13.02.2023 - 26.05.2023
The course is organized as a series of face-to-face classroom or auditorium sessions. According to the availability of the teacher's contacts, sessions with special visiting guests will are organized online on platforms such as Zoom.
The teaching methods include lectures on the more theoretical and historical aspects of international relations as well as student presentations and group work covering case studies and other more specific themes.
The textbook for the course is John C. W. Pevehouse and Joshua S. Glodstein, International Relations, 11th edition, ISBN 0-134-40476-9
As a reference for the language of international relations scholarship and practice, we use G. R. Berridge and Alan James, A Dictionary of Diplomacy, 2nd edition, ISBN 1-4039-15369
For some of the theoretical concepts, we will rely on certain entries in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: https://plato.stanford.edu/
You will have the opportunity to exchange with visiting lecturers working in IR scholarship or international diplomacy according to their availability.
There is no exam for this course. In order to complete the course, you will give a presentation with a group of students (3-5 people) and submit a written assignment.
The student groups of this course are typically composed from a highly international crowd. This provides many opportunities to look at the topics discussed from various angles, and exchanges beyond your own language group are encouraged.
Completing this course, you will get 5 ECTS. This corresponds to
135 hours of expected work.
Attendance to the teaching sessions is obligatory (with force majeure exceptions of course) and active participation is an important part of your work.
During the semester, you will give a presentation with 2-4 other students. A written work will also be required. in the form of a homework we call and assignment. The topics for the assignments will be given throughout the course, following the thematic development of the lectures.
06.02.2023 - 12.02.2023
You have the right to apply for recognition of your studies if you have prior learning (e.g. university studies completed elsewhere) that can be accredited towards the degree you are currently completing.
The recognition of prior learning is possible in three primary ways: accreditation (replacement or inclusion), recognition of informal learning and studification. More precise info: JAMK Degree Regulations, section 17.
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Exchange and other Study Abroad students: 20 (included in the total capacity)
Bachelor's Degree Programme in International Business
School of Business