800649 VU Internationale Organisationen und Global Governance

winter semester 2019/2020 | Last update: 07.01.2020 Place course on memo list
VU Internationale Organisationen und Global Governance
VU 2

At the end of the lecture students know

- about the emergence of IO (why and how) and their main characteristics

- about the role and function of selected IO (above all International Intergovernmental Organisations (IGOs) like the EU & UNO and Nongovernmental Organisationen (NGOs) like International Red Cross, Doctors without borders, Greenpeace). They are able to distinguish those also in a comparative way.

- about the challenges of IOs in a globalized world also against the background of main theoretical concepts (global governance)

The lecture is divided in the following parts: - Overview and introduction: Reasons for the emergence of IO´s - Caracteristics and Differences of IOs (IGO´s like the EU and UNO & NGOs like the International Federation of the Red Cross, Doctors without borders or Greenpeace)

- Concepts of Global Governance with the typical fields of economic wealth, security and Freedom / Democracy. The lecture includes current political and eocnomic developments.

Blended Learning, including Online tools like the Virtual Classroom with Adobe Connect. It is intended also to let particpate external experts.

3 mini-assignments (online) and one final scientific paper

- Volker Rittberger, Bernhard Zangl, Andreas Kruck, Hylke Dijkstra (2019): International Organization,

Red Globe Press; Auflage: 3rd ed

- Margaret P. Karns;), Karen A. Mingst, Kendall W. Stiles (2015): International Organizations: The Politics and Processes of Global Governance, 3rd edition Edition, Boulder

- Brian Frederking, Paul F. Diehl (2015): The Politics of Global Governance: International Organizations in an Interdependent World, 5th edition Edition Lynne Rienner Publishers, Boulder

- Ian Hurd (2017): International Organizations: Politics, Law, Practice, Cambridge University Press; 3

rd edition
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Date Time Location
Wed 2019-10-09
09.00 - 11.00 SR I (Theologie) SR I (Theologie) Barrier-free
Tue 2019-12-10
08.00 - 09.45 SR 13 (Sowi) SR 13 (Sowi) Barrier-free
Thu 2020-01-09
09.00 - 10.45 SR 18 (Sowi) SR 18 (Sowi) Barrier-free