In today’s globalised world, successful development of every country hinges upon the system of international relations that manifests itself in many ways - historically, economically, legally, in IT etc. To function efficiently, every nation is supposed to do research and train professionals in the field of international relations.

When Ukraine got independence, by the Presidential Decree of 30 May 1995, the Institute of International Relations was designated the umbrella organisation for graduate training of professionals in the field of international relations and foreign policy of Ukraine.”

The Institute today is the flagship educational institution in Ukraine offering training in international relations, international law, international economic relations, international business, international communications and international regional studies. It combines scientific research with cutting-edge innovative educational technologies and unique teaching expertise of our highly professional teaching staff to satisfy students’ thirst for knowledge.

The ESIIR’s mission is to promote Ukraine’s development and substantial footprint on the international arena through training efficient professionals able to work both nationally and internationally.

ESIIR Purposes and Priorities

The main purpose is to ensure the highest educational standards in Ukraine in the field of internal development and international relations.

Our Major Tasks are:

  • to create innovative intellectual environment for upbringing highly developed individuals who master both fundamental knowledge and applied skills along the pathways of the training IR professionals.
  • to  pursue scholarly endeavours by the faculty in cooperatio