This programme offers a unique blend of academic education in international relations and political science with practical graduate education and training in international negotiation and diplomacy.
This two-year MSc-programme is offered jointly by the Institute of Political Science of Leiden University and the prestigious Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael in The Hague. Clingendael's objective is to promote the understanding of international affairs, and the institute focuses specifically on European co-operation, international security, and diplomacy. You will take core courses in the fields of international relations and political science. In addition, you will gain specialised knowledge and hands-on experience in the area of diplomacy and international organisations, and insights into the practice of international negotiations and diplomacy. During the programme, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship at an international organisation or to take additional specialised courses.
This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.
Previous education: BA in Political Science, International Relations, Economics, International Law, Public Administration, Sociology, History or a relevant field.
Knowledge minimum: See website www.unileidenmasters.nl for details.
Additional language requirements:
No work experience is required.
Accredited by: NVAO in: Netherlands
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS we offer you the chance to receive up to £10,000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
Global and personal: Leiden University offers a truly international environment with personal interaction and support. The university holds a leading position in many different fields, from natural sciences, life sciences, medicine and astronomy to the social and behavioural sciences, the arts, international law and non-Western languages. World-renowned for its research and education programmes, the university provides high quality education for the most motivated of students.