International Relations

Course Information
TitleΔιεθνείς Σχέσεις / International Relations
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorVemund Aarbakke
Course ID100001040

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Politikṓn Epistīmṓn 2023-sīmera

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course familiarises the student with the study of International Relations as an academic discipline.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is a general introduction to the study of international relations, and its evolution as an academic discipline since the early 20th century. We will cover the most prominent theoretical approaches from models that takes national interest as their point of departure to attempts of finding more satisfactory ways to regulate the relations between states. Finally, we will review the various contemporary challenges to the world order. The course will help the student to become acquainted with the terminology and way of thinking that have been dominant in international relations.
International Relations
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
John Baylis & Steve Smith (επιμ.) - Πρόλογος: Κώστας Υφαντής, Η Παγκοσμιοποίηση της Διεθνούς Πολιτικής - Μια εισαγωγή στις διεθνείς σχέσεις, Επίκεντρο, 2 εκ. 2012. Θεόδωρος Kουλουμπής, Διεθνείς Σχέσεις - Eξουσία και Δικαιοσύνη, Παπαζήση, 2008 Αλέξης Ηρακλείδης, Η Διεθνής Κοινωνία και οι θεωρίες των Διεθνών Σχέσεων, Ι. Σιδέρης, 2000.
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