Academic Requirements

Students admitted to the Department of EU International Relations and Diplomacy Studies should have an excellent university diploma, primarily in one of the following fields:
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • European Studies
  • Diplomatic Studies
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Contemporary European history

Candidates may also be seconded from international organisations and national foreign services, provided they hold a university degree and have relevant professional experience.

Moreover, applicants must have a strong interest in specialising in the EU's external relations and should have some prior knowledge of the European Union's institutions and decision-making processes.