Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
OnderwijsOpleidingenMasteropleidingenInternationale Betrekkingen (60 EC)European Integration
Header image European Integration

European Integration

Arbeidsmarkt

The Master's track is broad in scope and gives students a solid foundation in international relations. There is consequently a wide range of employment opportunities for International Relations graduates. The most obvious profession is a policy advisor, but you could also become a researcher, lobbyist, diplomat, or PR officer. You can work in international business, non-profit or government organizations, in the media, and at a university or a private research institute.

Brochure job profiles IR graduates  | For some examples of where our IR graduates work, please go to our brochure. 

Alumni Network Mitrany  | We would also like to direct you to the IR Alumni Network or a survey they conducted amongst IR alumni.

University of Groningen Career Services  | Helps students to prepare for a successful career. 

The Master's track is broad in scope and gives students a solid foundation in international relations. There is consequently a wide range of employment opportunities for International Relations graduates. The most obvious profession is a policy advisor, but you could also become a researcher, lobbyist, diplomat, or PR officer. You can work in international business, non-profit or government organizations, in the media, and at a university or a private research institute.

Brochure job profiles IR graduates  | For some examples of where our IR graduates work, please go to our brochure. 

Alumni Network Mitrany  | We would also like to direct you to the IR Alumni Network or a survey they conducted amongst IR alumni.

University of Groningen Career Services  | Helps students to prepare for a successful career. 

  • Testimonial van Emiel Dijkman

    Regional integration particularly fascinates me

    'I chose European Integration after developing a specific interest in the European Union during my Bachelor's degree programme in International Relations and International Organization (IRIO). Regional integration particularly fascinates me, hence my decision to follow a placement at Interreg Flanders–the Netherlands. Interreg is a European funding programme which stimulates collaboration between parties from several countries in projects in the field of spatial and regional development.

    I really enjoy the Master's track. You’re given a lot of autonomy, and you’re really encouraged to develop new ideas. The professors and lecturers treat you as an equal, which gives you a lot of self-confidence and motivation.

    Alongside my degree programme, I’m active in the International Research by Students Programme (IRSP), which helps IRIO Master’s students find opportunities to conduct research for professional partners such as businesses, government organizations and embassies. This year I’m leading a research project for Koneksie, a social enterprise which deals with mobility problems in Kenya. The project involves all the different aspects of IRIO, from economics and international law to culture. After graduating, I’m planning to go abroad to study for a second Master’s degree in order to broaden my knowledge.’

    Sluiten
    – Emiel Dijkman
printOok beschikbaar in het: English