International Relations

Peking University

24 months
9611 EUR/year
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The School of International Studies at Peking University (hereinafter referred to as SIS) is inviting application for a two-year Master Program in International Relations (MIR).

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Students of the  Master Program in International Relations (MIR) will receive intensive and rigorous training in various fields ranging from general politics, foreign affairs, to social development of contemporary China.

Students are encouraged to study Mandarin in this program, but all MIR courses and theses are conducted in English. Students will be granted a master’s degree in International Relations by Peking University once all requirements are fulfilled.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Politics and Diplomacy 
  • Chinese Language 
  • Environmental Diplomacy 
  • Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences
  • Cultural Dimensions of China’s Foreign Relations
  • Contemporary China-US Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
107 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an institution of recognized standing.
  •  Graduation certificate and degree diploma, must be original or certified copies either in Chinese or English (Students in the last year of their bachelor’s program should provide an official letter stating their expected graduation date).
  •  A personal statement of no more than 1500 words.
  • Official transcripts, original or certified copies either in Chinese or English.
  •  Two reference letters.
  • If applicable: abstracts of publications and/or any original work in other forms in relevant fields.
  •  One passport size photo.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9611 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9611 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The tuition fee is RMB 75,000 Yuan per year.


  • Chinese Government Scholarship
  • Beijing Government Scholarship

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