Available courses

During the International Relations course, theories will be used to illustrate debates within international politics. Students will analyze leading mainstream theorists and develop their understanding of contemporary debates. 

The course goals: to give basic knowledge about various IR theories and concepts. Students will learn about different types of theories and develop an understanding of how theory relates to contemporary issues. 

The outcome: students will learn various theoretical approaches from both IR theory and the wider social sciences. Students will also learn to develop their critical understanding of theoretical and policy debates. 

International Economics course introduces students to the economic and political economy theories of international economics and their application to the real world. At the end of the course, students should be able to understand current international economic issues from different economic and political economy perspectives, and critically evaluate the policy options.

Course description: 

Compare forecasting and scenario planning • Discuss different approaches to costs and benefits of technology • Compare alternative theories of international trade • Analyze and test international trade models • Evaluate the impact of different trade policies • Identify the role of global value chains • Understand the impact of preferential trade arrangements • Analyze the nation’s balance of payment • Understand how a foreign exchange market operates • Compare the exchange rate regimes and international monetary standards • Explain financial crises, their causes and solutions. 

Interactive course "Intercultural Competences for Diplomats" aim at:

  • Identifying some key characteristics of culture and its underlying complexity across cultures, multicultural vs intercultural 
  • Developing an understanding of how greater awareness of cross-cultural contexts and a deeper appreciation of culture can assist in functioning in multicultural environments
  • Gaining an understanding of communication as a process, its effectiveness according to the context in order to be able to communicate effectively and work together with representatives of other cultures
  • Develop one’s own interpersonal intercultural competencies necessary for a diplomatic International context