The Universum College Master’s Programs are ranked among the 16 best EDUNIVERSAL Master’s programs offered in Southeast Europe. The mission of the Master Program in Diplomacy and International Relations is to provide advanced undergraduate training in the broad academic field of international relations and diplomacy and to graduate specialized students and provide them with theoretical and practical training that will prepare them professionally for a variety of career opportunities, locally, regionally and internationally. Consequently, the program aims to provide a course of study that develops analytical capacity as well as the ability to critically examine and evaluate the role of foreign policy, diplomacy and decision-making in complex issues in the international arena.

Program overview - Year I                   
Semester I Hours/ weeks
Nr. O/Z Class L U S I ECTS
1O The History of Diplomacy 6428181308
2O International Relations and Secyrity 6428181308
3O International Organizations and Institutions 5624161147
4O Research Methodology 5725151137
Semester II
1O Diplomacy: Theory and Practice 6428181308
2O Recent Issues in Global Politics6428181308
Semester III
1O Diplomacy Protocol6428181308
2O Kosovo's Foreign Policy and Diplomacy6428181308
3Z Regional Focus - Electives5624161147
4Z General elective course5624161147
Semester IV
1O Internship 5025010
2O Thesis7053020

After successful completion of the program, students must be able to acquire various skills such as subject knowledge and understanding, advanced analytical skills, practical and professional and transferable skills. Graduates of this program are qualified to hold senior positions in public institutions, especially those on foreign policy, as well as representative positions in the country’s foreign diplomatic missions, as well as employment opportunities in the private sector at local, regional institutes and thinks tanks of international foreign policy.


To apply for our programs, all applicants must submit the following documents:

  • Birth certificate
  • Bachelor/Undergraduate Diploma and Transcripts of Records
  • Legalized documents issued by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo for all those who have completed their education outside of the Republic of Kosovo/ Nostrification of the Diploma
  • Completing the application procedures and forms at Universum College
  • Passing the interview phase with admissions committee at Universum College
  • Valid English Language Certification
  • The contract of the study program if they meet eligibility criteria