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The programme is intensive and rigorous. You are expected to develop the capacity to work independently and in group settings.
The staff teaching in the International Relations programme is internationally renowned for its research excellence. The programme is coordinated by Dr. Said Rezaeiejan.
International Relations exposes students to a broad palette of theoretical and empirical work, and trains students to develop their own original, useful, and empirically sophisticated research relevant to scholarship and policy.
Is International Relations for you?
We provide a distinctive programme that is:
- Comprehensive in its coverage of themes and world regions. We offer multiple courses relating to peace and security, international political economy, human rights, migration and, global environmental issues, among many others. Our courses cover all world regions and/or relations between regions.
- Based in 21st Century IR: our programme is distinguished by its emphasis on transnational processes and institutions. It draws on interdisciplinary insights and is committed to a broad range of theoretical and methodological approaches within the discipline of International Relations.
- Research-led: our large international teaching staff consists of committed researchers who draw on their own work to teach how to do empirical research and develop theoretical insight. The programme explicitly reflects on the relation between academic work and political practice and includes courses co-taught by academic staff and policymakers.
Would you like to better understand the rapidly changing character of global politics? Then International might be the right programme for you.