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MAInternational Relations and Regional Studies

Tuition fee €3,400 per year

The programme has tuition-waivers.
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Application fee €50 one-time

Application fee is non-refundable.
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The IRRS programme combines comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of particular geographic regions, including:

  • the European Union
  • Russia and Eurasia
  • the Baltic Sea region.

These regional foci grow out of our multinational faculty’s research interests and competences and reflects Estonia’s historical experience at the border of Europe and Russia – experience which is highly relevant to other countries located in-between bigger powers.

The programme provides in‐depth knowledge about:

  • contemporary international relations
  • central principles and sources of international law
  • traditional and critical approaches in security studies
  • foreign policy analysis
  • conflict management and resolution mechanisms
  • politics, society, economics and international relations in the European Union, Russia and Eurasia, and the Baltic Sea region

Programme structure

Career opportunities

The programme is suitable for all those who plan a career with an international focus, be it in diplomacy, public service, private sector or with non-governmental organizations.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application start
Jan 2, 2020
Application deadline
Mar 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time
Studies commence
Aug 31, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States