Denmark, Aarhus

Small States in the Post-Cold War World

when 1 August 2011 - 26 August 2011
duration 4 weeks
credits 9.9 ECTS

This course examines many aspects of small states, including how they are defined, their unique international behaviours, and the challenges they face in an increasingly interdependent and globalized world. Small states will be addressed in relation to various themes, including: alliance and neutrality, international organizations, including the European Union, and globalization, among others. Course offered by Department of Political Science, AU

Course leader

Mark Eaton

Target group

Applicants must be at Master level

Course aim

The objectives for this module are:

1. The student will gain a broad and detailed knowledge of small states and the challenges they face in the contemporary international system.

2. The student will be able to explain and apply theories, methods and facts from the field of study.

3. The student will be able to understand, compare and critique various theories, methods and facts covered in the course.

Fee info

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