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International Relations, Social Communication and Regional Studies

Training period
  • master – 1.5 years
Form of study
  • full-time
  • extra-mural

List of educational and professional program components

Disciplines of the general training cycle:

  • Current issues of Ukraine's foreign policy and international relations
  • Theory and practice of modern international diplomacy
  • Foreign policy strategies and doctrines
  • International systems and global development
  • Mechanisms for ensuring security in the international space and in foreign policy
  • Geopolitics and geostrategy
  • International information law
  • Theory of civilizations
  • Modeling and forecasting in the field of international relations

Disciplines of the cycle of vocational and practical training:

  • Diplomatic dimension of regional integration
  • World arms market and conversion in international relations
  • Economics of European integration
  • The law of armed conflict and Ukraine
  • Public administration and foreign policy decision-making
  • Strategic partnership and asymmetric relations
  • Translation practice (interpretation)
  • Public and cultural diplomacy
  • Regionalism and regional security systems
  • European integration law
  • Evolution and current trends in foreign policy of the CIS countries
  • National security of Ukraine
  • The EU in modern international relations
  • Translation practice (written translation)

Non-academic activities
  • diplomatic room;
  • scientific groups and studios;
  • participation in nationwide and international competitions;
  • participation in artistic and creative teams;
  • sports teams etc.
After a full academic course a specialist in international relations, social communication and regional studies may work in:
  • embassies;
  • secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine;
  • ministries of Ukraine;
  • structural units of government;
  • foreign companies and representative offices;
  • businesses that work in the field of foreign policy;
  • international organizations.
  • media
may hold the following positions:
  • diplomatic representative;
  • consultant, adviser, expert on international problems;
  • head of foreign policy and foreign economic activity subdivisions;
  • historian and political scientist, political columnist;
  • researcher;
  • translator-interpreter.