Master of Arts (MA) Major in International Relations

Program type:
Postgraduate
Study mode:
,
Start dates:
September and February
Duration:
3 semesters (1.5 Years)
Credits:
90 ECTS
Language:
English
Accreditated by:
EduQua, ECBE
Degree Awarded:
Master of Arts with a Major in International Relations

Degree Overview

The Master program in International Relations suits those students who want to pursue their careers with international focus. The program gives students a handful of various tactics in such areas as international management, business development/entrepreneurship, diplomacy and foreign policy analysis. After finishing the program, students will be able to join international organizations, become a part of diplomatic services or work in private sector.

Course Structure

Year 1 - Semester 1
  • Globalization and International Business
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Organization, Development and HR Management
  • International Law
  • Ethics Diversity Responsibility Sustainability
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • High Performance Leadership
  • Empowering Your Future
Year 1 - Semester 2
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Business Communication
  • International Project Management
  • International Events Planning
  • Governance of International Organizations
  • International Trade
  • Negotiating Workshop
  • Governance of International Organizations
  • Industrial Workshops
Year 2 - Semester 3
  • Master Thesis or Internship*
* The best students get the opportunity to do internship during the last semester of the program that we provide

After the successful completion of the course by the student an official graduation ceremony will be held where the Master Degree Diploma awarded in International Relations will be given.

Exchange and Transfer Students

Students who would like to change universities with their credits intact need to present an official grade transcript followed by a seal and signature of the respective university. Enrolment is possible throughout the entire academic year, granted a prospective student has enough verified credits. SSHE follows the European curriculum of ECTS. However, other curriculums (American, British and etc.) are also accepted once all the grades have been verified.

Tuitions Fees

Registration fee2 000 CHF
First Year
1 Semester 14 000 CHF
2 Semester 16 000 CHF
Second Year
Thesis fee and supervising* 200 CHF
TOTAL COST32 200 CHF

* subject to change

Scholarships

Students with exceptional academic achievements could be awarded the SSHE Scholarship of Merit. It is important to note that the aforementioned scholarship covers the tuition fees only (accommodation, living and other expenses are not included). Students, who wish to receive partial scholarship of merit, must send their applications with a complete set of admission documents and state in separate letter the reason, why they need scholarship. Each case is examined on an individual basis.

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