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Courses (Edition 2014/2015)

Paradigm of Social Science

Prof . dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The specificity of social sciences as compared to other fields of science. Social relations as the object of research. International relations as social relations. Research tasks of social sciences. Key theoretical approaches of social sciences and their role. Effectiveness of social sciences. Disciplines of social sciences.

Methodology of research activities

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 15/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Methodology of International Studies

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Science of international relations. Ontology, epistemology and methodology of international relations. The state of the international relations theory. Foreign policy theory vs international relations theory. Anarchism of the international system. Methodological basis of the international relations theory. IIR methodology: classical and positive approach, IR methodology: post-positive approach, explication and comprehension.

PhD Seminar

Number of hours: 15/ 1 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit

PhD Seminar List download

Methodology of didactic activities

Dr Anna Wojciuk

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Providing knowledge of European and domestic determinants of higher education related to the creation of the European Higher Education Area and the perspective of lifelong learning. Providing knowledge of the methodological basis of preparing teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome. Developing the ability to prepare teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome. Presenting the tools for assessing whether the process of preparing teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome was correct.

International Political Economy

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak and Dr Agnieszka Aleksy-Szucsich

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: International Political Economy at the crossroads of political science, international relations and economics. Key research problems of IPE: international trade, international finance, economic development. International structures and institutions in the global economic system. Typology, aims and effectiveness of entities on the global market; foreign trade policy.

Modern Methods of Teaching in IR and Political Science

Elective course

Number of hours: 15/ 1 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Foreign Policy Analyses

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 15/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The concept and essence of foreign policy. Entities conducting foreign policy. Relations between foreign and internal policy of a state. The determinants of foreign policy. The interests and aims of foreign policy. Measures and methods of foreign policy. The decision-making process in the foreign policy of a state. The functions of foreign policy. The problem of effectiveness of foreign policy.

Theory of International Relations

Dr Jerzy Ciechański

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 4 ECTS

Form of credit: Exam

Content: Concept, paradigm, theory in the science of international relations. Classical theories of international relations. Neoclassical theories of international relations. Post-structural theoretical concepts of international relations. The practical application of the international relations theory.

Politics and Economics of European Integration

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/1 ECTS

Form of credit: credot with grade

Content: The genesis and evolution of European integration. Legal basis of European political and economic integration. Political and economic determinants of European integration. CFSP and Common Commercial Policy of the EU.

Active Learning in Political Science

Comparative Politics

Prof. dr hab. Justyna Zając and dr Maciej Raś

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 3 ECTS

Form of credit: Exam

Content: The concept of a state’s political system. Interdependencies between the organs of power, the influence of the election system on the party and political system. Constitutional system and party system. Political systems of the Member States and the EU decision-making process.

Security Studies

Prof. dr hab. Roman Kuźniar

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The role of the military factor in the modern world. The concept and significance of security. Typologies of strategic cultures. Threats to security. Security institutions. Formulating strategic analyses.

International Law

Prof. dr hab. Grażyna Michałowska and dr Dorota Heidrich

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Tradition and evolution of international law; Contribution of international law to the science of international relations; Subjects of international law; Main areas of competence of international law

Area Studies

Prof. dr hab. Marcin Florian Gawrycki and dr Jakub Zajączkowski

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The course will present the birth of Area Studies as a scientific discipline, their evolution and current condition. It will also present the criticism of Area Studies formulated by political scientists, linguists and anthropologists. As an alternative to the Area Studies methodology we will present post-colonial criticism and its possible application in the research conducted in different areas of the world. Each subject will be analysed in the context of race, class, sex, political and economic systems in various areas of the world, and through case studies we will provide examples for the theoretical theses.

Courses (Edition 2013/2014)

Paradigm of Social Science

Prof . dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The specificity of social sciences as compared to other fields of science. Social relations as the object of research. International relations as social relations. Research tasks of social sciences. Key theoretical approaches of social sciences and their role. Effectiveness of social sciences. Disciplines of social sciences.

Methodology of research activities

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 15/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Methodology of International Studies

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Science of international relations. Ontology, epistemology and methodology of international relations. The state of the international relations theory. Foreign policy theory vs international relations theory. Anarchism of the international system. Methodological basis of the international relations theory. IIR methodology: classical and positive approach, IR methodology: post-positive approach, explication and comprehension.

Polish Language

Methodology of Political Science as a Discipline

Dr hab. Justyna Zając

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The specificity of political science as compared to other fields of science. Political relations as the object of research. Political relations as social relations. Research tasks of political science. Key theoretical approaches of political science and their role. Effectiveness of political science.

PhD Seminar

Number of hours: 15/ 1 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit

PhD Seminar List download

Methodology of didactic activities

Dr Anna Wojciuk

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Providing knowledge of European and domestic determinants of higher education related to the creation of the European Higher Education Area and the perspective of lifelong learning. Providing knowledge of the methodological basis of preparing teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome. Developing the ability to prepare teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome. Presenting the tools for assessing whether the process of preparing teaching programmes and course programmes based on the expected learning outcome was correct.

International Political Economy

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak and Dr Agnieszka Aleksy-Szucsich

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: International Political Economy at the crossroads of political science, international relations and economics. Key research problems of IPE: international trade, international finance, economic development. International structures and institutions in the global economic system. Typology, aims and effectiveness of entities on the global market; foreign trade policy.

Polish Language

Modern Methods of Teaching in IR and Political Science

Elective course

Number of hours: 15/ 1 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Foreign Policy Analyses

Prof. dr hab. Edward Haliżak

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 15/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The concept and essence of foreign policy. Entities conducting foreign policy. Relations between foreign and internal policy of a state. The determinants of foreign policy. The interests and aims of foreign policy. Measures and methods of foreign policy. The decision-making process in the foreign policy of a state. The functions of foreign policy. The problem of effectiveness of foreign policy.

Theory of International Relations

Dr Jerzy Ciechański

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 4 ECTS

Form of credit: Exam

Content: Concept, paradigm, theory in the science of international relations. Classical theories of international relations. Neoclassical theories of international relations. Post-structural theoretical concepts of international relations. The practical application of the international relations theory.

Politics and Economics of European Integration

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/1 ECTS

Form of credit: credot with grade

Content:  The genesis and evolution of European integration. Legal basis of European political and economic integration. Political and economic determinants of European integration. CFSP and Common Commercial Policy of the EU.

Polish Language

Active Learning in Political Science

Comparative Politics

Prof. dr hab. Justyna Zając and dr Maciej Raś

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 3 ECTS

Form of credit: Exam

Content:  The concept of a state’s political system. Interdependencies between the organs of power, the influence of the election system on the party and political system. Constitutional system and party system. Political systems of the Member States and the EU decision-making process.

Security Studies

Prof. dr hab. Roman Kuźniar

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content:  The role of the military factor in the modern world. The concept and significance of security. Typologies of strategic cultures. Threats to security. Security institutions. Formulating strategic analyses.

Polish Language

International Law

Prof. dr hab. Grażyna Michałowska and dr Dorota Heidrich

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: Tradition and evolution of international law; Contribution of international law to the science of international relations; Subjects of international law; Main areas of competence of international law

Area Studies

Prof. dr hab. Marcin Florian Gawrycki and dr Jakub Zajączkowski

Course type: lecture – 10hrs, thematic seminar and workshop – 5hrs, guided self-study consulted through e-learning – 15hrs.

Number of hours: 30/ 2 ECTS

Form of credit: Credit with grade

Content: The course will present the birth of Area Studies as a scientific discipline, their evolution and current condition. It will also present the criticism of Area Studies formulated by political scientists, linguists and anthropologists. As an alternative to the Area Studies methodology we will present post-colonial criticism and its possible application in the research conducted in different areas of the world. Each subject will be analysed in the context of race, class, sex, political and economic systems in various areas of the world, and through case studies we will provide examples for the theoretical theses.

Polish Language

Only in the 5th semester
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