30 hours

Credit value: 8 ECTS


The course analyses the meaning of globalisation and in particular, its historiographic periodization, the political and cultural implications of its use, as well as illustrating certain historiographic patterns related to the global socio-economic processes. The course deals with the development of the EU and its common market, the EURO and the (socio-economic) implications of the last financial and economic crises in different parts of the world.

Learning Outcomes and Objectives

After taking this course, you will gain:

  1. Knowledge of global socio-economic processes
  2. The ability to apply and integrate this knowledge into wider study contexts, and in particular, manage its complexity in a research context
  3. The necessary competencies to communicate clearly and autonomously the acquired knowledge

Teaching and Learning Methods

Frontal teaching, working in smaller groups or pair work, independent student work, e-learning, case studies, debates, talks from companies, role-plays


Longer written casework, shorter written casework, written exam.

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The course is taught by:

Gorazd Justinek – EMUNI