that demonstrates academic ability (not applicable for some certificate programs). Applicants from institutions outside the US must hold the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree from a college or university of recognized standing.
- Demonstrated English language ability
- Intercultural and professional experience
- Demonstrated ability to use experience as a source of learning
International29000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 USD per semester during 12 months.
National29000 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 USD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Washington, D. C.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.