Tallinn, Estonia

The Formation of Global Norms in a Changing World Order

when 17 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 400

This course will analyze the formation of global norms and international regimes. It will take a multifaceted approach looking at the role of ideas, institutions, as well as material factors. It will also evaluate the formation of global norms within the context of the changing world order, which his seeing a reduced role for the United States as well as more diversity of regime type and ideologies. This will create multiple problems for the formation of global norms. The role that regions can play in establishing norms and international regimes will be studied. Also, what the changing world order means for the ability of small states to play a part in the formation of norms will be highlighted. Together examples of cyber security norms, environmental, trade, and other norms will be studied in depth.

The course is multidisciplinary in nature, being based on the disciplines of Law and International Relations (IR). The approach of the course is to take several complementary frameworks into account when explaining the changing world order and the formation of global norms.

Course leader

Tiina Pajuste, Ph.D, is a Associate Professor of International and European law at Tallinn University.
Matthew Crandall, PhD, is an Associate Professor of International Relations at Tallinn University.

Target group

The course appealing for a broad base of students, not just those with a law or IR background. Students with a variety of educational backgrounds will benefit from the course including those with a background in: economics, sociology, history, human geography, political science, and more.

Course aim

This course will analyze the formation of global norms and international regimes.

Fee info

EUR 400: Early Bird fee until 31 March 2022.
EUR 440: Regular fee. Accommodation and meals are not included.