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Welcome to the Chair of International Relations!



The Chair of International Relations

  • is responsible for the Master’s degree program in International Relations (MIB). This program was established at the suggestion of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), which continues to support the program. More information on MIB is available here.
  • is involved in the integrated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program in German and French Political Science, which the KU has being running in collaboration with the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Rennes with the support of the Franco-German University in Saarbrücken since 2003. More information is available here.
  • actively participates in the other political science programs at the KU, the Bachelor’s degree program in Politics and Society and the interdisciplinary Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program in Political Science.
  • participates in all KU programs that offer students elective modules in political science, in particular the teaching degree programs (social studies).

On the international level, the Chair of International Relations

  • has a partnership with the Department of European Studies (Prof. Dr. Gilbert Casasus) at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland, which hosts MIB students and KU lecturers as part of an exchange with its interdisciplinary and bilingual Master’s program in European Studies. More information on the European Studies specialization in the MIB program is available here.
  • has an a partnership with Sciences Po Strasbourg (France), which hosts KU Master students and lecturers.
  • has an exchange program for lecturers with the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom).
  • is currently in the process of establishing additional partnerships.

All photos (unless otherwise specified): Dr. Eveline Hermannseder

Last updated: 25th April 2019