Degree in International Relations

Social and Legal Studies

240 Credits

4 Courses

50 Places

At the Universidad Alfonso X el Sabio we offer a Degree in International Relations based on a committed educational project to train highly qualified professionals.

UAX commitment
  • Tutor Groups

  • Within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)

  • Personalized Monitoring

  • Professional internships in companies

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Degree in International Relations


This degree is based on knowledge of international situations, competence in modern foreign languages and the student’s native language, the use of communication and documentation technologies, and specialisation in fields such as economics, foreign relations, business and culture as required by the market, with institutional support.


All subjects emphasise practical work and are updated in order to prepare students to enter the job market with a solid modern education. They will also learn managerial skills for international relations and communications in order to be able to participate in foreign forums and lead international projects.


The lecturers have been selected based on proven experience in their field and recognised talent. Faculty members are experts in geopolitics, international law, economics and communications. They are active professionals working with leading international companies, agencies, institutions, and official bodies, providing a real-life perspective and proven experience.


In our specialist laboratories and classrooms students will learn to use the latest technology, specific learning resources, and acquire communication skills in order to be at the forefront of international teaching.  

Employment Opportunities

International relations graduates have excellent career openings in various fields: in the Foreign Service, diplomacy and national institutions, in Spanish organisations with international reach, in institutional relations projects, etc. They can also work as intercultural mediators, advisers, analysts or IR specialists in NGOs, political parties, etc. 

Course List


Course List 2010


First Year

Anual Subjects Character* Ects Credits
0120801Human and Political Geography of the Modern World. International Society OB 6
0120802Contemporary History FB 6
0120803Information and Documentation FB 6
0120804Computer Use FB 6
0120805Introduction to Economics FB 6
0120806Introduction to IR OB 6
0120807Language FB 6
0120808Modern Languages I: German/French FB 6
First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0120809Communication in a Foreign Language I FB 6
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0120810Communication in a Foreign Language II FB 6
Total: 60


Fourth Year

Anual Subjects Character* Ects Credits
0420844Final Year Project OB 6
First Semester Character* Ects Credits
0420801International Project Management OB 3
0420802Freedom of Expression and Public Opinion OB 3
0420803Psychology of Communication OB 3
0420804Research Techniques in International Relations and Political Science OB 3
Second Semester Character* Ects Credits
0420805Environmental Quality and Development OB 3
0420806Integration, Gender and International Relations OB 3
0420807Practicum OB 12
Optional Subjects Character* Ects Credits
Optional OP 24
Total: 60


*Carácter: FB:Formación Básica, Ob: Obligatorio, Op: Optativo