857-0027-00L  International Organizations (Field Trip)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersD. Hangartner
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentOnly for Comparative and International Studies MSc.



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
857-0027-00 SInternational Organizations
Field trip to Geneva.
20s hrsD. Hangartner

Catalogue data

AbstractA three-day visit to international organizations in Geneva - e.g., the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Each student prepares a 2-3 page background reading on a specific international organization and contributes to the discussion with representatives of that organization during the visit.
ObjectiveBecome familiar with the work and challenges of international organizations based in Geneva.
ContentA three-day visit to international organizations in Geneva - e.g., the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and the International Committee of the Red Cross. Teams of 2-3 students prepare a 2-3 page background reading for the group on a specific international organization and lead the discussion with representatives of that organization during the visit.
LiteratureKaren A. Mingst, Margaret P. Karns. The United Nations in the Twenty-First Century, Third Edition (Dilemmas in World Politics). Westview Press, 2007.
Briefing papers prepared by the students.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersD. Hangartner
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationThe pass/fail assessment will be based on the written memo and participation in the discussions during the field trip.

Learning materials

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Groups

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Restrictions

PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupComparative and International Studies MA (863100)

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ProgrammeSectionType
Comparative and International Studies MasterElectivesWInformation
Science, Technology, and Policy MasterElectivesWInformation