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Social Sciences

Politics & International Relations

BA International Relations

3 years

€0 pa

Programme profile

World politics is constantly evolving. The preconditions for international peace and security as well as human security are changing. new patterns of cooperation and conflict are developing on the regional as well as the global level. This programme develops your skills in analysing and reflecting upon central questions in current international relations. During the programme you will learn about the current workings of international relations as well as recent key trends. You will also learn about predominant theoretical perspectives and central concepts upon which the International Relations discipline rests, and develop your ability to use these for independent analysis. The programme also provides important knowledge about human rights, which affect and are affected by global political developments.

In addition to compulsory courses, you will also have the opportunity to do an internship or take optional courses in Sweden or abroad. This means you are able to get valuable practical experience in international relations, as well as the possibility to develop and create networks and contacts with relevant organisations. Former students have interned at embassies, the United nations and non-governmental organisations

Programme content

Alternative Perspectives
International Political Economy
The evolution of the international system
Globalisation and regionalisation
Ethics and International Relations
The new Security Agenda
Law and human rights
Politics and human rights
Philosophy, Religion and human rights

Plus two elective subjects


The university offers related Masters programmes, taught through English, in the following areas:

- Global Political Studies
- International Migration and Ethnic Relations
- European Studies

Entry Requirements

A total of 5 subjects from A-Levels, A/S Levels and GCSEs, two of which must be A-Levels

Six subjects at Leaving Certificate including 2 at H5. Subjects to include Maths




17 October

19 April