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The award
MA

How long you will study
24 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 11500

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About Inernational Relations at University of Groningen

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this programme is exactly what you are looking for.

The Research Master's degree in International Relations consistsof the two-year Master's track in ModernHistory and International Relations. You can also take thistrack as a specialisation of the Master's degree programme inHistory (research).
This programme teaches you to carry out independent academicresearch and to explore recent developments in the field of modernhistory and international relations. You will study relevanttheoretical and methodological backgrounds as well. In addition,the programme includes subjects such as international politicaleconomy, the history of cultural identity and European cooperationand integration.
As a student of this programme you will work in small groups andare supervised by highly qualified researchers. The programme isclosely related to the research carried out at the GroningenResearch Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) and the N.W.Posthumus Institute.

Are you a talented student and interested in modern history and international relations? Is a career in research something you aspire to? Then this degree programme is exactly what you are looking for.

The Research Master's degree in International Relations consistsof the two-year Master's track in ModernHistory and International Relations. You can also take thistrack as a specialisation of the Master's degree programme inHistory (research).
This programme teaches you to carry out independent academicresearch and to explore recent developments in the field of modernhistory and international relations. You will study relevanttheoretical and methodological backgrounds as well. In addition,the programme includes subjects such as international politicaleconomy, the history of cultural identity and European cooperationand integration.
As a student of this programme you will work in small groups andare supervised by highly qualified researchers. The programme isclosely related to the research carried out at the GroningenResearch Institute for the Study of Culture (ICOG) and the N.W.Posthumus Institute.

After your studies

Job prospects

After graduation you are well prepared for a career in research at a university or a private or governmental research institute.You can pursue jobs at international organizations and governmentinstitutions as well. You may also find work as a journalist.

After graduation you are well prepared for a career in research at a university or a private or governmental research institute.You can pursue jobs at international organizations and governmentinstitutions as well. You may also find work as a journalist.

Job examples

  • Position within interdisciplinary academic environment
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Admission requirements

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grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

previous education

BA degree in:

  • History
  • International Relations
  • American Studies
  • another related field
reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

previous education

BA degree in:

  • History
  • International Relations
  • American Studies
  • another related field
reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

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