Thank you for your interest in The Master in Global Affairs of the University Rey Juan Carlos and The Council on International Law and Politics offered in Strasbourg. Our admission process is selective- and applicants are evaluated individually. If you have questions about admissions or the program of study you are considering, we invite you to contact us at your convenience.

Please note that the MGA offers two mirror-like modalities of the course. The European modality begins in Spain and the Canadian modality begins in Canada. Both modalities offer the same course and opportunities, but you must specify in your application which modality you are applying for. For the Canadian modality please visit the UPEI page

Course structure for the European Modality: 

Semester 1 : Madrid, Spain (September, October) and Strasbourg, France (November, December). 

Semester 2: Prince Edward Island, Canada (February-April) + internship/thesis period (May – location will depend on the student’s project).

Course structure for the Canadian Modality: 

Semester 1: Prince Edward Island, Canada.

Semester 2: Madrid, Spain and Strasbourg, France.

Are you eligible to apply? Confirm now!

The Master in Global Affairs is open to qualified candidates who hold at least a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent from an accredited college or university, all over the world. (see entry requirements or send us an email to with your questions).


Dates on your calendar

  • The online application will be available from 18 February 2019 to 30 June 2019. The documents described below may be submitted via e-mail to After submitting your online application, you will receive an email of confirmation that includes instructions for checking your application status.
  • First Semester (Master Program opening date): September 2, 2019.


Required Documents:

  1. University Rey Juan Carlos application form (download and fill out the application).
  2. RESUME/CV: Your resume/CV allows review of your background and previous experiences.
  3. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Your statement of purpose clearly explains your reasons for applying, what you expect from the program, and how you can contribute to the program.
  4. LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: All applicants are required to submit one letter of recommendation to support their application (in English, French, or Spanish).


(All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution by the date of anticipated enrollment. Applicants are required to submit transcripts from all institutions attended in English, French or Spanish. Applicants for whom English is not the native language and who did not pursue at least one year of their education at an English speaking institution with predominantly English instruction, also have to submit the result of a TOEFL and/or IELTS test). 


Await your admissions decision (2019)

– Early admissions will be decided as of March 20, 2019.

— After March 20, admission decisions will be sent out on a rolling basis


Fee payments (2019)

The total fees for the entire Master Program are 4000 €.

  • 1000 € are due within 30 days after admission to secure the place in the Program.
  • Another 1000 €  are due at the beginning of the first semester.
  • Another 1000 € are due at the beginning of the second semester.
  • The final payment of 1000 € is due upon completion of the Program and before any transcripts or diplomas will be issued.

For those students who enroll in the Canadian modality, within the UPEI, an additional payment of 1000 € is required, in order to provide the students with all the necessary insurances

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