Finland, Tampere

Global Challenges to the Future of Welfare States

when 1 August 2019 - 16 August 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 600

By taking a historical, ideological, economic, social, political and systems theoretical view, the aim is to widen the perspectives on the effects that global challenges have on the future of welfare states, as well as, to teach how to make holistic analysis of the present and future challenges of the welfare states.

A historical view is taken to the development of welfare states and economic globalization, as well as, to the ideological development of ideas and values and models of welfare states.

The European Union's effects to the recent and future development of European welfare state are also discussed. To widen the global view on the challenges, international politics and economy are discussed in relation to challenges of governance of world economic system and world politics.

Target group

University students and graduates from around the world

Course aim

The course widens student’s knowledge on the global challenges of the welfare states. It empowers students in value analysis of the political and economic challenges of the welfare states. As an element of futures studies the students will learn holistic analysis of the present and future challenges of the welfare states.

Fee info

EUR 600: Course fee for students external to Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences
EUR 0: Courses are free of charge to degree students and exchange students (academic year 2019-2020) of Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences

Scholarships

No scholarships available