MA in International Relations (in English)

To meet growing demand for specialists and experts in international relations Political Science Faculty of Maria Curie-Skłodowska University offers  2 years long full time Master's Program in International Relations. 


International Relations Master's Program at UMCS is taught entirely in English and is designed for both Polish and foreign students who wish to explore various aspects of contemporary international and global relations.    

Program offers interdisciplinary studies for people interested in contemporary global affairs.  It is a program for those who wish to combine  academic and practical knowledge with personal development for a successful and interesting future career. Nowadays, globalization and integration phenomena require anyone participating in politics as well as in business, cultural and social life to be familiar with international environment. 

The demand for experts in the field translates into excellent prospects for future careers for the program’s graduates. Careers in diplomacy, transnational corporations, international organizations, international development programs are among numerous possibilities for Program’s graduates.


Master of Arts (M.A. in International Relations)


2 years (4 semesters)




  • Economy of international development
  • International relations theory 
  • International social policy
  • International migration 
  • Globalization and regionalism in international relations
  • International system of environment protection
  • International relations in Europe
  • International security
  • International financial markets
  • International economy
  • International human rights
  • Prognoses and international simulations
  • EU’s economic system
  • Translatorium 
Students develope their own research projects and write master's thesis under supervision of individual advisors
SPECIALIZATIONS (students choose one specialization)
  • International Relations in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Economic diplomacy
  • International Place Branding 
INTERNSHIPS (minimum 3 weeks internship)

OUTREACH PROGRAM and independent student projects (optional)

Full Program 



For information how to apply to the Program click here  

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