The International Business School The Hague (IBSH)

Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations

Program Details

Degree

Bachelor

Campus

The Hague

Duration

3 years

Start

September & March

Mode of Study

Full Time

Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations

The International Business School, The Hague (I.B.S.H) Netherlands offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and International Relations. The three- year (180 ECTS) BA Programme offers a special undergraduate education and training in international diplomacy and negotiation; and a unique combination of theoretical training, practical exercises and professional internship options.

*Please note that our degree programmes presently are offered via our partner university under Italian accreditation. Your diploma will therefore come from Italy (not the Netherlands). For details seehere

The programme has the following modules:

Year 1

  • Principles of Management
  • French
  • Introduction to Economics & Economic History
  • History of International Relations I (before 1945)
  • Professional English
  • International Business Law
  • History of International Relations II (After 1945)
  • Introduction to political science
  • Computer Literacy
  • Comparative Religion
  • Academic Skills

Year 2

  • International Relations
  • Globalisation
  • Political Economy
  • Introduction to Public Law
  • International Organisations
  • French
  • Sociology
  • European Integration
  • Political Doctrines / Comparative Politics
  • Communication
  • International Trade Policy

Year 3

  • Cross-cultural communication and Management
  • International conflict and cooperation
  • International Demographic Problems
  • China: economy, culture and politics
  • International Negotiations
  • French
  • BRICS: role in global governance and economy
  • Terrorism
  • Global Cultures
  • USA: government and politics
  • Internship / Thesis
*Please note that our degree programmes presently are offered via our partner university under Italian accreditation. Your diploma will therefore come from Italy (not the Netherlands). For details see: here

Semester 1

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
Principles of ManagementBIR1-102 / BS1-1025
FrenchBIR-1035
Introduction to Economics & Economic HistoryBIR1-104 / BS1-1045
History of International Relations I (before 1945)BIR1-1055
Business EnglishBIR1-106 / BS1-1065
International Business LawBIR1-107 / BS1-1075

Semester 2

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
History of International Relations II (After 1945)BIR1-2015
FrenchBIR1-2025
Introduction to Political ScienceBIR1-2035
Computer LiteracyBIR1-204 / BS1-2045
Comparative ReligionBIR1-2055
CommunicationBIR1-206 / BS1-2065
Total60

Semester 3

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
International RelationsBIR2-1085
GlobalisationBIR2-1095
Political EconomyBIR2-1105
Introduction to Public LawBIR2-1115
International OrganisationsBIR2-1125
FrenchBIR2-1135

Semester 4

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
SociologyBIR2-2075
European IntegrationBIR2-2085
Comparative PoliticsBIR2-2095
Comparative ReligionBIR2-2105
International Trade and PolicyBIR2-2115
FrenchBIR2-2125
Total65

Semester 5

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
Cross-cultural communication and ManagementBIR3-1145
Peace Studies and Security PolicyBIR3-1155
International Demographic ProblemsBIR3-1165
China: economy, culture and politicsBIR3-1175
Modern DiplomacyBIR3-1185
FrenchBIR3-1195

Semester 6

Course nameCourse CodeECTS (Credits)
BRICS: role in global governance and economyBIR3-2134
TerrorismBIR3-2144
Global CulturesBIR3-2154
USA: government and politicsBIR-32184
FrenchBIR3-2164
InternshipBIR-INT10
Total60

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