American Graduate School in Paris:
Earn a U.S.-accredited Masters in International Relations degree in Paris! The American Graduate School in Paris (AGS) provides a two-year MA in International Relations and Diplomacy taught entirely in English to students from around the world.Email: Contact us below ( or request a callback ).
Whether you aspire to working in governement, intergovernmental organizations, in the private sector, or for a nonprofit, this comprehensive program is designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and contacts you need to pursue a high-level career in international affairs.
Our International Relations Masters degree is accredited by the Middle States Commission of Higher Education through our partnership with Arcadia University, a private university based in Pennsylvania and founded in 1853.
MA in International Relations and Diplomacy - Taught in English
This program offers a stimulating and rigorous curriculum. Through a multi-disciplinary scope, you will examine the interaction between States and non-state actors at an international level.
Constantly updated to include the most current international issues, this program covers economic, historical, social, cultural, legal, and humanitarian aspects.
Compulsory core subjects include international relations theory, international public law, economic policy, foreign policy formulation, and methodology.
In addition, you can choose from a broad range of electives which allow you to explore other areas of international affairs such as environmental policy, NGO management, geopolitics, gender issues, conflict resolution, and area studies: Middle-East, Asia, Africa, Europe.
In Year 2, you choose between two alternative tracks depending on your particular goals and interests: the Foreign Policy Paper track and the Research Thesis track. Both options qualify you for a career in international affairs, each through a specific approach.
The program also includes Study Abroad and Internship opportunities.
Dual Degree Programs:
While studying for your MA degree, you can choose to apply for one our our dual degree programs. This allows you to earn a second degree in a complementary discipline.
Options are: French and European Union Law, Diplomacy and Strategic Negotiation, Peace and Conflict Resolution.
Combined M.A.-Ph.D. Program
AGS offers a combined M.A.-Ph.D. which allows you to credit the required courses toward both degrees simultaneously.
"If you take advantage of AGS, you can go very far. I am very happy with my decision to go to AGS and soak up Paris as much as two years will allow."
- Brad, USA. M.A., School of International Relations