One of the oldest academic disciplines, going back to the time of Aristotle, Political Science studies the workings of the state, government and politics. Some areas of specialization offered at universities and colleges in Political Science courses include democracy, conflict intervention and resolution, culture and business around the world, international cooperation, managing reform and more. Political Science courses are suited to working professionals seeking further qualifications or professional development, full time students, or anyone with an academic or personal interest in the subject.
Catering to students in a wide variety of academic and professional situations, Political Science courses are available for part time, full time or online study. Political Science courses can last for a few days to a year and some culminate with granting a diploma or certificate to successful graduates. Offered at academic institutions around the world, you can find Political Science courses in Costa Rica, China, Russia, Italy, Poland, Turkey, the USA and in other locations as well.
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The Winter School at the Geneva School of Diplomacy (GSD) offers a unique exposure to the world of International Relations and the driving actors within. Participants will enjoy the flexibility of a programme that combines specialized lectures and practical skills courses. We provide professionals with the opportunity to meet other (prominent) actors in the field and gain insight into the real work taking place in international organisations based in Geneva. [+]
Two weeks of intensive study on the EU decision-making process, geared towards students that have a background in (international) politics and/or (European) law. As of 2012, the Summer School corresponds to 5 ECTS-credits. [+]
Earn credits and discover Russia at HSE's International Summer University in Moscow and St. Petersburg [+]
Each summer, undergraduate and graduate students and professionals from all over the world come to Moscow for English-taught courses with HSE’s top professors. Courses focus on the politics, history, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia, and also include computer science, mathematics, social sciences, the humanities, and Russian language.
Students design their own study plans based on their interests and the number of credits they wish to earn. Special modules are offered at HSE’s St. Petersburg campus, so that international students can experience Russia’s two capital cities in one summer.
Dates: June 20 – August 20, 2016
Fee: 150 USD per academic credit ... [-]
El objetivo del curso es presentar en perspectiva comparada algunos aspectos de los procesos políticos de Argentina, Chile y Brasil y Venezuela desde 1950 a la actualidad. El curso combina la presentación histórica con el análisis de los fenómenos a partir de los enfoques teóricos propios de la ciencia política. Estos son la teoría de la modernización, el neo-institucionalismo, el enfoque de los clivajes y la teoría de la acción colectiva. [+]
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a basic understanding of foreign affairs and introduce you to the fundamental principles of international relations within the political science framework. [+]
This course focuses on analyzing health systems in fragile and conflict-affected environments, using appropriate tools, and reviews the main system components. [+]
Rebuilding resilient Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected Environments addresses the short-term and long-term needs of a fragile state’s health system. [+]
What are the key issues in addressing governance challenges in fragile and conflict-affected environments? What are the consequences of health financing policies and what are the opportunities for developing an effective health workforce in countries emerging from crisis? [+]
The School of Politics and International Relations is one of the most dynamic places to study Politics and International Relations. We combine high-quality teaching with cutting-edge research in a supportive environment [+]
Explores the historical and theoretical foundations of criminal and transitional justice efforts and provides participants with an introduction to judicial and non-judicial mechanisms available to ensure accountability, serve justice and achieve reconciliation. [+]
Develops skills for humanitarian programme managers to to successfully negotiate with a multitude of actors. Through lectures and case studies, participants learn to design a negotiation strategy that is adapted to a specific context and takes into account short, mid-and long-term outcomes. [+]
African Leadership Academy Model African Union (ALAMAU) is a simulation of the African Union, providing a platform for young leaders to explore the inner workings of the African Union, and to practice international diplomacy by assuming the roles of African leaders. [+]
The Russian Far East Study course is an overview of the history of the Russian Far East, its economic, geographical situation and current importance as a transport hub with substantial natural resources. [+]
Course structure: The course is devoted to the experience of development of Russian historical science in the political conditions of soviet and contemporary Russian époque. It presents the main problems of historical researches concerned the political [+]
Course - Historical science and political practice in Russia
Time of course: Spring
Course structure: The course is devoted to the experience of development of Russian historical science in the political conditions of soviet and contemporary Russian époque. It presents the main problems of historical researches concerned the political, economical and intellectual history of Russia during the period of XIX – XX centuries. In the terms of historiographic sources there will be analyzed not only the scientific works (books, articles) but also the works of political and ideological leaders made the great influence on the soviet historical science. ... [-]