International Relations


 

Head of the Department

Masoud Mousavi Shafaee, PhD
Associate Prof. in International Relations
Tel/Fax: +98 21 82 88 3601
E-mail: shafaee@modares.ac.ir

Faculty Members

  1. Mohsen Eslami, PhD
    Assistant Prof. in International Relations
    E-mail: eslami.m@modares.ac.ir
    Field of Interest:
    • Middle East Issues
    • Foreign Policy of Iran
    • Foreign Policy of the US
    • Foreign Policy of Israel
  2. Mohammad Hossein Jamshidi, PhD
    Assistant Prof. in International Relations
    E-mail:jamshidi@modares.ac.ir
    Field of Interest:
    • Islamic Revolution
    • International Organizations
    • Foreign Policy of Iran
  3. Masoud Mousavi Shafaee, PhD
    Associate Prof. in International Relations
    E-mail: shafaee@modares.ac.ir
    Field of Interest:
    • International Political Economy
    • International Politics
    • New Issues in International Relations (Climate Change, Water-Food-Energy Nexus, Globalization & Identity Politics, Good Governance, Human security &Positive Peace)

Degree Programs

  1. MA in International Relations
  2. PhD in International Relations

MA Program

The MA in International Relations degree is a 32 credit program including a thesis.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Name Credit
1 Theories of International Relations 3
2 Method & Research in International Relations 2
3 International Politics 3
4 International Organizations 3
5 Regional Studies 2
6 Islamic Revolution & Its Reflection on International Relations 3
7 Thesis 4

Voluntary Courses

Course Code Course Name Credit
1 Communications & IT in International Relations 2
2 Developments of International Community & International Law 2
3 Role of Ideology in International Politics 2
4 Seminar on Foreign Relations of Iran 2
5 International Crises Management 2
6 International Political Economy 2

PhD Program

The PhD in International Relations degree is a 36 credit program including a dissertation.

Core Courses

Course Code Course Name Credit
1 Evaluation of International Relations Theories 2
2 Methodology in International Relations 2
3 New Methods for Data Analyzing in International Relations 2
4 Dissertation 18

Voluntary Courses

Course Code Course Name Credit
1 Iranian Foreign Policy in Theory & Practice 2
2 Role of Power in International Politics 2
3 International Political Economy 2
4 Legal Principles in International Relations 2
5 Cultural Relations, Communications and International Exchanges 2
6 Iran and its Neighbors 2