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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:5 / 7.5
Course supervisor: Edijs Bošs
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Political Science
Study course description
Branch of science:Political Science; International Politics
Study course description


The course aims at creating an understanding of the development of the European and global state-system from the end of the Middle Ages until the end of the Cold War.


Students should have basic knowledge about international relations and international processes, as well as European political history.

Learning outcomes


Students will be able to characterise the principles of relations of world powers at various historical stages.


Students will be able to identify elements, which are necessary for the analysis of various international systems.


Students will be able to analyse multi-polarity, bipolarity and uni-polarity in the international system from a historic perspective.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Governance and Diplomacy1Master’sRequiredEdijs Bošs