|Degree:||Master of Arts (MA)|
|University website:||International Relations and Diplomacy|
|Annual tuition (EEA)||198,050 CZK|
|Annual tuition (non-EEA)||198,050 CZK|
The International Relations and Diplomacy graduate program takes full advantage of Prague’s central location in Europe. AAU’s location in Central Europe creates an academic community where students can experience individual and collaborative problem-solving in small, interactive, and culturally diverse classes.
Intercultural communication and critical thinking are encouraged in a curriculum delivered by an international faculty of experts. Personal and cultural history flavor the program’s curriculum to create unparalleled education in International Relations and Diplomacy.
Globalization has created a new type of international environment, that challenges the known world order and demands reflection. The Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy program encourages students to identify, understand, and criticize current geopolitical trends, conflicts, and social movements with high academic proficiency.
The graduate program in International Relations and Diplomacy builds on theory and conceptual knowledge of world affairs with an emphasis on their application in individual or collective research in the fields of international relations, conflict studies, globalization and development or diplomatic history.
International Relations & Diplomacy is a 2-year study program. Students have to accumulate 60 US credits (120 ECTS credits) by completing 20 courses.
The curriculum offers a broad range of elective courses allowing our students to pursue their interests and further develop critical thinking. Throughout studies, our graduate students cultivate their skills in research methods, diplomatic protocol, or thesis writing seminar in preparation for work in governmental or non-governmental organizations, diplomacy, think tanks, and academic institutions, as well as in international business organizations.
Beyond the classroom, you can join practice your debate skills at a faculty-student debate or discuss current political issues with professors and local experts at an event like ‘Professors in the Pub’ or ‘Research and Creative Coffee’.
AAU’s Career Center also connects students with numerous professional internships in the Czech Republic and abroad every year.
Graduates of the M.A. in International Relations & Diplomacy can expect to:
AAU graduates thrive in multinational environments and are able to communicate professionally in English to international audiences. As a graduate of this degree program, you will be well equipped to continue your studies or pursue a global career in areas such as:
The Master’s degree awarded is concurrently recognized as a Master of Arts (M.A.) in the United States, per AAU’s accreditation by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, and as a Magistr (Mgr.) in the Czech Republic, per AAU’s accreditation by the National Accreditation Bureau for Higher Education (NABHE). Graduates may select whether to use the U.S. post-nominal or the Czech pre-nominal title.