18 months
Duration
4500 EUR/year
1250 EUR/year
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About

The International Relations at University of Minho aims to provide advanced training on the main trends and dynamics of contemporary International Relations; deepen knowledge in specific fields such as Diplomacy, International Organizations and Area Studies, with particular emphasis on European Union Studies.

Overview

About International Relations at University of Minho

This course also aims to develop intellectual and practical skills in the specialized field of IR, as well as transferable skills, highlighting the ability of analysis and argumentation, communication, problem solving and teamwork. The most specific objectives of the Master's degree are to provide knowledge on the main theories, concepts, developments and trends in the field of current IR; familiarize students with academic arguments on the main issues of current international and European affairs; and foster the deepening of the capacity for autonomous study and research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Geopolitics
  • Data Analysis and Transferable Skills
  • Debates in International Relations
  • Research Seminar in Political Science and International Relations
  • International Security

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in Portuguese

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

We are not aware of any English 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

  • Pre-Registration procedure
  • Fill in the application form
  • Learning Agreement for Studies, which needs to be signed and dated by the student and home institution [preferably, the template to be uploaded should be of the Online Learning Agreement (OLA), in case it is not possible to use this template, alternatively, the use of the template made available by UMinho or Home Institution is accepted] (pdf format)
  • Copy of ID card/Passport (pdf format)
  • Home Transcript of Records (pdf format)
  • Photo (jpeg format; max. 45kb)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1250 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Braga

454 - 697 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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