WHY study this program?
This program combines problem-solving, structural analysis, project development and management with a comprehensive theoretical and critical examination of the political, cultural, legal, and socio-economic practices that make up our increasingly interdependent and complex world. Drawing from multiple fields including finance, law, history, philosophy, and theology, this program is decidedly interdisciplinary.
A diverse faculty of seasoned practitioners represents and reflects the cross-cultural issues and interests that comprise international relations today. The university’s guest lecture series and simulation exercises also add a unique dimension to the program.
WHAT am I going to learn?
Graduates of the SIU MA in International Relations and Diplomacy will be able to:
Learn to demonstrate a working knowledge of the various subfields within the discipline
Acquire advanced research skills
Apply theories of international relations to the practice of international affairs
Gain advanced competency in effective communication, including written, oral and digital communication
Prepare for seeking relevant and valuable employment in the field
Become experts in the diplomatic function and also gain knowledge in other subjects such as technology, digitalization and sustainability
HOW am I going to learn?
At Schiller, you will learn through a high-quality academic structure aligned with reality and will undergo a holistic transformation based on 3 axes: updating your current knowledge and skills, expanding your profile to new areas, and developing the mindset and attitude to perform in an ever-changing world.
Professional interactive lessons
Expert faculty comprised of active professionals
Practical training hyperconnected with reality
Strong tech, digital and sustainability focus
Top industry lecturers
Challenges with real organizations
Fast-track to employability through an established Career Area
With WHOM am I going to learn?
Classmates: A multicultural, diverse, and inclusive community with more than 130 nationalities.
Faculty: Referred professionals that share updated knowledge and challenge students with real cases.
Academic & Career Advisors: SIU figures 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.
We care about your academic needs. We offer instructional delivery adapted to meet your learning style.
Courses are delivered in English and focused on international environments.
Our course format consists of studying one subject per month so you can put all your efforts into learning the knowledge and skills of a specific course topic at a time.
If you maintain a good Grade Point Average, you may study more than one subject per month and complete your program in less time.
Schiller International University is focused on preparing students for a professional career. Be confident that you will know how to combine theory with practice.
You will work collaboratively with classmates on such projects as case studies and prepare presentations with professionals from the field.
You will earn an international degree valid in both the US and the EU from an accredited American university and a TOP British university.
Our faculty is international and brings a diverse array of professional experience.
You will have the opportunity to put what you learn into practice.
We will provide you with an internship to move on to a Career in Government, Business, Journalism, or many more.
You will combine classes with your internship and solve case studies with your Advisor.
Our Career Services Department can assist you with the voluntary placement of an internship to enhance your learning.