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About the Department

The Department of International Relations at CorvinusUniversity of Budapest is the longest-standing institution in the field ofinternational political studies in Hungary. The history of its predecessorsdates back to 1965, and since then it has been present with market-leadingprograms in the Hungarian higher education

The education and research profile of our department isdiverse and multidisciplinary, covering the fields of History, (International)Law, (International) Political Science, Security Policy, as well as European,Civilization and Regional Studies. Our staff is mainly involved inundergraduate, postgraduate and basic social science training, and they teachsome subjects in basic economics training.

The Department of International Relations is home to severalof the university’s most popular programs, including International Studies inHungarian and English on undergraduate level and the graduate program inInternational Studies in English. Furthermore, our colleagues contribute to thetraining offered by the International Relations Multidisciplinary DoctoralSchool.

Research programs in recent years have focused on exploringnew features of the post-Cold War international system. Two main areas can behighlighted: one is the relationship between globalization, integration and theterritorial state (nation-state); the other is the relationship between civilizations,cultures and the international system.

There are two online journals hosted by our department: the Corvinus Journal of International Affairs  (Cojourn)  and the Grotius scientificjournal, which publishes electronic monographs and study volumes in addition tothe electronic version.

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