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International Studies MA

University of Pannonia
Program overview
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
February 2022

September 2022

February 2023

September 2023

Program description

The goal of our International Studies MA is to train highly qualified experts in the social sciences who are able to think about the place and role of Hungary and the Central European region in an international and global context.

Coupled with a broad knowledge of histories and current issues they are required to have a comprehensive understanding of the current dynamics of global political economy, legal frameworks and social processes. Based on the acquired knowledge and skills, they are able to make predictions and forecasts.

The program trains students to able to identify the complex issues inherent in Central Europe’s location in global challenges as well as to get acquainted with the world beyond Europe and tendencies of development of the third world. The acquired lexical knowledge and related skills enable them to pursue further studies or individual research (PhD).

Admission requirements

Students who have a bachelor's degree in International Studies or other degree in social sciences, economics, law or humanities (see the list of entrance courses in the list of Master's courses) and have a high level of English language skills are invited to apply for the Master's Degree in International Studies.

Who do we recommend it to?

For those who are interested in the complex problems of economics, politics and social sciences, for whom it is important to understand local, regional and global contexts, and who would also master the practice of international communication (diplomacy, protocol, negotiation techniques).

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Program content


1st semester 

  • The Theory of International Relations;
  • Theories of Social Change;
  • International Economic Law 

2nd semester 

  • Political Geography;
  • International Private Law;
  • Democracy, Constitutional State and Human and Civil Rights 

3rd semester 

  • Case Studies in International Law;
  • Environmental policy and protection of the EU;
  • The EU and Inter-State Coordination 

4th semester 

  • Regional Economics;
  • European Foreign and Security Policy;
  • The EU in the System of International Relations

Scholarships & funding

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

Tuition fees

Fee: 2000 EUR / semester
(scholarship available)


Qualification acquired : Diploma in international relations expert

Career opportunities

As diplomats, international relations specialists, researchers, journalists, public administration officials or employees of multinational companies, they will be able to orientate themselves in the complex scheme of international relations and are well suited to continuing their studies to PhD level.

MA graduates are capable of: 

  • conducting work of individual analysis in the field of international studies 
  • decision preparation and decision making in the fields of international economics, politics and law 
  • participation in professional/scholarly debates 
  • wide-range application of integrated knowledge in the fields of social sciences and foreign policy analysis 
  • forging international links and ties 
  • conducting foreign language negotiations in their professional field 

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University of Pannonia

The University of Pannonia, located in a picturesque and scenic environment near Lake Balaton, with the headquarters in the city of Veszprém, and campuses in several towns of the Central-Transdanubian region, is a public university that provides quality education within...

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Average rating 4.8

Based on 8 reviews.

Quality education and a friendly community
Eman Abukhairan
Literally, the master's program in International Studies was my first step to the real world, I developed uncountable skills, gained valuable knowledge in dozens fields, and got the chance to explore new languages and cultures being in the international multicultural atmosphere the campus has. Most importantly, I would say that I discovered my ...
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Yeva Torosyan
It is elaborated an effective curriculum. It helped me to strengthen my capacities and knowledge.

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University of Pannonia

Egyetem Str. 10.
8200 Veszprém

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