The MA program combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several ke
The MA program of International Relations and Regional Studies combines a comprehensive study of international relations as an academic discipline and political practice with in-depth understanding of one or several key regions of the world, including the European Union, Russia and Eurasia, and the Baltic Sea region.
Why study international relations at the University of Tartu?
The University of Tartu belongs to the TOP 1.2% of the world's best universities (QS and THE rankings)
The research and teaching in the field of IR at UT is internationally visible and recognized placing us among the top IR schools in Eastern and Central Europe.
Extensive international collaboration with universities in the U.S. (George Mason University, George Washington University), various universities in Europe, partner institutions in Russia (Higher School of Economics, MGIMO, and others), and major international academic networks (e.g. PONARS-Eurasia, EISA, CEEISA).
Interesting geographical location: Estonia is one of the smallest EU member states which is situated in the center of the Baltic Sea Region and on Russia’s doorstep.
Since 1989, Estonia has been in the center of democratic, economic and geopolitical change in Eastern Europe.
Advanced study facilities, excellent libraries, well-equipped computer labs and modern residence halls.
Interactive and innovative teaching and learning methods are widely used.
A wide variety of opportunities to study abroad, incl. Erasmus+ agreements and ISEP.
Studying in Tartu is both attractive and affordable – high-quality education at a low cost in a country that is simultaneously both ancient and very modern, close to nature and technologically...
This is a newly launched Master’s programme in the interdisciplinary field of human rights, with a profile within the humanities. The programme combines historical, philo
This is a newly launched Master’s programme in the interdisciplinary field of human rights, with a profile within the humanities. The programme combines historical, philosophical, political and legal perspectives on the complex phenomenon that human rights represent in our world. The teaching faculty reflects the academic width of the master’s programme. We are committed to the view that human rights need to be regarded and studied not only as ethical principles or ground for law and policy but also as part of the infrastructure of a democratic society. Students have the opportunity to complete an internship as part of their studies. The programme is offered by the Human Rights Studies division at the Department of History, which is also home to the only PhD programme in interdisciplinary human rights studies in Sweden....
This Master's programme aims to strengthen the student s theoretical knowledge and understanding of the vital importance of images and other visual expressions for commun
This Master’s programme aims to strengthen the student’s theoretical knowledge and understanding of the vital importance of images and other visual expressions for communication in society. Visuality is studied from a critical and intermedial perspective, which includes elements of sound or music, and where aspects like power, history, social relations, gender, and ethnicity are central. The programme is mainly constructed as an interdisciplinary combination of Art History and Visual Studies, Film Studies, and Musicology. Furthermore the role of visual communication (and to some extent, its auditory reinforcements) is analysed –in artistic as well as mass medial forms – when it comes to shaping the major issues of life....
This Joint Master's programme emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and communit
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The programme aims to develop and deepen students’ knowledge and skills within the field of applied cultural analysis. It emphasises the use of ethnography and cultural analysis as a means of helping organisations and businesses as well as municipal and community-based actors to develop their services, products and public outreach programmes. It does this while simultaneously working to enable those actors to find solutions to problems they may face as an aspect of their daily activities....