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International Relations and European Integration

CURRICULUM 2017/2018

(License no 6044 HTM, from November 4, 2010)
60 ECTS credit points

The aim of the curriculum is to provide knowledge and skills necessary for working within the field of international affairs. The studies are organized as a full-time evening course with classes on 4 afternoons per week from 16:45 to 19:45. The courses include classroom work (lectures and seminars) and independent work. The latter constitutes 3/4 of the whole curriculum.

The total amount of credit points obtainable is 75. The program is considered completed when at least 60 credit points have been collected -  30 credit points of compulsory courses (marked as C) and 30 credit points of optional courses (marked as O).

* If necessary, ESD has the right to make changes in the curriculum.

AUTUMN TERM 2017

SEPTEMBER 18, 2017 - DECEMBER 15, 2017

Subject

Lecturer

Institution

Time

16.45 - 19.45 PM

CP

Form of examination

Theories of International Relations (C)

Mike Winnerstig, PhD

Swedish Defense Research Agency

19.09-22.09

3

Essay:

18.10.17

International Law (C)

René Värk, dr Iur

Tartu University

25.09-26.09; 28.09-29.09;

02.10-03.10;

05.10-06.10

6

Exam:

06.11.17

Political Theories and Systems (C)

Tõnis Saarts, MA

Tallinn University

10.10-13.10

3

Seminar tasks: 29.10.17+ Exam: 16.11.17

International Organisations (O)

Viljar Veebel, PhD

Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

24.10-27.10

3

Essay: 27.11.17

E-Governance and Cyber Security (O)

Raul Rikk, MA

E-Governance Academy, Estonia

07.11-10.11

3

Presentation: 10.11.17

International Economics (C)

Meelis Kitsing, PhD

Estonian Business School

21.11-24.11

3

Presentation+ Essay: 08.12.17

Contemporary Middle East (O)

Peeter Raudsik, MA

Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

28.11-01.12

3

Essay: 08.01.18

Diplomatic Skills Training (C)

Michael Roberts, PhD

Centre for Political and Diplomatic Studies

05.12-08.12

3

Class attendance

Political Radicalization and Rise of Authoritarianism in Europe in 21st Century (O)

Viljar Veebel, PhD

Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

12.12-15.12

3

Essay: 10.01.18

SPRING TERM 2018

JANUARY 9 – MAY 31, 2018

Subject

Lecturer

Institution

Time

CP

Form of examination

US Foreign Policy (O)

Matthew Crandall, PhD

Tallinn University

16.01-19.01

3

Analysis+ Exam:

05.02.18

Russian Foreign Policy (O)

Kalev Stoicescu, MA

International Centre For Defense and Security

23.01-26.01

3

In-class essay: 26.01.18

Contemporary Africa (O)

Morten Bøås, PhD

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

06.02-09.02

3

Essay: 05.03.18

European Economic         Integration (C)

Andrew Rozeik, PhD

InnoTecUK

20.02-23.02

3

Exam: 14.03.18

EU Institutions & Decision-Making (C)

Laure Delcour, PhD

College of Europe

27.02-02.03

3

Exam: 02.04.18

European Security (O)

Mike Winnerstig, PhD

Swedish Defense Research Agency

06.03-09.03

3

Essay: 14.04.18

Diplomatic and Consular Law (C)

René Värk, dr Iur

Tartu University

12.03-13.03; 15.03-16.03

3

Exam: 29.03.18

International Conflicts (O)

Iulii Selianko, MA

Data Research and Development Agency, dataRADA.eu

20.03-23.03

3

In-class test (23.03) + Essay (20.04) 

Estonia’s EU Practice (C)

TBC

TBC

03.04-06.04

3

Class attendance

Foreign Service (O)

Amb Raul Mälk

Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10.04-13.04

3

Exam: 30.04.18

Foreign Policy of India (O)

Shashank Joshi, MA

Royal United Services Institute

17.04-20.04

3

Essay: 09.05.18

Public Diplomacy interactive training (O)

Amb Gerhard Reiweger

Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

02.05-04.05

3

Class attendance

Crises on the Arabian Peninsula: Case Studies on Regional Hegemons, Small States and the New Global Politics (O)

Amb Barbara K. Bodine

Georgetown University

08.05-11.05

3

Class attendance

International Negotiations (O)

Paul Meerts, PhD

Clingendael, Netherlands Institute of International Relations

15.05-18.05

3

In-class grading: 18.05.18

Study visit

 

22.05.18

   

Graduation ceremony

   

25.05.18