The International University in Geneva in Geneva, Switzerland, offers a master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy that is accredited in both the United States and the European Union. During the program, students have the chance to visit the United Nations headquarters to see practices discussed in class put into practical use. The program lasts for one year and requires students to complete a series of 14 course modules in international trade organizations and statistics, executive communication and negotiations, multimedia, Internet and other subjects. A bachelor’s degree in a related field and a history of academic excellence is required for admission.
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, United States, offers a master’s degree in Public Diplomacy. Students in the program spend two years completing the coursework required for the degree. Classes examine how governments and non-governmental organizations communicate and foster relationships. All courses are taught in English, and international students may be required to submit proof of fluency to gain admission. Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree in a related field and a proven history of academic excellence.
The Ecoles des Hautes Eutdes Internationales Et Politiques (HEIP) in Paris, France, offers a Master of Public Administration degree in International Public Service. The program lasts for two years and requires full-time study. During the first year, students take classes in Geopolitics; International Economy; Public International Law; United Nations; Negotiation and Crisis Management; Institutional Relations; International News; International Affairs; Development and International Cooperation; Demographic and Migratory Challenges; Health, Solidarity, Co-Development; and International and Sustainable Development. The second year includes modules in Principles of the International Civil Service; Communication from International Organizations; International Institutions, NGOs and Lobbying; International Refugee Law; Strategy and Conduct Of Military Operations; Large Diplomats in the World, International Relations Theory; International Business & Modern Diplomacy; International & Institutional Relations; Second and/or third language. All students then complete either a 6-month internship or a master’s thesis.
Galileo University in Guatemala City, Guatemala, offers a master’s degree in diplomacy and international relations. The program lasts for two years and is taught entirely in Spanish. Required courses for the degree include international economy; protocol and advanced international diplomatic ceremony; effective communication and professional management; e-commerce;
contemporary universal history; the general theory of the state; strategies in the use and comprehension of media; the history of Guatemala; public international law; public image analysis; and constitutional and political law. A master’s thesis is also required. To qualify for admission, students must have a bachelor’s degree in a related field.
The College of Asia and the Pacific at Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, offers a Master of diplomacy degree program. Students spend two years on campus completing the degree requirements on a full-time basis. Coursework includes classes in a broad range of fields including International Relations; Public Policy and Administration; Strategic or Security Studies; Political Science; History; Sociology; Economics and Development Studies; Social Science; Law; and Regional Studies. To be considered for admission, students must have a bachelor’s degree and be fluent in English. Students with previous coursework in related fields may be able to apply some credits of their undergraduate study to the graduate program.