18 months
227 EUR/credit 13620 EUR/year
227 EUR/credit 13620 EUR/year
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The Master in International Relations from Kimep University covers all aspects of interactions between states and political units in the economic, political, legal, cultural and other spheres. 


The Master in International Relations from Kimep University trains professionals for a diverse international career at inter-governmental levels, as well as for communications with international business partners.

Graduates study

  • The theory and practice of international relations
  • The international political economy including emerging markets
  • The analysis of natural resource economies and identity construction
  • Conflict studies 

The program faculty team comprises of the professionals with international experience who actively conduct research work and publish in international journals on a regular basis. 

The program graduates may work in the following fields: diplomacy, international interaction consulting, regional studies, geopolitics, in public and private enterprises, NGOs, multinational companies and as coordinators of various international projects. 

In addition, the program graduates continue their careers in various international organization structures, such as UNO, OSCE, Red Cross International, WTO, Green Peace, League of Arab States, European Council, Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Turkic Council and many others.

Program faculty hold terminal degrees from the leading international universities of Italy, Canada, Japan, Turkey and USA. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Professional Foreign Language
  • Management for Social Sciences 
  • Psychology for Social Sciences
  • Theories of International Relations
  • Public International Law
  • International Political Economy
  • Ethics in International Affairs
  • Central Asia in Global Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

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Academic requirements

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

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • 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

  • Completed higher education
  • Complex Test (CT)
  • Entrance examinations by specializations
  • KIMEP University accepts international certificates of GMAT and GRE tests for the appropriate graduate programs, which are considered on an individual basis by departments.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13620 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 227 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    13620 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 227 EUR per credit during 18 months.
  • 106 640 tenge per credit

Living costs for Almaty

140000 - 200000 KZT /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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