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International Relations
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The Department of International Relations was founded in 2001.  It currently hosts students from around two dozen countries every year, and has a large number of Erasmus agreements which facilitate student exchanges Europe-wide.

Programmes offered by the Department of International Relations include the B.A. Honours track, B.A. General track, M.A. in Humanitarian Action, M.A. by research and Ph.D.  The Department also offers short courses for professionals wishing to upgrade their skills.  

The courses offered by the Department in International Relations prepare students to enter the increasingly gloablised labour market and take up positions in the diplomatic service, government ministries, EU institutions, local and international governmental and non-governmental organisations, media organisations, the armed forces, large corporations, think tanks and research centres.

The Department holds a number of guest lectures every year by visiting international scholars and experts, who contribute to the Department's public lecture series.

Brochure for prospective students [PDF]


 Courses offered by the Department:


Erasmus+ Second Call for Studies - Semester 2
A second call for Erasmus+ Studies 2017/18 for semester 2 has been launched. 

Scholarships to Study in Malta
Deadline: 30 June

Public Lecture of Dr Hasan Ayoub

Public Lecture on 14th November 2017.

Public Lecture of Dr Jack Corbett
Public Lecture on 22nd November 2017.

Public Lecture of Prof. Simone Borg
Public Lecture on 27th November 2017.

The Human Conveyor Belt
A Public Lecture by Mr Mark Micallef regarding trends in human trafficking and smuggling in post-revolution Libya. 17th May. LT2. 15:00 - 17:00.

The EU as a Global Trade Partner
A Student Debate with Cecilia Malmstrom - 2 March @ 1pm in ALT

The EU and Conflict Resolution
A Public Lecture by Ambassador Fernando Gentilini - 16th February @ 11 a.m-1 p.m in ALT 

Multiculturalism, Integration & Contact Among Socio-Ethnic Groups in Malta

Symposium on 18th January 2017, UoM Valletta Campus, 09:00-13:00. 

EU Foreign Policy in the Sahel
A public lecture by Ambassador Angel Losada Fernandez (EU) - 23rd November

Sakharov Lecture - Dr Ali Ferzat
Syria's best-known political satirist and cartoonist - 18th November

Humanitarianism: Between Realism & Utopia
A Public Lecture by Dr Lars Lofquist - 9th November

US Elections & Foreign Policy
A Public Lecture by Dr Paul Sracic (Youngstown State University).


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