Brno, Czech Republic

International Relations and Threats to Global Security

online course
when 25 January 2021 - 12 February 2021
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 8 EC
fee EUR 600

ABOUT THE COURSE
This intensive and dynamic course involves academic classes, active group work, guest presentations and virtual field trips. It is ideal for students studying international relations, politics, security studies or policing, criminal studies, international relations, history or international law. The programme is ideally located for students to be able to gain a regional perspective on both the historical and modern aspects as well as military and non-military security threats to international security.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME
This online course seeks to not only expand students understanding of the complexities of global security, but also seeks to pull on the strengths of having students from all over the world enroll. The course will encourage students to learn not just from their professors but also from their peers.

SCHEDULE
Online classes will take place at 14:00 CET Monday-Friday for two hours. Students are expected to participate in the live lectures, however they will be recorded.

TOPICS
- Concept of Security and development of security arrangements
- Extremist threats and Military Sphere
- Energy Security
- Cyber Security
- Information Warfare
- Religious Radicalism and its threat for Europe
- Current security arrangements in Europe and its position in the world
- Refugee and Migration Crisis in Europe

VIRTUAL SITE VISITS
- Radio Free Europe
- UN

Course aim

LEARNING OUTCOMES
This program is designed to give students an understanding of some of the fundamental international security issues and their implications for Europe and the world, while also expanding intercultural connections.

Fee info

EUR 600: All students who apply and commit by November 30.
EUR 700: The course tuition after December 1.