Applicant

International Relations (BA)

Name of the programme

International Relations

Faculty Faculty of Political Science Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
pl. Litewski 3
20-080 Lublin
tel. +48 81 537 60 20
Degree awarded Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Mode of study Full time
Duration of the programme 3 years/6 semesters
Language of instruction English
ECTS points 180
Programme description

The BA Program offers multidimensional study of contemporary global system.  It is designed for students interested in various aspects of international and transnational relations including politics, society, security, environment and culture. Curriculum includes courses on global, regional and national level of international relations. Course work in the BA Program includes core curriculum as well as elective courses which are chosen by students according to their individual interests and preferences. Program also includes such as important possibilities professional workshops, foreign languages courses, diploma seminars  where students have possibility to acquire analytical and practical competencies and skills important in their future professional work (incl. public speaking, academic writing, professional presentations, debating and discussions)

The BA Program includes 3 specializations:  

1) Global Economy and Business, 

2) Regional Studies – Central – East Europe, 

3), Regional Studies – Asia and Pacific 

which allow students to specialize in a chosen area and  prepare for careers in specific sectors of international relations. Main professional areas students are prepared for include: international organizations both multilateral and bilateral, trans-border structures and cooperation, global and transnational business and economic organizations, public policy bodies active in foreign policy and diplomacy, non-governmental organizations and global civil society networks, global and transnational media.

For who?

The programme is designed for both Polish and foreign students who wish to probe the problem of international relations, especially in the context of Central and Eastern European relations. Our development is in line with students’ expectations – we are open to students’ and graduates’ suggestions. Answering students’ needs, we are planning to expand our programme by introducing language courses in Central and Eastern Europe languages. The programme has a unique content. The syllabus combines study of general issues in modern international relations with detailed studies of Central and Eastern Europe that include both historical background and contemporary social, political, economic, and cultural issues. This region has witnessed profound socio-economic changes and is rapidly gaining importance in modern international relations.

Tuition fee

Candidates applying to studies on a fee-paying basis: 2200 EUR (1st year), 2000 EUR (2nd and 3rd year)

Polish and EU citizens as well as other candidates following the regulations pertaining to Polish citizens can study free of charge within the set limit of available places. There are a few places offered without the tuition fee for such candidates. Admission will  be granted on a "first come, first served" basis until available places have been filled.

Application period 1st April - September 2021
Deadline for application September 2021
Academic year begins 1st October 2021
Academic year ends Beginning of July
Entry requirements

The program is addressed to candidates holding High School Diploma together with the transcript of records or any other equivalent document. Prospective students register online in the Online Recruitment System and file all the necessary documents within the deadline or until all the places available have been filled.

The list of required documents: https://rekrutacja.umcs.pl/en/how-to-apply/application-documents/

Registration fee

Attention! It is mandatory to pay the registration fee.

English language requirements

In order to be eligible for a programme taught in English, candidates must demonstrate that they meet English requirements for a given programme. 

1. Submit one of the document listed here: English language requirements
or
2. Submit a certificate of participation in secondary education conducted in English;
or
3. In the case of non-fulfilment of abovementioned requirements (1 or 2) an online interview confirming the level of proficiency and fluency in English shall be conducted Send an email to: studyinenglish@umcs.pl to register for the interview.

Contact Enquiries about course content, structure and syllabus: international.relations@umcs.pl
Admission enquiries: studyinenglish@umcs.pl
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