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13500 EUR/year
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This International Relations program from EU Business School in Barcelona combines a global international relations outlook with the practical skills of business thinking.

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As corporations expand and blur national boundaries, they operate in a more complex landscape. This International Relations program from EU Business School  in Barcelona provides a solid knowledge of the global economic environment recognizing politics, cross-cultural values and ethics as key components. Students who complete this program are trained to apply a global mindset and creative thinking to conflict management and resolution while considering growth and the bottom line.

Why Barcelona?

Studying a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations in Barcelona gives students the opportunity to expand their business knowledge in one of the world’s most advanced smart cities. Entrepreneurs and innovators are nurtured and cultivated in this forward-thinking city, which attracts outstanding tech talent and innovative startups, of which there are currently more than 1300. Barcelona is also home to some of the world’s largest multinational companies, including Airbnb, Amazon and the Siemens Innovation Center.

This diverse and cosmopolitan city on the Mediterranean coast boasts almost five kilometers of golden beaches and provides students with excellent opportunities for sports activities and socializing. Famously home to FC Barcelona, it also has a wide array of cultural offerings including museums, UNESCO-listed monuments and architectural gems from the city’s most celebrated son, Antoni Gaudí.

Career Options

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations degree provides students with knowledge of all major business areas as well as a specialist skillset in the field of international relations. Subjects include conflict management and diplomacy and foreign policy. Students who successfully complete this degree may be interested in the following job positions.


Lobbyists are contracted by entities to influence government decision- and policy-making for their benefit. A lobbyist may work for public and corporate entities, not-for-profit organizations, trade associations and communication agencies, among others. Their tasks include analyzing government policy, meeting with government officials, creating and implementing campaigns to generate public awareness and support and reporting on status.  

The skills required to become a lobbyist include public speaking, communication, negotiation, research and analytical thinking.

Trade Officer

Trade officers act on behalf of local governments to promote and take advantage of business opportunities overseas. Trade officers will collate information and prepare reports and/or respond to company queries about export opportunities and how to operate in a foreign country. They will support local companies abroad. Their tasks also include organizing promotional events such as trade fairs and exhibitions and networking to build business contacts.

To be a trade officer, candidates should have a good understanding of business and possess strong organizational, research, communication and interpersonal skills. Good client service skills are needed.

Global Policy Analyst

Global policy analysts advise on a wide range of international issues. Their clients may be corporate or from government. They research political trends, country stability and legal issues, among others, and closely monitor international events and policy-making to give solid advice to their clients. They are also a source of information for the press.

To succeed as a global policy analyst, professionals must possess good analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.

International Business Development Manager 

International business development managers will create and implement business plans for company growth. They  will typically look for new market opportunities overseas. For international expansion, multicultural understanding, international experience, knowledge of local culture, language, government regulations, the competitor environment and markets are essential. A business development manager may report directly to the managing director or be located within the commercial area of an organization.

A business development manager must possess strong and communication skills. He  also should have financial know-how and strong analytical skills.


In partnership with University of Derby and London Metropolitan University in the U.K., and Dublin Business School, Ireland, EU students earn state-recognized degrees. Through its alliance with Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia (UCAM), Spain, students attain university bachelor's, master's and MBA degrees (título propio).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Markets
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Sales & Purchasing Management
  • Political Science
  • International Organizations
  • Diplomacy & Foreign Policy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1 certified copy of high school diploma and transcripts; or equivalent.
  • Proof of English level: TOEFL score 80 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based); IELTS 6.0; CAE B2 with a minimum score of 169; native English speaker or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 36 months.
  • National

    13500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 EUR per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Barcelona

770 - 1360 EUR /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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