Modern Technologies, Political Theories and International Relations. The Role of Artificial Intelligence

Course Information
TitleΝέες Τεχνολογίες, Πολιτικές Θεωρίες και Διεθνείς Σχέσεις: ο Ρόλος της Τεχνητής Νοημοσύνης / Modern Technologies, Political Theories and International Relations. The Role of Artificial Intelligence
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorThemistoklis Tzimas
Course ID600018987

Programme of Study: UPS School of Political Sciences (2014-today)

Registered students: 22
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
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)
General Prerequisites
No special prerequisites, beyond the expected interest in politics and history.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Reading Assigment692.5
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
N. Bostrom, SuperintelligencePaths, Dangers, Strategies, (2014, Oxford University Press) M. Tegmark, Life 3.0, Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence, (Random House, 2017, Grk. Edition) Horowitz, M. (2018) “Artificial Intelligence, International Competition, and the Balance of Power,” Texas National Security Review [link] [PDF] Baum, S. (2017), “A Survey of Artificial General Intelligence Projects for Ethics, Risk, and Policy” [PDF Η διδασκαλία θα βασίζεται σε μεγάλο βαθμό αρχικά σε άρθρα
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