Europe in the World, 7.5 credits (733G43)

Europe in the World, 7.5 hp

Course description

How does Europe relate to the rest of the world, and how does the world relate to Europe? This course will give you an overview and understanding of Europe's role in the world, past and present. European nations have influenced other nations and peoples as a result of political and economic relations and through the organization of the diplomatic system. The course covers topics such as, nationalism, colonialism and imperialism, the conduct of international political, diplomatic and economic relations, all from the viewpoint that the historical significance of Europe endures in the way we understand international relations at large.

Main field of study

Political Science

Level

First cycle

Course type

Single subject course

Examiner

Mikael Blomdahl

Course coordinator

Mikael Blomdahl

Director of studies or equivalent

Mariana S Gustafsson

Available for exchange students

Yes

Contact

Kostas Mitropoulos

Study Advisor Linnea Fors

Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Autumn 2019 v201949-202003 English Linköping
Single subject course (Full-time, Day-time) Autumn 2019 v201949-202003 English Linköping

Main field of study

Political Science

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Entry requirements

At least one year of full time undergraduate studies (60 ects credits) in relevant subjects, e.g. politics, economics, law, history, where at least one semester of full time studies (30 ects credits) is in politics (or equivalent). Documented knowledge of English equivalent to Engelska B/Engelska 6. Exemption from Swedish 3/B.

Intended learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student should be able to;

  • describe and compare the development of Europe and the future as a global player from a historical, economic and political perspective
  • analyze key issues regarding the role of Europe in the world and present and discuss perspectives, conceps and theories.

Course content

This course deals with the relations between Europe (and the European Union) and the rest of the world. The course gives an overview and understanding of Europe's role in the world, past and present. European nations have influenced other nations and peoples as a result of political and economic relations and through the organisation of the diplomatic system. The course covers topics, such as, nationalism, colonialism and imperialism, the organisation of international political, diplomatic and economic relations.

Teaching and working methods

This course will be delivered by means of lectures and seminars. Homework and independent study are a necessary complement to the course. Language of instruction: English

Examination

Examination includes a home examination and active participation in seminars. Detailed information about the examination can be found in the course’s study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Grades

ECTS, EC

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling
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EXAM Written Examination EC 6 credits
SEMI Seminars EC 1.5 credits

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