Courses

This course will look at the concept of militarization, the processes that work to militarize, and work to find strategies for demilitarization. We will at militarism on an individual, social, and societal level, and look at the ways these different levels interact with one another. 
Instructor: Ben Schrader
Credits: 4.0
Type: core for MSc in Business Analytics ( Full...
Instructor: Marc Kaufmann
Credits: 2.0
Core course for IR track students.This course, which is taught at both the PhD and MA levels, is concerned with how the so-called ‘critical turn’ in International Relations has been reflected specifically in thinking about Strategy and Security. ‘Critical Security Studies’ is, in its broadest sense, a collection of...
Instructor: Paul Roe
Credits: 4.0
This course engages with one of the core questions of this struggle: collective memory. The first part of the course introduces a range of key issues in the study of collective memory such as the relationship between individual and collective memory, as well as the debates about memories’ persistence and change, and...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
This course will look at the phenomenon of economic nationalism from a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective with a view to assess the merits and drawbacks of the different theoretical approaches advanced by economists, political scientists and scholars of nationalism. The course will also address the question...
Instructor: Thomas Fetzer
Credits: 4.0
The European Union will be examined in depth, from the formation of the Oil and Steel Community to the Energy Union, and how energy policies, regulations and infrastructure have changed over time. This course will target students needing a holistic and in-depth view of the EU’s energy sector, from Economics,...
Instructor: Michael LaBelle
Credits: 2.0
This course provides the opportunity for students to engage first-hand in the operations of energy markets and the impact of regulation on the energy sector. Students will work on specific projects to enhance their practical skills in the world of economics, business and governance by working with companies and...
Instructor: Michael LaBelle
Credits: 1.0
The course focuses on key topics of contemporary European security policy, with a clear focus on the EU. The course will examine concepts & theories used to make sense of EU security policy; the European External Action Service (EU diplomatic service); big & small states in EU security policy; EU strategy; resilience...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
The course focuses on key topics of contemporary European security policy, with a clear focus onthe EU. The course will examine concepts & theories used to make sense of EU security policy; theEuropean External Action Service (EU diplomatic service); big & small states in EU security policy;EU strategy; resilience as...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
For the first time in its history, the European Union finds itself facing Russia, China, and the United States; none of them are particularly friendly. The chilling of the external environment comes at a conjuncture of internal crises: Brexit, anti-EU, nationalist movements in member states, the declining faith of pro...
Instructor: Daniel Izsak
Credits: 4.0
elective for: MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets, MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)Presentation of the major issues in fiscal policy and public financial management: theoretical foundations, empirical measurement, institutional solutions
Instructor: Balázs Romhányi
Credits: 4.0
This course will examine the historical foundations of the contemporary international system to provide a new vantage point from which to evaluate present-day international relations.  Specifically, the course will examine the roots of contemporary international politics in the “Global Transformation” of the...
Instructor: Mate Nikola Tokic
Credits: 4.0
This course presents systematic explanation of the emergence of the global economy. This course is prepared as a broad introduction to the topics at the centre of policy debates, which the student - who may one day be involved in policy making in different contexts - might find useful. The course is taught in non-...
Credits: 4.0
elective for MA in Economic Policy in Global Markets and MA in Global Economic Relations ( Full Time)This course will introduce students to the theory, practice and reform of healthcare systems.  We will examine how such systems supposed to work, how they actually work, and how they can and cannot be reformed.  ...
Instructor: Peter Mihalyi
Credits: 4.0
The course should be of interest to those who think, or have a feeling, that our neoliberal world is not, or should not be, the unsurpassable horizon of thinking and acting. At the same time, it should also be of interest to those who think with Hegel and Fukuyama that humankind’s ideological development has come to...
Instructor: Michael Merlingen
Credits: 4.0
In this course of comparative political economy we address why globalization has not lead to unification along US/UK lines, as postulated by most of the IR literature. We first address how economic systems evolve, then go through a series of case studies presenting the east Asian, Latin American, African and east...
Instructor: László Csaba
Credits: 4.0
The world has become less predictable and more turbulent in recent years with the Syrian crisis, the increased irregular migration, terrorism on the rise again and new resource and climate change disputes. The course investigates the role of international law in mitigating the tensions and maintaining its regulatory...
Instructor: Boldizsár Nagy
Credits: 4.0
core for : MA is Economic Policy in Global Markets 1st yrelective for : MA in Global Economic Relation ( Full Time) The course is student centred. It will explore a wide range of contemporary issues regarding policies and institutions.  Students will be expected to address real life economic policy problems, drawing...
Instructor: Jacek Rostowski
Credits: 3.0
The course will be delivered by a handful of internationally well know experts in a given well specifiedfield of economic policy.
Instructor: László Mátyás
Credits: 2.0
Elective courseIn Program MA in Global Economic Relations elective only for Full Time students.A policy-design and practice-orientated course on macroeconomics, monetary and fiscal policy, budget planning and execution, subsovereign finance, regulation and supervision of financial institutions, corporate and financial...
Instructor: Lajos Bokros
Credits: 4.0
Questions of nationalism, populism and ethnic conflict reemerged in the 1990s as the European Union prepared to open its doors to ten countries in Central and Eastern Europe. Many of these countries contained minorities that had endured decades of economic or social discrimination. In the context of political...
Instructor: Erin Kristin Jenne
Credits: 4.0
This course will introduce students to the design and implementation of modern fiscal frameworks with a special emphasis on the euro area. The current explosion of the number of independent fiscal institutions (fiscal councils) worldwide reflects an emerging consensus among economists that independent fiscal watchdogs...
Instructor: Ludovit Odor
Credits: 2.0
This course is a graduate-level seminar that introduces students to contemporary research on the political economy of development. The course takes an interdisciplinary approach and examines readings from both economics and political science. The materials cover the following three components: i) the theoretical...
Instructor: Xiang Li
Credits: 4.0
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is more than a persistent struggle for control over land or a religious clash. It also serves different functions for outside actors who inject the conflict with their own meanings and pursue their own interests. Conversely, the conflict is projected outwards, with ideas, identities...
Instructor: Yoav Galai
Credits: 4.0