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International Politics

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary This specialisation focuses on the sources of international conflict, the dynamics of crisis management, and the conditions that allow states to resolve their disputes peacefully.
Course description International relations often appear to be dominated by conflict and crisis. Think of arms races, territorial disputes, civil war, and mass migration that create insecurity for states as well as individuals. This specialisation focuses on the sources of international conflict, the dynamics of crisis management, and the conditions that allow states to resolve their disputes peacefully. You will dive into a wide range of important, fascinating issues, ranging from the functioning of international diplomacy to the security threats posed by terrorism. You will be based in one of the most highly ranked departments of its kind in Europe. Your lecturers are scholars from many countries with expertise in various areas of international politics, including several with direct experience in policy formation, diplomacy, and international organisations. They will stimulate you to think critically and independently and help you to sharpen your analytical mind.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 60.00
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes group discussion, lecture, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, project, seminar, internship, tutorial, working group, self study
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 12 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
No tuition fees available.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
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