POLKVA33 International Political Economy 5 ECTS
Implementation is also a part of open university teaching
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Politics
International Relations
Faculty of Management

Learning outcomes

After completing the course unit, the student perceives general structures of global economy, its central institutions and governance. The student understands how these structures have developed historically as significance of globalisation for international economy. At the same time the student is able to recognise political nature of questions which concern the organising and regulations of world economy, as interests of different actors to shape them. Moreover, the student is able to learn vocabulary of international political economy, and knows the most central theoretical approaches, which they can apply to new topics in the field.

Enrolment for University Studies

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PhD Mikael Wigell, Teacher responsible
Pami Aalto, Teacher responsible


4-Mar-2019 – 1-Apr-2019
Lectures 16 hours
Mon 4-Mar-2019 at 13-16, Linna K109
Mon 11-Mar-2019 at 13-17, Pinni A3111
Mon 18-Mar-2019 - 1-Apr-2019 weekly at 13-16, Linna K109
Mon 8-Apr-2019 at 13-16, Main building C6


Numeric 1-5.

Further information

Compulsory preceding studies: POLPOP01 Introduction to International Relations, or equivalent studies at sending institution (exchange students).