Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences

Department of
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Department of International Relations and European Studies
Department of International Relations and European Studies

PHD program gives you the opportunity to think deeper about political issues

The goal of our PhD program is to train new generations of political scientists versatile in both theoretical and policy-oriented research able to communicate with all audiences: students, general public, and political leaders.

Department of International Relations and European Studies

Develop original ideas and become a driver of social change!

In a post-truth era, societies everywhere depend on protecting democracy through meaningful bonding of political authority and policy relevant academic research. Governmental and non-governmental organizations, as well as political parties, voters, and especially the youth, are increasingly asking questions that only well-trained social scientists can address: what is true, who can be trusted, and what should be done?

Department of International Relations and European Studies

Inspiration and active engagement are our goal

If you decide to pursue a PhD at the Department of International Relations and European StudieS:

  • You will be introduced to modern research methods
  • You will work in close collaboration with your senior colleagues
  • Your intellectual safety will always be challenged
  • Your intellectual growth will always be our goal
  • You will learn how to help others learn
  • You will develop a life-long professional network
Department of International Relations and European Studies

PROGRAM

IRES offers a 3-year (3+2+3) and 180 ECTS, full time program that develops academicians capable of conducting rigorous policies relevant to social science research and delivering their findings to various audiences.

Through a combination of an in-depth immersion into key social science scholarship, writing and teaching, the curriculum aims to equip its graduates with marketable intellectual skills necessary for success in academia, public advocacy and government.

Department of International Relations and European Studies

We groom students for professional diplomacy. They unlock the world of possibilities and create dynamic solutions that address social and political change.
Social responsibility remains at the heart of what they do because the ethic they carry today will change the world tomorrow.

Alija Kožljak

Alija Kožljak

Head of International Relations and European Studies

DEPARTMENT STAFF

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Alija Kožljak

Alija Kožljak

Head of Department • Assist. Prof. Dr.

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Mirdin Zilić

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