Courses

Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course This course focuses on the ways contemporary democracies are scrutinized, analyzed, evaluated, and innovations proposed in the field of comparative politics. We approach this broad...
Credits: 2.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - core courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course The aims of this course consist in making students familiar with the basic rules of doing comparative research and introducing them to the most influential approaches and salient topics in...
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe bulk of this course will be dedicated to the discussion of global distributive justice, or the ground and extent of the duties of individuals and political institutions to...
Instructor: Zoltan Miklosi
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course This course focuses on the Political Economy of the Global Recession discussing the main factors that have lead to the crisis and their long-term consequences. We approach each week’s...
Instructor: Laura von Daniels , Laura von Daniels
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course   This course aims to explore the causes of development and underdevelopment across countries and over time. After the conceptual introduction the non-institutional explanations of...
Instructor: Laura von Daniels
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe course intends to acquaint the students with certain aspects of foreign policy analysis. It will emphasize those approaches that focus on the instrumental rationality or...
Instructor: Tamas Meszerics
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - core courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe study of politics includes not only how the political world operates, but also how it ought to operate. The course focuses on John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice and some of the most...
Instructor: Andres Moles
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThis course is designed to discuss different forms of political change from theoretical and historical-comparative perspective. In the first part of the semester we examine general...
Instructor: Andras Bozoki
Credits: 4.0
This MA-level seminar provides an overview of the main topics, approaches and methodologies in the study of political communication. We will explore the range of actors involved in political communication and how the information flows between them matter for democracy. We will critically examine key concepts such as...
Instructor: Marina Popescu
Credits: 2.0
Over the last four decades, the world has witnessed the transition of political regimes from different forms of autocracy to various new types of political regimes. The current situation provides ground for disparate, and sometimes outright contradictory, diagnoses about the present state of democracy aroudn the globe...
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective coursePolitical parties are crucial players in the process of modern mass democracies. Most dilemmas that challenge contemporary societies are reflected in their internal life and in their...
Instructor: Zsolt Enyedi
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - mandatory elective course Since antiquity philosophers have struggled to answer some fundamental normative political questions: why do we live in political communities? What makes the exercise of...
Instructor: Merten Reglitz
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe course considers the European Union, as an evolving polity. It aims at exploring the logic of policy-making in the EU and the dynamics of the European integration process the by...
Instructor: Attila Folsz
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course Resistance and collaboration are among the most debated concepts that feature in confrontational political situations. The course will depart from the European experience during the...
Instructor: Tamas Meszerics
Credits: 4.0
This course introduces participants into the study of contentious politics and socialmovements. It focuses on contentious civil society and in particular on responses to social andpolitical dislocation in various historical periods and distinct parts of the world. With BarringtonMoore we ask: “why people so often put...
Instructor: Béla Greskovits
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course The aim of the course is to provide an introduction to the conceptualization of the modern welfare state from the three distinct perspectives of citizenship, historicity, and...
Instructor: Julia Szalai
Credits: 2.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - core courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - mandatory elective courseComparative Politics is a very wide field, but it has a clear focus: the analysis of the logics of macro-political processes through the contrast of political systems. The relevant...
Instructor: Zsolt Enyedi
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseWhile most courses focus on either the domestic or the foreign policy aspect of U.S. politics, our starting assumption is that it is impossible to have a sound grasp of either side...
Credits: 4.0