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Global Challenges: Society, Politics, Environment

Tuition fee €3,000 per year
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Overview

The aim of this bachelor degree programme is to provide students with an interdisciplinary approach to tackle political, social and environmental global challenges in a holistic fashion. Using the fields of study of political science, environmental studies, social anthropology and sociology, this program encourages students to pull theories across disciplines together. The programme is unique in 1. Addressing the contemporary challenges in global world on macro, mezzo and micro level of individuals, social structures, and policies, 2. Incorporating the interdisciplinary approach, and 3. Stressing the variety of research methods and tools for understanding global issues and training students. Students after graduation are able to participate in processing primary forms of analytical knowledge and are competent in social science research and analysis. During the study, students will acquire the ability to work with information – evaluate and put information in context. They will learn to understand the world around them and to see related issues and problems from different perspectives.

Programme structure

1. semester
Academic Skills Central Europe: Politics and Society Introduction to Global Challenges Seminar: Introduction to Global Challenges Changing urban and rural environments – global challenges, local experiences and contested futures Culture and Politics of Populism Money: Politics, Society and Environment

2. semester
Fundamentals in Political Science and Security Studies Introduction to Methodology of Social Sciences Key Concepts in Environmental studies Main Issues in Sociology Climate Change: Environment, Politics, and Society Inequalities in Global Societies: Ethnicity, Class, Gender It’s fake news! Understanding Social-Ecological and Technological Systems

3. semester
Globalization and its challenges Qualitative Methodology in Action Selected Chapters from Social Anthropology Culture, Nature, Technology Environment and Education Global Radicalization and Extremism

4. semester
Migration and Displacement Quantitative Methodology in Action Social Movements: Multidisciplinary Approach Communism: Politics, Culture and Society Global Issues in Social Antrhopology Nationalism: Culture, Society, Politics, and Environment

5. semester
Combating Global Political and Security Challenges and Risks: Practical Workshop Combating Global Social Challenges and Risks: Practical Workshop Diploma seminar I: Thesis proposal Environmental history Global Networks and Cultural War

6. semester
Combating Global Environmental Challenges and Risks: Practical Workshop Diploma seminar II: Thesis writing Future Challenges: Food, Work, Shelter Global Challenges from the Perspective of Population Studies Global Security Policy Power, Governance and Global Justice

Career opportunities

Students graduating from the Global Challenges programme can find employment in governmental agencies, research institutions, non-governmental agencies, and non-profit organizations, as well as continue their education into a specialized master programme. Additionally, skills learned through this program (problem solving, analytical work, communication, data collection, project management, team work, interpretation, etc) will help them in any other field or occupation they choose.

Apply now! Fall semester 2024
Pre-deadline
1 Jul 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
1 Jul 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
16 Sept 2024
Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application period has ended
Studies commence
4 Feb 2024
Apply now! Fall semester 2024
Pre-deadline
1 Jul 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
1 Jul 2024, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
16 Sept 2024
Apply now! Spring semester 2024
Application period has ended
Studies commence
4 Feb 2024
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