853-0047-00L  World Politics Since 1945: The History of International Relations

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersA. Wenger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Public Policy BA and DAS Military Sciences


853-0047-00 VWeltpolitik seit 1945: Geschichte der internationalen Beziehungen2 hrs
Wed10:15-12:00HG D 1.2 »
A. Wenger
853-0047-00 UUebungen zu Weltpolitik seit 1945: Geschichte der internationalen Beziehungen1 hrs
Wed09:15-10:00HG D 1.2 »
A. Wenger

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AbstractThis lecture series provides students with an overview of the development of international relations since the end of World War II. The first part of the series deals with the development of and changes in Cold War security policy structures. The second part deals with the period after the transformation of 1989/91; the focus here is on current issues in international security policy.
ObjectiveBy the end of the semester, participants should have a solid knowledge of the history and theoretical foundations of International Relations since the end of the Second World War.
Contentcf. "Diploma Supplement"

Wenger, Andreas und Doron Zimmermann. International Relations: From the Cold War to the Globalized World. Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 2003.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe lecture is being supported by a website on Moodle. If you have any questions, please contact Julia Hofstetter or Boas Lieberherr (Link, Link)

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersA. Wenger
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationDatum wird noch bekannt gegeben; 90 Min schriftlich; keine Hilfsmittel

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupPublic Policy BA (853100)
DAS ETH in Military Sciences (870000)

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