Double Degree w/ Warsaw University
The University of Haifa's School of Political Sciences, in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations at the University of Warsaw, offer a double-degree in International Relations whereby students are able to make use of the resources, expertise, and comprehensive curricula of both universities, and receive accreditation from both at the completion of the course of study.
Students will spend two semesters of study at each institution respectively, and will produce a written thesis supervised by one lecturer from Haifa and one from Warsaw.
The focus on the role of collaborative diplomatic mechanisms is designed to provide students with new insights, concepts, and analytical tools for fully understanding the enhanced functions of diplomacy in an international setting. The program is thus intended to enable students to identify effective solutions for a broad range of contemporary political, cultural, and economic issues which they will face in the field.
The two-year program is taught in English. The first year in Haifa and the second year is in Warsaw. Upon completion of the program, students will be awarded a Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Haifa and from the University of Warsaw.
Provide students with new insights, concepts, and analytical tools for fully understanding the enhanced functions of diplomacy in an international setting.
Offer students with broad international experience both in the Middle East and in Europe.
A B.A. degree in Political Science or International Relations from an accredited university in Israel or abroad. Prospective students must submit their diploma and transcripts. Students in other disciplines will be considered provided they complete the academic prerequisites.
A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80% or equivalent.
TOEFL scores (if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English). A minimum of 570 (paper-based test); 230 (computer-based test) or 89 (internet-based test).
Two recommendations from relevant academic faculty members.
Copy of valid passport & six passport-sized photos.
Personal Essay (500-750 words).
Students who have not completed an undergraduate degree in International Relations or Political Science will be required to successfully complete the following introductory courses before the first semester of the program:
Introduction to International Relations.
Introduction to Political Science/Government.
Under certain circumstances, the committee may be willing to consider applicants who do not meet the minimal admissions requirements.