Course: International and Regional Organizations in Central Eastern Europe

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Course title International and Regional Organizations in Central Eastern Europe
Course code KAP/IOE
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hlaváček Pavel, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Institutional architecture in Europe after the Cold War 2. Central Europe - regional and international institutions and organisation 3. the Visegrád Group, CEFTA, Central European Initiative 4. Baltic Security Co-operation, Nordic Council, NGOs

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Seminar
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 26 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to: - understand and describe the development of institutional architecture in Europe after the Cold War - identify and explain the development of regional and international institutions and organisation in central Europe - classify various regional groupings in Europe and describe their structure and operation (the Visegrád Group, CEFTA, Central European Initiative) - compare these organisations with other regions and processes such as Baltic Security Co-operation, Nordic Council, NGOs
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
assessment methods
Combined exam
Recommended literature
  • Archer, Clive. International organizations. 2nd ed. London : Routledge, 1992. ISBN 0-415-07837-7.
  • HALL, R. B. - BIERSTEKER, T. J. The Emergence of Private Authority in Global Goverance.. Cambridge Studies in International Relations,, 2002.
  • Held, David. Democracy and the global order : from the modern state to cosmopolitan governance. Cambridge : Polity Press, 1995. ISBN 0-7456-0056-5.
  • Hurrell, Andrew. On global order : power, values, and the constitution of international society. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-923310-6.
  • KEOHANE, R.O. Power and Governance in a Partially Globalized World.. Routledge,, 2002.
  • MEARSHEIMER, J. J. The False Promise of International Institutions.. International Security 19, 3, 1994/1995.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Per Asper ad Astra. Human security in international relations practice: a comparative study of foreign and development policies of EU/HSN states. Politics in Central Europe ISSN 1801-3422 Vol. 1. 2005.


Study plans that include the course
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