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International Relations

Faculty of Business and Administration

International Relations

“If it's wrong when they do it, it's wrong when we do it.”
 ― Noam Chomsky

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International Relations

Dear students,

Welcome to the International Relations (IR) Program at the International University of Sarajevo!

 

Housed within the Faculty of Business and Administration, the IR program offers a highly collaborative environment where students and professors regularly interact both inside and outside the classroom – in lectures and seminars, research projects, and extra-curricular activities.

 

The IR core faculty consists of professors from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey, the USA, Belarus, and Denmark. Our faculty members are not only dedicated educators and mentors but also nationally and internationally recognized in their respective research fields. These scholars are more than willing to share their theoretical and empirical knowledge about international relations with our students.

Program Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Aliaksandr Novikau

Overview of the BA Program

Overview of the BA Program

The Bachelor of Arts in IR at IUS is a four-year, eight-semester program of 240 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), broken down into about 30 ECTS per semester. Read more

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Bachelor Studies in IR

 

Study program International Relations (IR) at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) was established as a result of focusing on interdisciplinary studies in social sciences. The program is organized as a combination of perspectives of analytical materials and what Sociology, Political Sciences, Economics, International Relations and History have to offer.

 

Students can choose between relatively disciplinary specializations from European studies, strategic studies or they can decide to take more interdisciplinary and thematic fields, such as political movements, globalization, ethnic conflicts, Balkan and European studies.

About Bachelor Studies
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Master Studies in IR

 

 

Achieving a Bachelor’s degree is a great success. After graduating from a university, you can take your education to the next level by enrolling into a master’s degree program. It will help you become a more skilled professional in your field.

 

The 2nd cycle of study leads to the academic title of Master of Arts (MA) or equivalent, it runs for one year (60 ECTS credits), so that combined with the 1st cycle study carries the total of 300 ECTS credits.

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Overview of the MA Program

Overview of the MA Program

Master progam lasts for one year, (60 ECTS credits), so that the sum of the 1st and the 2nd cycle of study equals 300 ECTS credits.

Overview of the PhD Program

Overview of the PhD Program

The 3rd cycle of study leads to the scientific title of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or equivalent; it lasts for three years and is worth 180 ECTS credits. Read more

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PhD Studies in IR

 

A PhD is a doctoral research degree and the highest level of academic qualification you can achieve. The degree normally takes between three and four years of full-time work towards a thesis offering an original contribution to your subject of interest.

 

The 3rd cycle of study is organized and run as a three-year study program and it corresponds to 180 ECTS credits, where candidates acquire ECTS credits by passing exams in courses specified by the curriculum, conducting research in the specific area of the doctoral dissertation, and completing and successfully defending a doctoral dissertation.

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“If it's wrong when they do it, it's wrong when we do it.” ― Noam Chomsky

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