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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:5 / 7.5
Course supervisor:Una Bērziņa-Čerenkova, Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova
Study type:Full time
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Political Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Political Science; International Politics


To inform on the approach of the Xi Jinping government to the development of China's foreign policy, to analyze its global and regional impact; to conceptualize it in the context of IR theories.


In order to successfully complete the study course, the students need prior knowledge of International Relations theories.

Learning outcomes


Knowledge of the foreign policy framework of the People's Republic of China during the Xi Jinping rule (A community of shared future for mankind, Belt and Road Initiative, Major country diplomacy concept, etc.).


Ability to identify the features of Chinese political discourse influencing the international arena after the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, linking them with the foreign policy pursued by the PRC.


Analytical expertise related to the research of the People's Republic of China.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Governance and Diplomacy, IGDMeng3Master’sLimited choiceUna Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova
International Relations and Diplomacy, SEDM3Master’sLimited choiceUna Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova