Contribute to formulating policies that allow making the most of our international relations
This professional tackles the part of International Law, which deals with the relations between states, societies and international organizations, from the political, historical and legal perspective.
For that, he has knowledge on: International Politics, International Law, international agreements, the structure and operation of the main international bodies, the State and its administration, and the international economic relations.
It focuses topics such as:
Problems resulting from international politics
The globalization phenomenon and its impact on the internal economic development
The recent global interdependence and its political, economic and social consequences for the country
Financial, academic, cultural, economic and business relations of the country abroad
His task is to prepare the international agenda in its different fields: business, governmental, educational and cultural, and issues that have an impact on the domestic and foreign politics of the country, such as: environment, illegal drug trade, human rights, democracy and governance; and proposes strategies, scenarios and possible solutions that lead to making the right decisions in the formulation and execution of foreign policy.
His field is Diplomacy and international relations that are executed from *embassies and *consulates
Specific tasks or activities carried out in the profession
He develops strategic intelligence activities, about foreign policy, international relations and international security issues.
He detects and analyzes an international problem, its causes and possible consequences and proposes possible solutions.
He promotes closeness and communication with different actors of the international society.
He performs activities to represent the country in international forums of governmental and non-governmental nature.
He develops public and private activities in the field of external trade relations.
He designs and evaluates sectoral plans, programs and projects linked to international technical cooperation.
He advises and provides support in the processes of developing and enacting laws, in issues related to foreign policy and international relations.
He develops research activities in the field of International Relations in public and private institutions, of the country or overseas.
He performs advisory tasks in visual, oral and written media, on topics related to international relations.
He performs private consulting activities on the international situation for decision making.
He develops political activities in the field of political parties, sectoral institutions and non-governmental organizations.
He takes part in the administration of international institutions.
*Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Technical and Commercial Offices
International Relations Office of any Secretary of State
In the legislative power that requires specialists in the international area by virtue of its increased involvement in the analysis of foreign policy
Political parties need the service of internationalists
Non-governmental organization and their future overseas
International public and private agencies in which our country participates
Banking and Financial Institutions
Import and Export Agencies
*Leasing and Insurance Companies
National companies linked to overseas
In the academic sector, in education and research
Estimated time of College years
4 to 5 years
Main courses considered in the study plan
Basic Training Courses
Mathematics (2 semesters)
Oral and Written Communication
Introduction to International Relations
Introduction to Law
Introduction to *Economics
Statistics (2 semesters)
Social Research Methodology
Protocol and Social Etiquette
Political Law Fundamentals
History of International Relations
Sociopolitical History of the Country
Social and Political Philosophy
Public International Law
Political and Economic Geography
International Relations Theory
*Comparative Foreign Policy
Private International Law
Contemporary Foreign Policy
Social and Economic Reality of the country
Foreign Policy of the country
International Negotiation Strategy
*Comparative Political Systems
Complementary Training Courses
English (6 semesters)
There are three focus areas in the International Relations career: International Business, Foreign Policy and International Law.
Vocation, Skills and Interests required in the candidate for this career
Interest in history, international events, what happens in the world with the issue of power balance, wars, the economy and cultures
Strong valuation by the right of people
Interest in the knowledge and understanding of political, economic and social reality of the country
Interest in negotiation where the argument, the sense of opportunity, imagination, exchange, the ability to detect common interests, the persuasion to open up to new interests, etc, play an important role.
Taste for management, organization and planning
Ability in communication and agreement with others
Ease of expression, in argument and the use of language
Able to relate to people and work in multidisciplinary teams
Analysis capacity and research in social matters
Skill in Negotiation and Persuasion Strategy, how to know how to meet the right conditions, search and wait for the right moment, finding out the way of thinking of the other, what you want to achieve, etc.
Ease to speak other languages, especially English
Promote justice, peace and agreements in the contemporary international society
Or any specific dream or longing which feels involved or oriented towards this direction.
Respectful of cultures and customs
Office Work, Sociability and Management
Eventually he must travel because of his work
Law, Political Science, International Trade
Glossary of Terms
*Consulate: A consulate is the representation of the public administration (procedures) of a country abroad.
*Comparative Foreign Policy: Comparison with Foreign Policy of other countries.
*Economics: Science to which subject of study is the social organization of the economic activity.
*Embassy: It is the diplomatic representation (oriented to government policies) of a national government before the government of another country.
*Leasing: Rent with option to purchase.
*Macroeconomics: Study of the factors of national economy related to the production and consumption of the country’s wealth and problems related to employment level.
*Ministry: It corresponds to each of the functions in which we can divide the government of a country.GO BACK