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International Relations

Do you want to know more about global conflicts and how the international system work? Apply for International Relations if you want to learn how to understand the world better and learn more about global challenges.


In International Relations you study how the international system works politically, economically, and culturally as well as look at its historical evolution. You learn about changing power relations in the international system, and the ways in which connections between state and non-state actors contribute to the global order.

Problems and challenges surrounding conflict and security are also central to the study of International Relations. You look closer at military threats from states, international terrorism, diffusion of nuclear weapons, global environmental threats, and the construction of various discourses of ‘security’ and ‘threats’ by various actors. The dynamics of the global political economy are also central, where you study the driving forces of globalization, power, and interdependence within global economic relations.

After graduation

International Relations give you knowledge and tools to understand and analyse an increasingly complex global order and work with various international issues in a range of different areas. You will gain a competency that is highly valued by government and municipal agencies, NGOs, many businesses, and international organizations. You may engage in regional analysis, investigative and evaluative work, project management or policy development. Potential career opportunities include government positions or NGO roles focusing on integration/migration and human rights, as well as positions in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and environmental issues within the private sector.

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Meet our teachers at the Bachelor's Programme in International Relations