24 months
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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The International Relations and Public Diplomacy programme from Jagiellonian University focuses on acquiring knowledge combining the issues of multi-level analysis of both international relations and state activities in the external sphere and adapting the possessed knowledge and skills, with particular emphasis on the importance of public diplomacy (political, economic, cultural). 

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The International Relations and Public Diplomacy program from Jagiellonian University assumes the implementation of the curriculum during the 1st and 2nd semester at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the 3rd and 4th semester at the University of Siena.

Completion of all semesters at both universities is compulsory, and those students who complete the MA studies receive two diplomas.

In the first year of second-cycle studies, the student is obliged to complete all obligatory subjects and an appropriate number of optional subjects (minimum for 31 ECTS), which will allow to obtain a minimum of 60 ECTS points per academic year. In addition, the student is required to implement the tutorial, and should also choose one of the foreign languages offered. 


In 2013 the faculty was awarded a distinction for its high quality of education by the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA). PKA is the national institution assessing the quality of higher education in Poland.

Programme Structure

Courses icnluded:

  • International Economics
  • Theories and Methods in IR
  • University Tutorial and Intellectual Property 
  • Health and Safety in Education
  • Foreign Language
  • International Relations in the Asia-Pacific


This programme fits into the socio-economic needs of the EU and global perspective in the challenges of the modern world related to the consequences of globalization. Students interested in the above fields, as well as modern approach to diplomacy should consider application to this programme.


At the Centre, classes are conducted by scholars from the Jagiellonian University, scientists from other well-known universities in Poland and abroad.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


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

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates are placed on the ranking list in order established on the basis of final result, expressed on a scale from 0 to 100, calculated as follows:

  • assessment of the motivation letter written in English (preliminary thesis project will also be assessed as part of the motivation letter) - maximum of 50 points;
  • points awarded for reference letters - maximum of 50 points. 
  • higher education diploma in the field of English Philology (English Studies);
  • higher education diploma, if the language of instruction was English;
  • IB diploma; 
  • EB certificate;
  • citizenship of a country in which English is the official language;
  • other document (e.g. transcript mark confirming passing the university English language course at least at B2 level).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Kraków

2000 - 3400 PLN /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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