International Organizations

Course Information
TitleΔιεθνείς Οργανισμοί / International Organizations
FacultySocial and Economic Sciences
SchoolPolitical Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Gaitenidis
Course ID600014978

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīma Politikṓn Epistīmṓn 2023-sīmera

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective CoursesSpring-4

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Understand the basic concepts of current international order, in particular of the operation and actions of international organizations, and relate these concepts to the national context, being able to analyze the interaction between the international level with national actions. Compare key features of major international organizations.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on the legal and political issues arising from the development and operation of international intergovernmental organizations and the implications of their operation in international relations and international politics. In particular, it examines the operation of the major international organizations (focusing on the UN system, the Bretton Woods institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank and the WTO).It examines both the structure and institutional features as well as the functioning of these organizations in today's world. It analyzes the political aspects governing their operation (possibly with examples and study cases) and the implications for the national context. Particular attention is given to the interaction between decisions of international organizations and the national framework. Each week the course will deal with a specific international organization, whether global (including the UN, World Bank, World Health Organization, International Labor Office and World Trade Organization) or regional (such as the African Union, the ASEAN or the OAS).
international organisations, international society, intergovernmental organisations, UN system.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment200.7
Written assigments491.8
Student Assessment
Tests during the course. Papers - whether individual or collective. Final exams.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Νάσκου-Περράκη Παρούλα, Αντωνόπουλος Κωνσταντίνος , Σαρηγιαννίδης Μιλτιάδης: Διεθνείς οργανισμοί. Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα,
Additional bibliography for study
Α. Μπρεδήμας, Γ. Κυριακόπουλος, Δίκαιο των Διεθνών Οργανισμών, Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, 2016.
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