About Department

International Relations & Diplomacy (IR&D) is one of the four departments in the Faculty of Administrative Sciences and Economics, together with the Business&Management, Banking&Finance, and Accounting. The department offers a four-year undergraduate study programme for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy with a unique opportunity. Department of IR&D offers qualifications of general knowledge in politics and diplomacy and having diplomatic skills in the study of peace, security, negotiation, international law, mediation, and reconciliation with the wide range of undergraduate research. Our aim is to prepare and graduate the students who have the capacity to perform in any administration for local and foreign private or public sectors. Department gives analytical thinking to the students as well as technical skills in political and diplomatic concepts with all dimensions. Apart from the education, the department provides the student to spent time in extra-curricular activities and a departmental visit to the sector with faculty members who are dedicated to serving the students. The teaching method and curriculum of the department are associated with practice-oriented.





Why should I select the “International Relations and Diplomacy ” Department?

We strongly suggest/recommend International Relations & Diplomacy department to the new applicants at TIU. 1- The department offer quality education in all major areas of International Relations, Political Sciences and Diplomacy 2- The department offer both theoretical and practical experience in related areas of international relations and diplomacy 3- The department endeavors to engage students with real-life translation of each major course thought theoretically 4- The departments invests highly in preparing students for the labor market in the highly competitive job market in the region 5- The department works hard to equip students with the required knowledge, skills and experience for graduate to find their position in the society once they graduate 6- Through collaboration with other academic institutions, partner universities and organizations, the department attempts to provide learning and experience in related fields of work 7- The educational curriculum of the department has been developed to ensure that students learn an advanced level of research and analysis 8- Once successfully graduated, student graduates will have much better chance in finding their way on the job ladder bot locally, nationally and internationally 9- If interested to peruse their career in higher education, the department is a unique opportunity and a great starting point.





What can I do with my degree?

Areas • Financial Accounting • Cost and Managerial Accounting • Taxation • Auditing • Banking and Finance Employers • All National and International organizations • Universities and educational institutions • Auditing firms • Banks Strategies • Department makes graduates to be able to use the knowledge and skills consistent with the accounting profession. • Department makes graduates demonstrate ethical decision making skills in consistent with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) as future accountants • Department makes graduates apply critical, analytical problem solving and logical thinking skills which are inherent in the profession. • Department makes graduates apply accounting theoretical knowledge practically by understanding the needs of the industry. • Department makes graduates exhibit self-discipline, consistency, accuracy and proactivity in their field work.





Mission & Vision

Vision Our vision is to be the top provider of highly qualified, skilled graduates to international employers, the Kurdish Regional Government and the Federal Government of Iraq. Mission The mission of the International Relations and Diplomacy B.A. degree pogrom is to prepare students for future careers in the field of international affairs, diplomacy, government and civil society. This will be achieved by providing high-quality education and training on fundamental principles, institutions and practice in related fields of international relations and diplomacy.






  • Graduates will be competent in related areas of politics, international relations and diplomacy.
  • Graduates will have the ability to define the major trends of national, regional and global politics.
  • Graduates will be prepared to peruse their future career in the labor market in their related area of study.
  • Graduates will be able to conduct scientific research and investigation in their field of study.
  • Graduates will have the ability to employ timely analytical, negotiation and diplomatic skills required for pursuing a successful career in the related areas of diplomacy and consular services.

Program Outcomes

By the end of this program, students will be able to: By the end of this program, graduates will be able to: 1. Demonstrate critical thinking and academic debate in their field of study 2. Apply fundamental principles and approaches in international relations and diplomacy 3. Discuss the historical development in political sciences 4. Critically analyze current trends in national and international politics 5. Apply the principles of national constitutions/law and international law 6. Demonstrate effective leadership skills in their future career 7. Communicate effectively and work collaboratively within the context of a global society. 8. Demonstrate essential diplomatic, negotiation, mediation knowledge and skills tied with effective problem-solving skills. 9. Demonstrate project management knowledge and skills especially in the areas of public service and humanitarian intervention. 10. Produce researches in the field of international relations and diplomacy as well as the other related fields of social sciences.