About the programme

Introduction

This study programme offers an interdisciplinary approach to the constantly evolving realm of international relations. Our students will be acquainted with a broad range of contemporary issues in international relations, from the phenomenon of globalization, the policy making of international organizations to international law and the law of the European Union as well as hot topics such as good governance or integrity management.

 

Upon completion of the programme, graduates will benefit from a thorough and comprehensive understanding of today’s international affairs as well as the tools that will enable them to critically assess, analyse and answer global and international problems and policy issues. The aim of the programme is to train experts capable of undertaking duties at international and EU institutions and agencies, in the administration of foreign affairs, defence policy and law enforcement as well as in the international departments of NGOs or business entities.

 

Master in International Public Service Relations is a three semester programme providing a Master of Arts degree (90 ECTS).

 

Combining theory with practice

We teach our students to make sense of the political, economic, social and environmental dynamics changing our world. Teaching is based on interdisciplinary methodology, combining knowledge and tools of a wide range of social sciences. Most of our teachers fulfil a double, parallel career in public service and academia; therefore they deliver first hand experiences to students. Regular study trips are organized to demonstrate how theory is applied in practice - to EU bodies and agencies in Brussels, as well as to the United Nations’ organisations in Vienna.

 

Who should apply?

MIPuS is open for international students and applicants representing international public services. Hungarian citizens are also encouraged to apply.

To ensure the training’s standard of excellence, every applicant has to meet the same criteria:

  • have a good command of English, as a minimum requirement
  • possess an appropriate BA/BSc degree or verify the completion of at least 180 ECTS credits in the given fields

 

The applicants’ language skills and competences will be tested during a personal or skype interview.