Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Bratislava (FIR) is one of the seven faculties of the University of Economics in Bratislava. FIR was established by the decree of the University of Economics in Bratislava on the 17th of January 2000.

The number of departments of the faculty has been reduced from five to three since 1.9.2007, when the original Department of the World Economy and the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy were merged into the current form of the Department of International Economic Relations and the Economic Diplomacy, along with merging the Department of Political Science and the Department of Humanities to the Department of International Political Relations. In addition, the Department of International Law is also located at the Faculty.

Since its inception, FIR has provided university studies at the Master and doctoral degree in the study field 302500 International relations. Since the academic year 2005/2006, FIR provides university studies in the accredited study field 3.3.17 international economic relations in the internal form of study at:

  • Bachelor degree – Study program: International Economic Relations;
  • Master study - study program: Economic diplomacy;
  • Doctoral degree - Study program: International economic relations (both internal and external form of study).

 

Since its inception in 2000, the function of the Dean of the Faculty of International Relations of the University of Economics in Bratislava in 2000 have been carried out by:

2000 - 2008 Prof. Dipl. Ing. Ľudmila LIPKOVÁ, CSc.
2008 - 2009 Prof. Dipl. Ing. Víťazoslav BALHAR, CSc.
2009 - 2017 Prof. Dipl. Ing. Ľudmila LIPKOVÁ, CSc.
2017 - today PhDr. Rudolf KUCHARČÍK, PhD.