International Relations, Bachelor

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
  • Tuition Fee
    19800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    19800 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English (take IELTS)
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The Bachelor in International Relations from IE Universityis a hands-on, practical and comprehensive program that prepares students for a career in the international public and private sectors, guaranteed by the expertise and know-how of IE School of International Relations, a member of the exclusive Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs.


Our unique international environment and outlook shapes global citizens, able to adapt to diversity and engage in complex economic, political and social dynamics that go beyond borders and cultures. This Bachelor in International Relations is offered by the IE University.

A practice-based approach

The program employs a case study approach and seminar discussions in the IR Lab. These are semester-long courses which simulate real-life challenges and train students in critical areas such as conflict resolution, negotiation, strategy, and public speaking. Students also have the opportunity to participate in selective internship placements in a variety of institutions.

Management in the global arena

You will acquire key skills sought after by companies needing professionals with a solid understanding of global affairs, as well as the ability to work in corporate settings. Students benefit from IE's world-ranked experience in management and business. These subjects are fundamental to your training in order to be a decision-maker and manage projects and policies at the highest levels.

Think critically, bring solutions

International Relations is as much about thinking critically and understanding complexity as it is developing strong influence and negotiation skills. Essential for professionals in this field is the ability to work and think in complex, interconnected scenarios and bring solutions. You will be required to apply analytical & reasoning abilities together with the art of persuasion and diplomacy to address real-world issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We have a rolling admissions process. Places, however, are limited.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

A multi-disciplinary program

Our multi-disciplinary approach specifically trains students to understand complexity. The program takes a comprehensive look at International Relations as a global discipline, drawing on many fields such as political science, economics, law, and the role of multilateral organizations, states and the corporate world in shifting the international order.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

  • Admission test results, if you chose SAT, ACT, CAS or LNAT
  • The originals or official copies of your academic record from your current or recent Baccalaureate (high school) studies
  • Letters of recommendation: one from your professor or tutor, and another from your head of studies or from your dean, vice-dean or rector)
  • An official copy of your passport, identity card, or residence permit (NIE)
  • A recent CV which includes your academic background, work experience, and extracurricular activities. Include any prizes, awards or distinctions you have won and enclose any documents relating to these awards, i.e. newspaper articles or copies of certificates or prizes
  • A passport-sized photo

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    19800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    19800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19800 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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