6.00 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 30 hours of exercises, 0 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)
prof. dr. Zlatko Šabič
- Asst. Prof. Faris Kočan
- Prof. Petra Roter
- Undergraduate Programme of Defence Studies
- Undergraduate Programme of International Relations
- Undergraduate Programme of Political Science - Public Policies and Sdministration
- Undergraduate Programme of Political Science - Studies of Politics and the State
International Relations (IR) as an academic discipline and international relations as practice. Academic study of international relations (IR theories): theoretical approaches to studying international relations and their significance for explaining/understanding of the international community. Development of the contemporary international community – key milestones and its basic characteristics. Development of means for peaceful settlement of disputes and the limitation of the right to wage wars. The structure of the contemporary international community: objective factors and their significance in the contemporary international community; subjects of international relations (analysis of the role and significance of states, international governmental and non-governmental organisations, individuals, terrorist groups, multinational companies and other actors); processes and relations (international co-operation, international conflicts and international relations as a system of North-South relations, with a focus on the processes of colonialism, decolonisation and neo-colonialism); international norms (including public international law), their significance for legitimate/non-legitimate and legal/illegal actor behaviour. Ongoing analysis of contemporary international events: their analysis in the context of the elements of the structure of the contemporary international community, and analysis of media reports about those events.
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