Module: Introduction to the Study of International Relations
Lecturer: Aleksandra Jarczewska, PhD
The course is designed to acquaint students with institutions and issues surrounding the international system from the political, economic and social perspective. The program consists of four main modules divided into specific topics.
In the first module students will gain general knowledge of international environment, its main actors and interactions as well as the main historical events in IR.
The second module will concentrate on political and social aspects of international relations with the special focus on foreign policy, international security, human rights and international organizations.
The third module will deal with international political economy issues such as international trade, global finance and business, integration, poverty, environment and others.
The course will end with two specific sessions: one concentrated on Poland and its international performance and the second one dedicated to conclusions and deliberations on contemporary war order.