MA in Global Economic Relations (1 year)

This joint program with the Department of Economics integrates training in international relations with economics. It provides students with the knowledge and analytical skills to prepare and evaluate economic policies and strategic decision-making in a global setting. This program is fee-based only.

This innovative and interdisciplinary program integrates training in international relations and economics. The program focuses on deepening theoretical understanding and enhancing students’ skills and knowledge in data analysis, global politics and global economic affairs.

The program is designed to provide young professionals and practitioners with an ‘upgrade of skills’ with a strong focus on theoretical application and data analysis.

The one-year MA program in Global Economic Relations builds on the strong tradition of international relations scholarship and adds the tools and the approach of economics to enable students to carry out and understand more in-depth analysis in their fields. In addition the program provides the students with context, methodological background and a solid theoretical understanding of global issues, challenges and problems.

This program is offered in a flexible format: full-time (1 year), part-time (2 years), modular (3 years)

Sample Curriculum:

Pre-session in September (elective, 0 credit): Quantitative Methods:Mathematics  (pass/fail) 

Fall Semester 16 credits: 

Mandatory courses: Academic Writing for one-year students (continued in the Winter term),   Research Design and Methods for one-year students part I (continued in the Winter term), Economic Foundations

Mandatory electives: International Political Economy, International Relations Concepts and Theories, Knowing Narrating, (re)Writing International Relations

Elective courses: Selected courses from the two departments. E.g: Courts as Global Policy Actors (4 credits), Economics of Law (2 credits), Foreign Policy Analysis (4 credits), Data Analysis 1: Exploration (2 credits), Macroeconomic Policies and Institutions (2 credits)

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Winter Semester 16 credits:

Mandatory courses : Academic Writing for one-year studentsResearch Design and Methods for one-year students part II, Global Economy: Emergence and Current Issues 1

Elective courses: Selected courses from the two departments. E.g. , International and European Refugee Law, Global Economy: Emergence and Current Issues,Health Policy, EU Security Policy, Economic Policy and Global Strategy

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Spring Semester 8 credits:

Write a thesis (8 credits). 

Entry Requirements

You can find detailed information on the CEU`s general admission procedure here and on our program specific requirements here

Note: the program will not run the the Academic Year 2020/21.