36 months
25350 EUR/year
25350 EUR/year
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This Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from EU Business School in Geneva 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 specialization 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 to conflict management and resolution while considering growth and the bottom line.

Students may choose to study either the six-semester program (option 1) with 210 ECTS or the seven-semester program (option 2) with 240 ECTS.

Career Options

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from EU Business School in Geneva 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:

  • Production Management
  • Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation
  • Management Information Systems
  • Digital Business
  • Cross-Cultural Business Issues
  • International Relations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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210 ECTS



On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 1 completed application form (if the application was not filled in online)
  • 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; PTE 57; English native; or equivalent.
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • 1 written or video essay
  • An electronic passport photo or 3 printed passport-size photos
  • 1 copy of valid passport or ID card
  • 1 bank certificate or letter certifying the applicant's financial solvency
  • €/CHF 200 non-refundable application fee. Please attach a money order, check or receipt for a bank transfer payable to EU

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12675 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    25350 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12675 EUR per semester during 36 months.

CHF 13,800

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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