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International Relations

University of Pecs
Pecs, Hungary
 720 Points
3 Years
Apply date
Jul 2022

Program Description

The International Relations BA degree is an interdisciplinary course addressing key global challenges, issues and approaches to politics. The goal of the program is to train highly qualified experts with broad education in the social sciences. We have a wide range of courses focusing on the global issues, dealing with the developing countries and the growing Asian states, while we can offer a deep insight into the European and Central Eastern European issues.

The three-year undergraduate course will provide you with the theoretical and practical context of international relations offering an intellectual preparation for a wide range of career choices. Why choose us and the University of Pecs? Your learning will be supported by a professional staff including specialists on key regions of the world. This Program draws cross-Faculty expertise from Faculty of Humanities, Business and Economics and Law. Located in Pécs, in a truly international small city, within the European Union, in the center of Central Eastern Europe.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
Duolingo English Test

Information about requirements:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Skype interview for BA International Relations Program: The interview takes around 10-15 minutes. During this interview our colleagues are going to ask questions about your motivation and interests. The main goal of this discussion is to learn more about your language knowledge, personal skills and scientific interest – to be able to make the right decision to help our multicultural and open-minded community and academic integrity.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results): vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B), HEP A/B/C test, HIV test, Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)

Other requirements:

  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype)

Other accepted English qualifications:

  • Cambridge ESOL: B2 level
  • TELC: B2 level
  • ECL: B2 level
  • Oxford Online Placement Test: 70 points

More information:

  • Tests have to be taken within a year!
  • There may be an additional application fee by this University.


Year 1

1st semester:

World History in the 20th Century I-II

Political Geography (Processes of creating a modern state)

The History and Institutions of European Integration

Introduction to international relations

2nd semester:

Introduction to Social Communication

International Negotiation Techniques

The History of International Relations I-II

Year 2

3rd semester:

Fundamentals of Political Law

Comparative Politics I-II

International Law I-II

Globalization 4th semester:

International Economics

Introduction to Diplomacy

International Civil Society

Sectoral Policies in the EU I-II

Year 3

5th semester:

Regionalism and Governance

The Issue of European Integration and Nations

International Studies in Practice

6th semester:

Social Philosophy

Current Affairs/World Politics in the British and American Media

Introduction to Migration Policy

Introduction to Security Policy


Employability in numerous fields, including:

  • The NGO sector
  • International Organisations
  • Diplomacy
  • Political analysis
  • Journalism
  • Ministries and much more

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