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International Politics

level of course unit

1. Study cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students:
• know the basics of political science
• are able to classify current political discussions in terms of the history of ideas
• have the ability to reflect and criticize international political megatrends
• understand the interrelationships between politics, society and the economy

prerequisites and co-requisites

none

course contents

• Introduction and basics in political science with an international focus
• Political history of ideas and reflection of current international tendencies
• Political systems and their influence on society and economy
• Discussion and classification of current political issues

recommended or required reading

• Pelinka, Anton; Varwick, Johannes: Grundzüge der Politikwissenschaft. UTB (in the current edition)
• Schimmelfennig, Frank: Internationale Politik. UTB (in the current edition)
• 1-2 articles from professional journals

assessment methods and criteria

Online tasks, exam

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

3

eLearning quota in percent

15

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Blended Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

5

name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Peter Dietrich

course unit code

05.BB.KOM.5.1

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Compulsory