M.A. On Campus

International Relations

Eötvös Loránd University

24 months
6000 EUR/year
3100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The goal of this International Relations programme offered by Eötvös Loránd University is to offer students in-depth knowledge on the topics of globalization, international institutions, security, development studies, and human rights.


This International Relations programme offered by Eötvös Loránd University is recommended to applicants who are interested in politics, social problems and interactions between different nations and cultures. While preference is given to students with prior knowledge in political science or international relations, students with a different background will complete foundational courses in our BA programme in the first semester in order to acquire the necessary knowledge.

This programme enables students to work independently and also as members of a team. We help them to develop skills of adaptability and self-reflexivity that are crucial in today’s fast changing World. Our aim is to give our students skills and knowledge that could be readily used whether they seek employment in the public or private sphere.

Tracks/ Specializations

Following an introductory semester on advanced classes of international relations and political science in the second semester, students can choose from one of the following specializations:

  • Citizenship Studies
  • European development and foreign policy
  • Human Rights
  • Security Studies

Strength of program

The MA in international Relations offers intensive training in four fields of specialization following an introductory semester. Classes are predominantly seminars of few students taking part in an intensive training of completing numerous written and oral assignments. Instructors in the program include academics, but also professionals with ongoing experience at international organizations to offer students an internal perspective into how IR is ‘done in the field’.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Democratic Decision-making
  • International Organizations
  • Institutions of Human Rights Protection
  • International Development Policy
  • European Politics 
  • Security Studies 
  • Academic Writing
  • Theory of International Relations
  • International Economic Relations and Financies
  • Equality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor-level degree
  • Transcript of records
  • Letter of recommendation (2 pieces)
  • Copy of the main pages of the passport (needs to be valid)
  • Proof of application fee transfer

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1550 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /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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