Students will get to know the latest currents of contemporary political science. They upgrade their knowledge of fundamental contemporary branches and schools for understanding politics and the political.
The programme focuses on criteria for the classification of phenomena and schools pertaining to the field of political science. Particular attention will be paid to analysis of the political interpretation of theoretical concepts. The programme will strive to uncover new interpretations of political and fundamental concepts, such as the state, political power, civil society, interest, sovereignty, ideology, democracy, property, public and profession. Students will also study and explore what specific authors have had to say about the given concepts: in particular, Gramsci and his concept of hegemony and Foucault's concept of authority. The programme will also introduce the question of political mediation in medicine, pharmacy, the body, nature, the environment, space, society and other areas.