Course: International Organizations

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Course title International Organizations
Course code KAP/MO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory, Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Ponížilová Martina, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Piknerová Linda, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Cabadová Waisová Šárka, Doc. PhDr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. international cooperation institutions - definitions 2. intergantional organisations and regimes 3. history of intergantional organisations and regimes 4. role and functions of intergantional organisations 5. intergantional organisations and regimes in Americas 6. intergantional organisations and regimes in Asia 7. intergantional organisations and regimes in Africa 8. intergantional organisations and regimes in the Pacific region 9. intergantional organisations and regimes in Europe

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion, Students' self-study, Textual studies, Seminar
  • Contact hours - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for an examination (30-60) - 60 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report) (1-10) - 10 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
After passing the course, students will be able to: - differentiate between the concepts of international organisations and international regimes - identify basic theoretical approaches to the study of international institutions - explain and describe their operation - apply the knowledge to practical examples - analyze key controversial aspects of the operation of international organisations and regimes
teaching methods
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Seminar
Textual studies
Students' self-study
assessment methods
Combined exam
Test
Recommended literature
  • NATO handbook. Brussels : NATO Office of Information and Press, 2001. ISBN 92-845-0146-6.
  • Archer, Clive. International organizations. 2nd ed. London : Routledge, 1992. ISBN 0-415-07837-7.
  • Baňouch, Hynek; Fedorko, Martin. Mezinárodní organizace. 1. vyd. Brno : Masarykova univerzita, 2000. ISBN 80-210-2474-7.
  • Fiala, Petr; Pitrová, Markéta. Evropská unie. Brno : Centrum pro studium demokracie a kultury, 2003. ISBN 80-7325-015-2.
  • Romancov, Michael; Romancovová, Eva. Evropské politické a ekonomické instituce. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2002. ISBN 80-86432-27-0.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Mezinárodní organizace a režimy ve středovýchodní Evropě. 1. vyd. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2003. ISBN 80-86432-46-7.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Teorie mezinárodních režimů. 2002.
  • Waisová, Šárka. Úvod do studia mezinárodních vztahů. 1. vyd. Dobrá Voda : Aleš Čeněk, 2002. ISBN 80-86473-16-3.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (10-3) Philosophy, theology 1 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts International Relations and East European Studies (11-5) Social sciences 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts European Cultural Studies (10-3) Philosophy, theology 1 Summer