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International Relations

24 months
4128 EUR/year
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International Relations from Shandong University will ensure that students become experts in the field of International Relations.


At International Relations from Shandong University the first year is almost entirely devoted to expanding one’s knowledge of the field and focuses on deepening the understanding of the field and the topic for the dissertation is chosen and the associated research plan is written.


Through extensive training and research practise the student will graduate and hold the Master’s degree enabling him or her to work in government departments and international organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sino-US Relations and the US Foreign Policy
  • International Relations Theory
  • The International Strategy and Foreign Policy of Russia
  • Major Issues in International Politics
  • Political Science
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • Democracy: Theory and Practice
  • Contemporary China Foreign Policy
  • Foreign Political System
  • European International Relations
  • Environmental Policy
  • East Asian International Relations
  • Methodological Training of Political Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good physical and mental health and possess a valid foreign passport;
  • Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  • Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit the results of the IELTS (6.0 or above), TOEFL (80 points or above or other equivalent certificates of English proficiency.
  • The biographic page of your passport (passport must be valid until at least October 31st, 2021). 
  • Transcripts of all courses taken when pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two recommendation letters by professors or assistant professors.
  • A letter of motivation in Chinese or English.
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form.
  • No criminal record certificate.
  • Statement of Financial Support through a Guarantor and its supporting documents.
  • Proof of employment (if applicable).
  • Abstract(s) of essay(s)/graduation thesis/a list of publications (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4128 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4128 EUR per year during 24 months.

RMB 32,000 per Year


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