MA in International Relations: Europe from Visegrad Perspective

Country: Europe;

Deadline: 27.02.2019



General information

The programme is designed for all students who hold a university degree equivalent to a bachelor degree or higher. Special preference is given to graduates of BA programmes in humanities, social sciences, economics and law with excellent command of English and outstanding motivation.

Candidates will be admitted to the programme upon evaluation of their written applications.

Submit the following in order to apply for the Programme:

  • Online Application 

Applicants are required to submit documents in 3 different stages:

  • At the start of the application process
  • Upon enrolment in the programme (once accepted in the programme)
  • Upon arrival in Krakow (before the start of the first semester at the Centre for European Studies)


Admission criteria

Applications will be assessed upon the following weight of elements calculated in a scale from 0 to 100 points as follows:

  1. Application content—maximum of 70 points—including:
    • grades in transcript—50 points;
    • academic and non-academic experience, other achievements, foreign language proficiency—20 points;
  2. Motivation—maximum of 30 points—motivation for undertaking the programme, relevance and originality of academic interests presented in the application (maximum of 6000 characters).

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

Candidates whose first language is not English are required to prove their English language proficiency with a recognised certificate documenting command of the English language on a level specified by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. This does not apply to English native speakers, graduates of study programmes where the language of instruction was English.

A list of select certificates and/or documents, recognized by the Jagiellonian University.

Candidates who do not posses language certificate at the stage of submitting the application may request an interview which will verify the level of competency in the English language. The interview is passed successfully upon earning at least 60% of total points out of 100% and will fulfill requirement for English profficiency.

Proficiency in the Polish language is not required.

*Applicants who have completed a degree entirely in English are exempt from this requirement.