International Relations

International Relations

Field of study: International Relations

Study program: International Relations and Diplomacy

Language: English

Become an expert in international relations and expand your career in the service of diplomacy or European and international institutions. Exclusive English Master’s degree program international relations and diplomacy freely follows the bachelor’s degree program and is open to all those who have the ambition to succeed in the world.

Our study program is the only program in the Slovak Republic, which is focused on combining the field of international relations and diplomacy and which also emphasizes subjects from the International and European law.

The rector of Pan-European University and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Slovak Society for Foreign Policy – Dr.h.c. prof. Ing. Juraj Stern, PhD.  also participates in the program of theoretical teaching and practical experience. Prof. Mgr. Dalibor Jilek, CSc. – Member of the Advisory Committee on the Protection of National Minorities of the Council of Europe and Member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance, prof. Mgr. Pavel Šturma, DrSc. – Member of the UN Commission on International Law and prof. Mgr. Jozef Klimko DrSc. – Former Ambassador of the Slovak Republic in Austria, are part of our professional teaching staff. The interconnection of theory with practice will also be gained by extraordinary lectures given by practitioners, foreign and Slovak statesmen, or professionals working in diplomacy.

After graduating from the international relations and diplomacy program, a student will be equipped with legal, political, economics or expertise in history but also with linguistic knowledge. Higher education is also a space for acquiring contacts in the professional sphere, which we provide at our university through traineeships, professional experience or cooperation with partners.

Agraduate of the Master’s study program of international studies and diplomacy is an expert competent to work abroad and in the relevant field in the territory of Slovakia. In addition to wide-ranging knowledge of international relations and diplomacy, he gains insight into international and European law and political relations and is able to professionally communicate in foreign languages in these areas.

Graduates of the master’s degree program international relations and diplomacy are competent to perform the following professions: a foreign service employee (eg in international organizations and institutions, including the European Union), as well as in the state administration (especially ministries, the National Council of the Slovak Republic, the Government Office, etc.) in political parties and interest groups and in the third sector.

Contacts for international students:

Department of International Affairs

Ing. Radka Straková

PEU, Rectorate, Tomášikova 20, SK-82102 Bratislava

Tel: +421-2-48208804

Director of International Affairs

JUDr. Slavomír Rudenko, Ph.D.

PEU, Rectorate, Tomášikova 20, SK-82102 Bratislava

Tel: +421-2-48208807