Current Issues in the International Community
Aktualni problemi mednarodne skupnosti
6.00 ECTS / 60 (0 hours of lectures, 45 hours of exercises, 15 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)
prof. dr. Zlatko Šabič
- Asst. Prof. Dr. Jana Arbeiter
- Tch. Asst. Faris Kočan
- Tch. Asst. Dr. Iris Koleša
- Assoc. Dr. Matjaž Nahtigal
- Tch. Asst. Nina Pejič
Elective - expert
- Undergraduate Programme of International Relations
Students are allowed to participate in the course provided that they have completed the enrolment procedure. It is highly recommended that students master contents of the courses International Relations, International Economic Relations, International Political Economy and Foreign Policy.
Objectives and competences
Students get to know and master analyzing the most important issues in the world.
Understanding of international challenges. Cooperation in team work. Learning the language, oral and written communication. Individual research work. To present in short a log and complex problem.
Content (Syllabus outline)
The course builds on previous courses within the study program International Relations and introduces students to research issues that are on the agenda of the contemporary international community. Each week is devoted to the professional approach to the most important event of the previous week i.e. events that are in the focus of the international community. Part of our attention is devoted to complex themes in international relations e.g. terrorism, foreign policy, globalization, world politics, international integration, human rights, self-determination of nations etc. Experts are invited to the course and a considerable number of foreign students calls for the course to be held in English. There are few lectures, most work is done in seminars. This requires students to prepare in advance of sessions, their active participation and various forms of activities (oral presentation in English, round tables, review of sources, interviews etc.)
Intended learning outcomes:
Arrange, clarify, prepare, analyze and argue.
Learning and teaching methods:
Seminars, tutorials – practical work, consultations, public appearance, role playing.
Weekly individual research work 50 %
Short written papers 30 %
Presentation in class 20 %
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