Double Degree Graz - Ljubljana

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Track: Law and Politics

Two students per year who have chosen the University of Graz as their entrance university, are enrolled in the track “law and politics”, and have an academic background in international relations may apply for a double degree with the University of Ljubljana.

Upon the successful completion of their studies, the selected students will be awarded a Master’s degree on two diplomas, one in Southeast European Studies (University of Graz) and the other one in International Relations (University of Ljubljana).

Criteria for obtaining a double degree:

  • Students must complete at least 30 ECTS during their mobility semester at the University of Ljubljana. Follow this link for an overview of compulsory and elective courses.
  • Students will enrol both at the University of Graz in Southeast European Studies and at the University of Ljubljana in the Master’s Programme International Relations.
  • Students write their Master's thesis in International Relations with a focus on Southeast Europe. Their thesis is jointly supervised by the University of Graz and the University of Ljubljana.
  • Students decide at which university they write the Master's thesis. If they decide to write the Master's thesis at the University of Ljubljana, they spend the third and the fourth semester in Ljubljana. The Master’s thesis must be submitted at the University of Graz.
  • The defence committee is composed of at least one representative from each university. The thesis is graded according to the grading systems of both universities.


Graduates will receive upon successful completion of their studies two degrees:

  • University of Graz: Master of Arts (MA)
  • University of Ljubljana: magister (male grammatical form) or magistrica (female grammatical form) mednarodnih odnosov (mag. medn. odn.)

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