Are you interested in International Relations and the big global challenges and questions such as politics, terrorism and climate change? Are you attracted to the world of diplomacy and international organizations, conflict resolution and foreign trade? Do you want to understand the complex world in which we live and help manage it... and improve it?
Do you like languages and believe that they are the gateway to an excellent professional future, and that with them you can make a big difference? Are you interested in strategic communication in global institutions and companies? Only with a solid training in several foreign languages and with advanced skills in intercultural and political communication can you aspire to be a leader in this world.
If the answer is yes, the Dual Degree Program in International Relations (Bilingual) and International Communication / Bachelor's Degree in Global Communication. (RRII-COM) is the course you're looking for. The RRII-COM provides you with a broad base for professional activity including diplomacy, international political management, strategic communication and the transnational corporation; all from a multilingual perspective with several periods abroad, the perfect integration of knowledge and soft skills, a high practical component including external internship and a clear focus on the needs of the global labour market.
November 24 to May 4, 2018
September 3, 2018.
Those interested in current world events in international policy, in understanding how our globalized world works, in discovering other countries and their cultures and in being able to communicate with them.
Those seeking a professional career in an international environment, possibly beyond Spain.
Those interested in international and strategic communication in the broadest sense (business, institutional and political communication…and also in the journalism and advertising sectors).
Those with a high level of English and an interest in perfecting or learning two additional foreign languages (two chosen from between German, Arabic, Chines, French or Portuguese).
To begin your studies is a prerequisite condition prove you accomplish with the legal requirements of access to the University.
The decision on admittance depends 75% on the results of the entrance examination and 25% on academic record of 3rd and 4th year of Compulsory Secondary Education Junior Cycle and 1st year Bachillerato (Senior Cycle).
Entrance Examinations are held on 11 and 12 May 2018 and are structured as follows.
Other language tests (in the event that the candidate has knowledge of German, Arabic, Chinese, French or Portuguese). It is not essential to have prior knowledge of these languages.
General cultural knowledge test
International current affairs test
Spanish language test
Brief essays in English, other foreign languages and in Spanish
Interviews in English, other foreign languages and in Spanish
Personal motivation interview
Interviews in Spanish, English and also other languages offered on the Dual Degree program, provided the candidate has prior knowledge. The results of the foreign language tests other than English will not condition admission, but serve to assign the group equivalent to the candidate's level in 1st year.
The results of the foreign language tests other than English will not condition admission, but serve to assign the group equivalent to the candidate's level in 1st year.
Every request is presented and evaluated jointly by the Admissions Committee of the Faculty, which is comprised of the following members: Dean, Vice-Dean for Academic Affairs, Heads of Studies and interviewing teachers. The Committee informs the Dean of its evaluation, who will proceed with the admission.
Course fees: €1.511,25 plus nine monthly installments of €1.291,44 each.
Information and Student Reception Office
C/ Alberto Aguilera, 21 - 28015 Madrid
Tel.: 91 540 61 32
Fax: 91 559 65 69
The Dual Degree in International Relations and in Global Communication is the combination of two independent 4-year degrees. A series of common contents between the two degrees allows them both to be studied in only 5 years with a higher than average study workload and student effort (average of 72 ECTS per academic year).
In the last two years of their studies, students will delve deeper into their training and enhance their employability through three Official Specialization Concentrations: Economics and Business, Law and Diplomacy, and Foreign Policy and Security. The modules on each plan correspond to specific professional profiles (diplomatic service, international business management, and security and defense analysis).
On completing the studies, students will be awarded two university degrees. With the Bachelor's Degree in International Relations, students will have acquired political, legal, economic and financial knowledge, which is essential for working in an international environment of excellence, via a practical and interactive approach that provides all the necessary skills and abilities to handle themselves professionally with ease and precision in any part of the world. Additionally, in the last two years of the degree they will have become specialized, via Official Concentrations, in the areas in which they want to pursue their successful professional careers (Law and Diplomacy; Economics and Business; Foreign Policy and International Security).
With the Bachelor's Degree in Global Communication, our graduates become professional communicators with the knowledge, skills and tools to successfully manage all the elements of institutional, political and corporate communication in a global, intercultural and multilingual environment.
As such, they are ideally prepared to embark on successful professional careers in the following areas:
Related Postgraduate Programs:
One of the standout features of the RRII-COM is its orientation towards internships and specific international labor market demands. For that reason, our students carry out compulsory external internships throughout the 4th and 5th academic years. The entities in which our students experience their future professional reality are of the highest prestige and specialize in the areas of International Relations and International Communication.
•Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation; •Ministry of Defense; •Foreign embassies in Madrid; •Security forces and intelligence services; •Spanish Institute for Strategic Studies; •Casa de América; •Casa Sefarad-Israel; •Casa Árabe, •ESglobal; •International Organization for Migration; •International Red Cross; •Spanish Congress of Deputies; •Repsol; •Carolina Foundation; •Rafael del Pino Foundation• and 21 other entities.
RRII-COM is a highly international study program, not only for its content but also for its training and structure.
For further information on the countries that have specific exchange agreements, you can see the map of universities