Bachelor`s Degree in International Relations

Programme: Bachelor`s in International Relations

Duration: 4 years

Credits: 240

Mode of study: full-time

Language of instruction: English, Azeri or Russian

The Bachelor`s Degree in International Relations is a full-time multidisciplinary Programme that introduces students to the studies of relationship between state actors in the international system and their interactions with inter-governmental organisations and international corporations. The Programme combines political science, economics, history, foreign languages, international law, sociology, and other fields. Students will be equipped with knowledge and skills to understand relations between nations, as well as the internal workings of other countries and the role of non-governmental actors and international organisations in world affairs.

A specific focus will be given to such fields of current interest as globalisation, political systems, processes of integration, world policy, conflict resolution, national security, geopolitics, etc.

Students must undergo a pre-graduation internship and defend a graduation thesis in order to receive a degree.

Upon the successful completion of the programme, graduates can pursue their career in governmental organisations, Embassies, Ministries and NGOs, law, business and international organisations.

Programme Structure:

Humanities and social courses:

- History of Azerbaijan;

- Foreign Language;

- Azerbaijani Language and Speech Culture;

- Philosophy;

- Psychology;

- Cultural Science;

- Sociology;

- Constitution of Azerbaijan and Fundamentals of Law;

- Introduction to Multiculturalism;

Core courses:

- Social and Political Geography;

- History of International Relations;

- History of Asian and African Countries;

- Processes of Globalisation in the Modern System of International Relations;

- Fundamentals of the National Security of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

- Fundamentals and Evolution of the International Relations;

- History of European and American Countries;

- Political System of Azerbaijan and Foreign Countries;

- Modern Processes of Integration;

- World Policy;

- International Organisations;

- History of Turkic Nations;

- Foreign Policy of Azerbaijan;

- Energy Diplomacy in Modern International Relations;

- International Economic Relations;

- International Law;

- Political Science;

- International Relations Theory;

- World Economy;

- Informatics;

- Conflict Resolution;

- Economic Diplomacy;

- Economy;

- Professional English;

- Civil defence;

Selective Courses:

- History of European Integration;

- The Fight against Terrorism in the Modern World;

- Security System of the USA;

- International Political Regional Studies;

- Security System of NATO Countries;

- International Security System;

- Diplomatic Portrait;

- Fundamentals of Geopolitics;

- International Non-governmental Organisations;

- Clerical Work and Writing Technique;

- National Security;

- Modern Conflicts and Their Resolution Methods;

- International Integration and International Organisations;

- International Policy and Diplomacy;

- Geopolitical Processes on the Caucasus on the Modern Era;

- Global Problems of the Modern Era;

- Diplomatic and Consular Service;

- Political Global Studies;

- Political Interests of Europe in Azerbaijan;

- Religion and Culture;