Experienced faculty of the leading universities from the Visegrad region as well as visiting professors and guest lecturers from renowned international academic and diplomatic institutions provide insightful and inspiring instruction about major developments in contemporary international law, economics, politics and culture in light of the European integration processes seen from the standpoint of the Visegrad region.
Upon the completion of this International Relations: Europe in the Visegrad Perspective programme from the Jagiellonian University graduates will demonstrate high competence in both history and culture of the Visegrad and the wider Central Europe region as background for better understanding of contemporary international relations as exemplified in the impact of European integration. More specifically they will acquire knowledge necessary to better understand the complex nature of the interplay between global and regional phenomena affecting the functioning of international organisations, business and civil society. Graduates will be prepared to work in international organisations, diplomatic service, public administration, mass media and civil society organisations. If interested in pursuing an academic career, graduates will acquire the analytical ability to carry out individual research as prospective doctoral students.
Following the first semester at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków, students spend a semester at each partner university in the following order:
During the third and final semesters students attend courses offered on a regular basis, masters thesis seminars and carry out individual research culminating in the submission of a Masters thesis and a final examination. The Master thesis is to be written during the last semester of the programme.
Successful completion of an academic year is preconditioned by student record of minimum 60 ECTS. Each partner university offers a number of courses corresponding to a minimum of 30 ECTS per semester.
Applications will be assessed upon the following weight of elements calculated in a scale from 0 to 100 points.
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