International Relations (English Language) - International Black Sea University
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International Relations (English Language)

School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences

Program Description

MA in International Relations  is an English language program offering a vibrant atmosphere for learning to a limited number of students. Because of the small classes and qualified professors both from Georgia and beyond, the program provides a unique opportunity for academic growth for its students through fully immersing them in academic discourse, dynamic discussions, constructive debates, etc. The program has a strong research component as well as a particular focus on Georgia, its foreign policy and immediate neighborhood. Finally, apart from the core courses that teach students the essence of International Relations , students can enjoy a wide range of elective courses in order to specialize in their particular field of interest.


Career Opportunities

MA students of International Relations  will be able to work in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, state structures responsible for foreign policy and national security issues, namely, foreign relations departments of various Ministries, international organizations, NGOs working on international relations and national security issues, research centers, etc. Besides, MA graduate can continue studies in Ph.D. program to increase his/her competence and qualification.



Admission requirements for Georgian citizens are:

  1. To hold a BA or its equivalent diploma;
  2. To pass Unified National Exams for Masters;
  3. To pass the university internal exams in specialty and English language.*

* Taking an English language exam is not required for those candidates who:

  1. Have international English language certificate equivalent to B2 level (TOEFL IBT, IELTS and FCE);
  2. Have graduated from English educational program during last three years and their GPA is at least 75 (out of 100) or 3 (out of 4).

Admission requirements for international students:


Language of Instruction: English
Programme Duration: 2 years (120 ECTS)
Awarded Qualification: Master of International Relations


Tuition Fee

For Georgian Citizens: 3540 GEL
For International Students: 9900 GEL



If you have already earned the right to pursue a Master’s degree at the International Black Sea University, you will receive a 20% discount if you enroll in the registration period specified by the Graduate School. This grant is not subject to the terms of grant maintenance.

For Ukrainian citizen:

A citizen of Ukraine who enrolls in any educational program of the University (at all three levels) will receive a 50% discount on the tuition fee during the study period specified in the program. (4 years for bachelor, 2 years for master, 3 years for doctorate).

The discount applies to:
A) students who will be enrolled from 2022 – 2023;
B) restores the status:
C) mobility.


Contact Information

  1. Graduate School
  2. E-Mail:
  3. Tel: (+995 32) 2595005/06/07 (151)