Master in International Relations | City Unity College  

Master 1 in International Relations

City Unity College offers in cooperation with the Institut de Traducteurs, d’ Interprètes et de Relations Internationales (ITI RI) of the University of Strasbourg, graduate studies programmes in International Relations. The aim of the programme is to offer a solid grounding to International and European Relations students and professionals, by offering specialized knowledge of Finance, Law & Communication. Master 1 in International Relations is the first year of the two-year graduate programme in International Relations.

After successful completion of the Master 1 in International Relations programme, students are automatically admitted in the second year of the programme, either with specialization in International Communication (Master 2 – Communication Internationale) or with specialization in Economic Intelligence and international growth management (Master 2 – Intelligence Economique et gestion du developpement international), both of which are offered at City Unity College, Athens.

Duration of studies: one year / two semesters
Credits: 60 (30 credits per semester)


Subjects covered are:

  • International relations
  •  International economic relations
  •  Geopolitics
  •  International law
  • Diplomatic and consular law
  • Political & administrative institutions in Greece
  • International Communication & Information Society
  • International Marketing
  •  Foreign languages
  •  Professional practices
  •  Administration and accounting tools
  •  International Commerce techniques
  •  Professional documents
  •  Negotiation techniques
  •  Public relations techniques
  •  Specialised Foreign Languages seminars about: Political & Administrative institutions & External    relations with the respective country
  •  Seminars for learning or improving a foreign language
  •  Practice

Admissions Requirements

In order to achieve admission to the programme candidates must pass successfully the entrance exams. Participation to the entrance exams is allowed to candidates who have completed at least three years in a Higher Education programme and are proficient in two foreign languages.

Entrance Exams

Entrance exams are conducted every June and September and include the following sessions:

  • Written language test (for every foreign language) based on a text of current affairs
  • Written general knowledge test: synthesis of articles related to international affairs and commentary
  • Oral exam: verification of linguistic competence in all working languages and Greek
  • Discussion with the members of the committee about the candidate’s motivation and general knowledge / Interview



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