SCHOOL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

GRADUATE STUDIES

 WHY IS SPS THE BEST SCHOOL FOR POLITICAL SCIENCE IN MACEDONIA?

If you are a young diplomat or you wish to start a career in the diplomatic service and the international organizations, or if you see yourself as part of the public administration, working for the government, state institutions and the local self-government, then see what UACS can offer you!

 TOP 5 REASONS TO ENROLL

  • Our mission is to create professionals who are capable of coping with modern-day challenges in the areas of international relations and diplomacy
  • In-depth knowledge in international relations and diplomacy, with a special focus on economic diplomacy
  • Carefully designed courses tackling some of the most important political and economic issues of today
  • Well-balanced combination of theoretical and practical knowledge delivered interactively by professors, experts and career diplomats
  • Interchange of professional experience among international professors, guest speakers and students
  • Exceptional mix of the best practices of European and American educational systems

TITLE AND DEGREE EARNED UPON GRADUATION

Master of Arts in Political Science (120 ECTS) – Major: International Relations and Diplomacy

Master of Arts in Political Science (60 ECTS) – Major: International Relations and Diplomacy

OUR FACULTY

  • Prof. Zlat Milovanovic, PhD – UACS Professor Honoris Causa
  • Prof. Zoran Shapurikj, PhD – Professor of EU Law and Environment, incumbent Minister at the Macedonian Government
  • Prof. Evica Delova Jolevska, PhD – Professor of Statistics, Director of Supervision and Licensing at the National Bank of Macedonia
  • Assoc. Prof. Ivan Dodovski, PhD – Dean of the School of Political Science
  • Prof. Stevo Pendarovski, PhD – Associate Professor of International Affairs and Security, incumbent President of Macedonia
  • Assist. Prof. Marina Andeva, PhD – Assistant Professor of European Law and Migration Studies
  • Assist. Prof. Danco Markovski, PhD – Assistant Professor of International Law and Diplomacy
  • Assist. Prof. Vasilka Salevska-Trajkova, PhD – Assistant Professor of Administrative Law and Public Administration, incumbent State Councilor of European Integration and International Cooperation at the Macedonian Ministry of Labor and Social Policy

  • Assist. Prof. Viktor Dimovski, PhD – Assistant Professor of Political Systems and Security Studies, incumbent Director of the Macedonian National Security Agency

  • Mr. Tihomir Janchovski, MA – Teaching Assistant in Modern History and Academic Writing

  • Zhivko Gruevski, PhD– Honorary Consul of Canada
  • Donatino Marcon, MA – Professor of Practice in Economic Diplomacy, former Italian Ambassador to Macedonia
  • Biljana Stefanovska Sekovska, MA – Head of Consular Section at the Macedonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Saso Ordanoski, PhD – Professor of Practice in Sociology
  • Marijana Opašinova Šundovska, PhD – Multilateral Cooperation Advisor at the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia
  • Atanas Chuposki, PhD – Senior Researcher at the Cinematheque of Macedonia
  • Ivan Stefanovski, PhDc. – Professor of Practice in Constitutional Law
  • Darko Aleksov, MA – Professor of Practice in Electoral Systems, Executive Director of the Association MOST
  • David McGaffey, PhD– Professor Emeritus in International Relations, and Director of Global Stewards Institute – Berkeley, California, USA
  • Robert Hudson, PhD– Professor in European History and Cultural Politics at the University of Derby, UK
  • Dimitrios Akrivoulis, PhD– Professor of International Relations at the University of Macedonia and Visiting Professor at the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization (UNESCO Chair, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • Heinz Bongartz, PhD – Representative of Friedrich Ebert Stiftung to Kenya, and UACS visiting lecturer in Sociology and Development Studies

Required courses and the academic program: 

  • Theory and Practice of International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • MA Thesis Writing Workshop
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • General elective course
  • MA Thesis

Elective courses:

  • Current Issues in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Economic Diplomacy
  • Diplomatic Protocol, Etiquette and Correspondence
  • International Public Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Organizations
  • International Economy
  • Diplomatic and Consular Law
  • EU Foreign and Security Policy
  • European Integration
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Macedonian Foreign Policy
  • Migration and Refugees
  • Terrorism, Security & Protection of Human Rights
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Multiculturalism and Globalization
  • Media and Politics
  • Strategic Foresight
  • Women in World Politics

General elective courses:

Note: UACS reserves the right to offer a selective list of elective courses.

Courses:

  • Theory and Practice of International Relations and Diplomacy
  • International Public Law
  • International Organizations
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • MA Thesis Writing Workshop
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • Elective courses
  • General elective course
  • General elective course
  • Curriculum Practical Training and Project
  • MA Thesis

Elective courses:

  • Current Issues in International Relations and Diplomacy
  • Economic Diplomacy
  • Diplomatic Protocol, Etiquette and Correspondence
  • International Public Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Organizations
  • International Economy
  • Diplomatic and Consular Law
  • EU Foreign and Security Policy
  • European Integration
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • US Foreign Policy
  • Macedonian Foreign Policy
  • Migration and Refugees
  • Terrorism, Security & Protection of Human Rights
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Multiculturalism and Globalization
  • Media and Politics
  • Strategic Foresight
  • Women in World Politics

General elective courses:

 Note: UACS reserves the right to offer a selective list of elective courses.