Political Sciences

PHILOSOPHY OF POLITICAL HISTORY, THEORY AND PRACTICE

  • Political philosophy, past and present; past and current political principles of politics.

POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES IN THE MODERN WORLD

  • Anarchism, communism, capitalism, Marxism, socialism, conservatism, liberalism, nationalism, environmentalism.

POLITICAL ETHICS AND SOCIOLOGY

  • Citizen participation in politics, liberty, human rights, equality, identity, structure of society, gender, public opinion, ethics.

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND POLICY

  • Governmental decision-making: regulations, systems and practices to implement decisions, distribution of resources, evaluation of results.

ELECTIONS AND LEGISLATIVE PROCESSES

  • Voting, campaigning, election process, information delivery by mass media in the political process.

HISTORY AND THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

  • Theories  of leadership, and social construction, and history.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CONCEPTS

  • National  sovereignty and interests, power, interdependence of states, individuals.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND INSTITUTIONS

  • Interstate  groups, economic institutions, legal organizations, security on a regional basis, status of NGOs.

COMPARATIVE POLITICS

  • Methods  and strategies; political system types, comparison of systems.

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

  • Politics  of developing and developed countries; European state integration; national and foreign policies.

CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND MAINTAINING POLITICAL ORDER

  • War and peace; changing areas of conflict; emergence and destruction of  states; areas of conflict; refugees; nationalism; terrorism; ethnic conflict; role of the military.