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Master's in International Relations

Admissions

Entry requirements

Academic background

Applicants are required to have a good undergraduate degree, preferably in the field of social sciences, from an accredited institution of higher education either in Spain or abroad.

Language requirements:

If you are applying for the English-only track

Proof of English language proficiency:

You are required to provide evidence of your English language skills. IBEI accepts the following language certificates:

  • TOEFL: 90 iBT or 550 paper-based (IBEI code: 6567)
  • IELTS: 6.5 or more
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: C1 Advanced CAE or C2 Proficiency CPE.
    The English exams are valid for two years.

A certificate is not required if you are a native English speaker or you completed your undergraduate degree in English. 

Please note that you must submit the curriculum vitae and the motivation letter in English.

 

If you are applying for the bilingual or part-time track of the Master’s in International Relations, you will have to demonstrate both your proficiency in English and Spanish, since classes are taught in both languages.

English

You are required to provide evidence of your English language skills. IBEI accepts the following language certificates:

  • TOEFL: 80 iBT, 560 paper-based (IBEI code: 6567)
  • Academic IELTS: 6.0 or more
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 FCE (173-179 score), C1 Advanced CAE or C2 Proficiency CPE

The English exams are valid for two years.

A certificate is not required if you are a native English speaker or you completed your undergraduate degree in English. 

Spanish

Non-native speakers of Spanish have to submit the Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language Certificate (DELE o SIELE), Level B2 (http://diplomas.cervantes.es).

Applicants will be exempt from this requirement in the following cases:

  • If you are native a Spanish speaker; OR
  • If you have studied for a minimum of a year in Spanish in an institution of higher education

Please note that in case you are applying for the Master's in International Relations bilingual or part-time track, the curriculum vitae and the motivation letter may be submitted in either English, Spanish or Catalan.

To apply for this programme, please complete the online application form.

Application form