M.A. in International Relations, Security, and Strategy

O.P. Jindal Global University

Build a foundation in International Relations!


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Career Readiness Support

The career readiness program is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to thrive in today's competitive job market. You will receive exclusive access to networking opportunities, sessions with industry experts, curated workplace success courses from industry veterans.You will be equipped with the skills, connections, and knowledge needed to accelerate your career.

Career workshops and industry speaker sessions with experts:

Gain invaluable knowledge and insights directly from professionals who have excelled in their respective fields. Get inspired by their success stories, learn about industry trends, and stay ahead of the curve in your chosen career path.

Exclusive LinkedIn group for networking and opportunities:

You will have access to an exclusive LinkedIn group where you can connect and collaborate with like-minded peers and experienced faculty members. Expand your professional network, exchange valuable insights, and discover new avenues for career advancement.

Curated ‘Workplace Skills’ courses to fast-track your career:

Gain a competitive edge with carefully curated courses that are specifically designed to accelerate your career growth. Learn how to plan your career effectively, prepare for interviews with confidence, and improve your storytelling and influencing abilities to captivate potential employers. Develop a leader's mindset that sets you apart and master design thinking skills that aid in problem-solving.

Dissertation Opportunity

The University also provides the students an opportunity for integrated Capstone Project in the last semester for the Masters Batch where the students work with the set of organisations on a specially assigned project. This gives students an opportunity to a practical learning environment guided by their faculty. Some of the students are absorbed in the organisation leading to a great career options making them versatile international affairs professionals.

Learn more about where our students go on to on the JGU website

Alumni Network Benefits

As a JGU alumnus, you will have access to a growing community of young professionals based in India and around the world. In addition to the possibilities within the alumni network, JGU regularly runs programmes to enhance alumni professional prospects and encourage lifelong learning. JGU's Office of Alumni Relations is committed to bringing together alumni and current students in ways that extend mentorship opportunities, simplify job searches, and bring visibility to the accomplishments of our outstanding graduates.

Learn more about our alumni on the JGU website.

Documents Required

  1. Academic History - Degree Certificate or Consolidated Transcript
  2. Valid ID Card -
  • Indian learners: Aadhar Card / Passport / PAN Card / Voter ID Card
  • International learners: Passport / Govt. Issued ID Card

Important Dates (Fall 2024)

  • Applications Open: 22nd March '24
  • Deadline to submit applications: 31st July '24

Programme Schedule

The programme is offered in 2 cohorts: Spring (March) and Fall (September). Applications for Fall '24 are now live!


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Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact online@jgu.edu.in.

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