The objective of the Bachelor’s programme International and Diplomatic Studies is to prepare experts for the area of international relations and provide them with theoretical and methodological knowledge, as well as extensive language skills. The programme is designed so that students acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the current international practice. The study of International Relations is connected with extensive education in Economics and complemented by the knowledge of Law, Statistics and Mathematics. The education lays special emphasis on the interconnection of knowledge in political, economic, international law, security, cultural and other areas. The essential values of the programme include showing respect for the ethical dimension of diplomacy, readiness to work in multicultural environment and the ability to respond to changing conditions of the globalising international relations.