* Average academic year: 10 courses (10 months) - 30 credits.

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy

You will study the entire degree in English, have the opportunity to do it at your own pace with a flexible program, and opt for a double degree by completing this program along with the BS in International Business or the BS in International Economics.

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Intake

January, February, May, JuneSeptember, October

Duration

40 months / 4 academic years*

Credits

120 American credits

Campus

Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris and Online

Why study at Schiller International University?

130 Nationalities Our campuses are home to students from more than 130 countries. Current Schiller International students are from Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia. This diversity creates the international learning environment and personal experiences that Schiller International students are looking for!
50 Years of history For over 50 years, the Schiller International University faculty and staff have brought the credentials and expertise needed to support the foundations of international learning. This supports our continuous goal of developing the world leaders needed for the future!
20000 Alumni Schiller’s International learning community includes a network of more than 20.000 graduates in over 200 cities who remain committed to the University. This commitment reflects support to current students and fellow graduates beyond graduation.

Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy

Political and economic problems often transcend national boundaries and encompass scientific, technological, cultural and humanitarian concerns. The Schiller program in International Relations and Diplomacy prepares student to pursue careers in government, international organizations, law, business, journalism, or for graduate study in political science and related areas.

Political Scientists Job Outlook 2020 - 2030*

  • +9% Expected Growth
  • 7,6K Projected Employment
  • Career Areas: Diplomat, Intelligence Specialist, Political Analyst, Lobbyist, and Communication Specialist

* US Market. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Employment Projections program

Graduates of this Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy will be able to:

  • Assess emerging political trends and practices relating to international organizations and the non-governmental sectors (or actors) in view of current events and future developments.
  • Propose solutions to questions of public concern based on analysis of data and application of theories relating to International Relations.
  • Evaluate theories and concepts of International Relations and their applicability to current and historical events.
  • Critically analyze the importance of multilateralism as it relates to multiculturalism and global diversity on the practice of International Relations and Diplomacy.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of current and historical events that have shaped International Relations.
  • Justify the need to be aware of and respectful to ethical issues and responsible citizenship as applied in the professional context of international relations and diplomacy.
  • Integrate transferrable skills in oral and written communication, teamwork, guided learning and independent study.
  • Foster scholarship and research in advancing international relations and diplomacy.

Discover, design, and develop the professional profile that best suits your goals. Based on a solid academic structure aligned with the current reality we provide students with specific learning tools, methodologies, and immersive experiences to personalized their path.

  • Solid academic basis connected with reality
  • Modulable Learning
  • Interactive Lessons
  • Learning by doing methodologies
  • Strong presence of Tech, Digital and Sustainability
  • International immersions to explore and experience
  • Challenges with real organizations
  • Personalized Academic & Career Advising

Classmates: A multicultural, diverse, and inclusive community with more than 130 nationalities.

Faculty: Referred professional that share updated knowledge and challenge students with real cases.

Academic & Career Advisors: SIU figures to support you from day one in reaching your goals.

Alumni: A network of more than 20,000 alumni around the world to be connected with.

We provide the flexibility you need to complete your degree

At Schiller International University, our students come first, and we are always ready to adapt to your circumstances in this fast changing world. If you need a change of location, you can continue on another campus of your choice if your program is available there, or study Online.

We offer two ways to make your studies and payments more flexible:

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    Enroll and pay for the first subject You can do this if you are particularly interested in deepening your knowledge of a subject or if you need to find out if you like this field of knowledge.
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    Try and pay for the first 4 months Register for 4 subjects (equivalent to 12 credits), take the subject month by month and see if it is the path you want to follow.

After this time, evaluate if you want to continue and we will help you formalize your situation. We will help you with everything you need!

This program is eligible for financial aid for those who qualify.

Enrolling in a university has never been easier

Follow the step by step and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our Admissions Team.

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    Fill the application Enrollment

    Go to application enrollment.

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    Pay the application fee

    This step is usually completed with your Admissions Representative after the interview process.

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    Complete the interview

    The interview with your Admissions Representative provides a great opportunity to ask questions, define your educational and professional goals, and discuss whether a Schiller degree will meet your needs.

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    Send all required admissions documents

    This includes transcripts, passport documentation, proof of English proficiency, letter of motivation, etc.

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    Once accepted, you will receive an acceptance package

    In the case of students needing a VISA, you will receive a scanned copy of a conditional letter of acceptance, along with the invoice for your first semester’s tuition. Once it is paid, you will receive the official copy of your acceptance letter and acceptance package.

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    Congratulations!

    You are now part of Schiller’s learning community.

Start your Bachelor's Degree now and benefit from our New Scholarship Plan 2022

At SIU we encourage you to press the START button again in a big way. Therefore, we are happy to present you with our New 2022 Scholarship Plan. 

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Ask our admissions team for help. They’re here for questions you may have while making your decision, including information about scholarships available, financial aid, etc.

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Cost of the BA in International Relations and Diplomacy *

* Standard price not including additional possible scholarship discount. Average academic year – 10 courses/months – 30 credits

Tuition fees for European campuses
15,400
Tuition fees for Schiller Online (Distance Learning)
17,700

Prepared for the unpredictable: COVID-19 response

Our priority remains to provide you with an uninterrupted and safe educational experience despite the current circumstances. That is why we have taken the necessary measures focused on three lines of action tailored to the guidelines of each country’s situation to meet safety requirements, academic requirements, and our student’s needs.

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Earn a double degree and go even further

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Fully detailed program

Why this degree is perfect for you