International Politics and the EU

The students acquire knowledge of the threats and the perceptions of threat in the Member States of the EU. To be covered are governmental and supra-national security strategies, the rules of international law that deal with violent conflicts between and within countries, the latest findings in conflict research and the functions of central security deployment institutions, most notably the EU and NATO. To be further covered are primarily threats such as nuclear proliferation, terrorism, migration and energy security.

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Schimmelpfennig, F. (2010): Internationale Politik, 2. Aufl., Stuttgart: UTB

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

final exam

Prerequisites and co-requisites

all preceeding modules

Infos

Degree programme

European Economy & Business Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

2.00

Language of instruction

German

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

5 WS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

Students acquire the basic knowledge of the different threats in international politics and the strategies to address them. The focus is more awareness of the approaches of modern political science analysis. Furthermore, the students will be able to evaluate, in terms of their political risks, business management decisions in a global context.

Course code

0389-11-01-BB-DE-51a