Study Curriculum

he following curriculum represents the core programme structure in compulsory courses and specialized optional courses. The optional courses listed bellow represent a selection of available courses.


Structure of compulsory courses

Semester 1 1. Introduction to IR and EP
2. History of International Relations and World Politics
3. Academic Skills
Semester 2 4. Contemporary History of Europe
5. European Integration
6. Global Politics: Current Issues
Semester 3 7. International Security
8. Human Rights, Democratization and Global Justice
9. Introduction to Energy Security: Related Concepts
Semester 4 10. Theory of International Relations and European Integration
11. Research Methods and Tools
12. International Organizations and Diplomacy
Semester 5 13. Economic Dimensions of International Relations: An Introduction
14. Diploma Seminar I
Semester 6 15. Institutions of the EU
16. Diploma Seminar II

Selected optional courses 

U.S. Foreign policy
Russian Foreign Security Policy
Security and Democracy in the South Caucasus
The Western Balkans in Transition
The Complex Nature of Ethnicity and Identity in the Western Balkans
National security and grand strategy
Contemporary issues in the European Union
Arctic geopolitics
European Integration of the Western Balkans
The Energy Policy of the EU and its Position in the Global Energy Environment
European Integration and Domestic Political Systems
Evolution of the European Security Architecture
France as an Actor in International Relations
Humanitarian intervention
China as an Actor in International Relations
Peace economics
Regional Conflict Complexes
U.S. Foreign policy actors
The Czech Republic and the EU
Uranium in International Relations