Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych - Centralny System Uwierzytelniania
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Introduction to International Relations 2102-ANG-L-D2INIR
Konwersatorium (KON) Semestr letni 2023/24

Informacje o zajęciach (wspólne dla wszystkich grup)

Liczba godzin: 30
Limit miejsc: (brak limitu)
Zaliczenie: Zaliczenie na ocenę
Tryb prowadzenia: w sali
Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Basic literature:

1. Diez, Thomas, Bode, Ingvild and Fernandes da Costa Aleksandra ed., Key Concepts in International Relations, SAGE 2011.

Other literature

2. Alden, Chris and Aran Amnon, Foreign Policy Analysis. New Approaches, Routledge 2012.

3. Biscop, Sven, European Defence and PESCO: Don't Waste the Chance, IAI, 05/05/2020.

4. Burchill, Scott et al., Theories of International Relations, Palgrave Macmillan 2009.

5. Buzan, Barry and Lawson, George, The Global Transformation: History, Modernity and the Making of International Relations, Cambridge University Press 2016.

6. Carlsnaes, Walter, Risse Thomas and Simmons, Beth A. (eds.), Handbook of International Relations, 2nd Edition, SAGE 2012.

7. Cimino-Isaacs Cathleen D., Fefer Rachel F., Fergusson Ian F., World Trade Organization: Overview and Future Direction, Congressional Research Service, 2020.

8. Dryzek ,John S., Global Civil Society: The Progress of Post-Westphalian Politics, Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 15, pp. 101-119.

9. Fox, Jonathan, The Multiple Impacts of Religion on International Relations: Perceptions and Reality, Politique étrangère, 4/2006.

10. Hill, Christopher, Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century, Palgrave Macmillan 2016.

11. Koenig-Archibugi, Mathias Is global democracy possible? European Journal of International Relations, Vol. 17, no. 3, 2011.

12. Lehne, Stefan, Is There Hope for EU Foreign Policy?, Carnegie Europe, December 2017.

13. NATO 2030: United for a New Era, 25 November 2020, www.nato.int

14. Reus-Smit, Christian and Snidal Duncan (eds.), Oxford Handbook of International Relations, Oxford University Press 2010.

15. Saurugger, Sabine, Theoretical Approaches to European Integration, Palgrave McMillan 2014.

16. Woolcock, Steve, The Role of the European Union in the International Trade and Investment Order, Dahrendorf Forum IV Working Paper No. 10, 11 April 2019

Efekty uczenia się: (tylko po angielsku)



- Has a basic knowledge of IR as the academic discipline and IR theories

- Has a basic knowledge of determinants of events and processes within the international relations

- Has a basic knowledge of rules of functioning of the international system as well as the organizations being its part – in comparative perspective

- Has a basic knowledge of decision-making processes in international relations


- Has the skill to understand reasons and course of phenomena in world affairs and to predict the international developments as well as to explain the role of

social, economic and cultural structures at the international arena

- Has the skill in assessment of effectiveness of activities in international relations

Social competences:

– Is able to observe and interpret critically events and processes within the international relation as well as see relationship between them

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

The students will be assessed the basis of their whole semester performance. The final grade will be based on combination of factors that include (however

students can not complete the course without passing the final exam):

1. Class participation - 25% of the grade. This includes regular attendance as well as meaningful participation in class discussions. No more than two

unexcused absences will be allowed in this course.

2. Group project - 25% of the grade

3. Final test - 50% of the grade (the test will require to demonstrate knowledge of all material covered during the course – readings, lectures and class discussions; the structure of exam will involve a combination of multiple choice questions and essay questions)

Zakres tematów: (tylko po angielsku)

1. Introduction

2. International Relations or Global Politics?

3. International Relations Theories I – Realism, Liberalism, Neoliberal Institutionalism

4. International Relations Theories II – Constructivism, The English School, Critical Theory Perspectives

5. European Integration Theories

6. International Political Relations (Foreign Policy). Foreign Policy of the EU

7. Foreign Policy Analysis

8. International Political Economy. WTO Regime and Role of the EU

9. Security in International Relations. Regional (European) Security – NATO and CSDP

10. Cultural International Relations

11. Rethinking IR in the Age of Globalism

12. Global Governance

13. Global Civil Society

14-15. Global Challenges

Metody dydaktyczne: (tylko po angielsku)

The most important component of this course is class discussion.

Sessions will consist of the following components:

1. Presentation of the project (during several meetings only)

2. Discussion or other form of interactive activity (work in groups, debate, case study, etc..)

3. Summary

The audio-visual materials will be used during the course.

Grupy zajęciowe

zobacz na planie zajęć

Grupa Termin(y) Prowadzący Miejsca Liczba osób w grupie / limit miejsc Akcje
1 każda środa, 13:15 - 14:45, sala 116
Adam Szymański 14/19 szczegóły
Wszystkie zajęcia odbywają się w budynku:
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