Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Diplomacy (BA IRD)

The Global American University, Schiller
Program overview
40 months
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available

Start dates
Multiple start dates during the year

Multiple start dates during the year

Multiple start dates during the year
Bachelor Degree in International Relations & Diplomacy

About this program

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Diplomacy (BA IRD)

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.

Admission requirements

Steps of admission

  1. Fill the application Enrollment

    Go to application enrollment

  2. Pay the application fee

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

  3. 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.

  4. Send all required admissions documents

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

  5. 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.

  6. Congratulations!

    You are now part of Schiller’s learning community.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

How am I going to learn

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



Live a truly 100% international experience by studying your program in up to four different countries without losing any credits and without difficult transitions.*

*Campus transfers subject to local program availability and personal visa process.


Tuition fees for European campuses: €15,400

Tuition fees for Schiller Online (Distance Learning): $17,700


What am I going to learn?

Graduates of this Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Diplomacy (BA IRD) 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 relationsand 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.

With whom am I going to learn?

  • 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 and Career Advisors: Mentoring Services 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.

Career paths

If you are a person with an interest in Politics, Management, or Business, this program is your fit. This degree focuses on the international framework of Politics, Economics and Diplomatic Issues within the international context.

Our goal is that you learn How the world works in this respect, and you ultimately know How to do Business and thrive Professionally at an International level.

The Bachelor of Arts in International Relations & Diplomacy (BA IRD) will afford you many opportunities to work in both national and international contexts in areas such as:

  • Government
  • Business
  • Journalism
  • International organizations
  • Public institutions with departments focused on promoting business internationalization.
  • Law firms and more!

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The Global American University, Schiller

We are The Global American University, Schiller, the new concept of education aimed at people who understand that running in a global world requires smart global performance.Through our four International Campuses, we provide students with Global Transformative Education. A learning-by-living experience that...

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Contact info

The Global American University, Schiller

Schiller International University
Zollhofgarten 1
69115 Heidelberg

Phone no: 0049622145810

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