International relations

Course Code :1200PSWIIB
Study domain:Political Sciences
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Tom Sauer
Brecht Volders

3. Course contents *

The following items are dealt with: the usefulness and limits of theories of international relations; the evolution of international society, including state-formation, and globalisation; Realism; Idealism/Liberalism and international organisations; regional integration theories; identity and constructivism; foreign policy and decision-making; international economics (trade, monetary, and North-South issues); threats and international security, environmental issues, energy and migration.