Courses

Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe course provides a contextual analysis of major political ideologies such as liberalism, conservatism, socialism, communism, anarchism, nationalism, fascism, populism, neoliberalism,...
Instructor: Andras Bozoki
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 courseThis course provides an introduction to the relationship between national tensions and international conflict in Europe from the beginning of the First World War and the end of the Second...
Instructor: Julian Casanova
Credits: 2.0
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
The course will acquaint the students with the functions and working of legislative bodies and would offer both theoretical and practical insights into legislative politics. It will deal with the internal structure of legislatives, committees and committee power, house rules and voting procedures, deliberative...
Instructor: Tamas Meszerics
Credits: 4.0
What values should our political institutions promote? One way to address this question looks at how our values were defended and articulated in the past. Thinking about the past can provide important insights of how we should live together. This course reviews some of the major figures in modern political thought...
Instructor: Andres Moles
Credits: 2.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe course provides classic and contemporary texts and analyses of different forms of political and social change. The discussion of modernization, dependency and world system theories...
Instructor: Andras Bozoki
Credits: 4.0
The course will discuss current approaches about the normative significance and requirements of political equality. Almost everyone today accepts at a minimum that political equality requires granting each sane adult person a vote and the liberty to run for office. However, there is disagreement about further, more...
Instructor: Zoltan Miklosi
Credits: 2.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseTaking the EU  as an evolving polity,the course aims at exploring the logic of policy-making in the EU and the dynamics of the process  of integration  by analyzing the...
Instructor: Attila Folsz
Credits: 4.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseResistance 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
Instructor: Gabor Toka , Guest Lecturer
Credits: 2.0
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 Master of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program In the course an overview is given of the actual state of the art of text analysis mainly within research in political science, sociology and communication studies. This overview is based on the literature....
Instructor: Roel Popping
Credits: 2.0
Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective courseMaster of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective courseThe 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
Credits: 0.5
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
The course intends to give a comprehensive introduction to the history of utopian literature with a perspective that integrates literary criticism and hermeneutics with the ideas and methods of political science. In the analysis of utopias profit is drawn from the fact that in this genre literature and social sciences...
Instructor: Zsolt Czigányik
Credits: 2.0