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Undergraduate course

EU and International Organisations

Level of Study

Bachelor

Semester of Instruction

Autumn

Objectives and Content

The course aims to provide an overview of and insight into the workings of international and supranational organizations with the aid of political theory and organization theory. The main focus of study will be the European Union and central international organisations, for example, WTO, OECD, the UN and Attac, as well as Norway┬┐s relations with these institutions.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

The student can:

  • offer an account of how key international and supranational institutions affecting Norwegian policies and political processes are organized and function
  • can explain different theories of creation, emergence, function and influence of international organizations

Skills

The student can:

  • explain the context and origins of these institutions,
  • discuss the development of these institutions on the international or supranational level in the light of political theory
  • consider international organizations in the light of democratic and legal criteria

General competence

The student:

  • can assess national institutions and political processes in the light of international institutional developments
  • can gather new knowledge, critically assess and convey this knowledge

Required Previous Knowledge

Fulfilment of general admission requirements.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

AORG100

Access to the Course

Open

Teaching and learning methods

10-15 lectures and 8-12 seminars / workshops.

Students can choose if they wish to follow Norwegian or English seminars / workshops.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

None

Forms of Assessment

Desk exam (4 hours)

Grading Scale

Grading A-F

Assessment Semester

Autumn

Course Evaluation

The course is evaluated every third year.

Department

Department of Administration and Organization Theory

Contact

Contact Information

studieveileder@aorg.uib.no

Exam information

  • Type of assessment: Written exam

    Date
    06.12.2017, 09:00
    Duration
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    22.11.2017
    Examination system
    Inspera
    Digital exam