Courses

Disclosure: International Relations Careers may be compensated by course providers.

Understanding International Relations Theory

HSE University is one of Russia’s most prestigious research institutions, which was founded in 1992 to foster innovative research and teaching in economics and related fields, and it is now offering a course in International Relations Theory that should appeal to anybody interested in the subject.

The course focuses on the challenges of peace and war, foreign policy decision-making, and other aspects of international relations theory as a part of social science and as an analytical framework. The course blends a historical perspective with an examination of contemporary political issues. The historical section depicts the history of international relations theory from a subset of political philosophy to its development as a distinct area of political science, which is critical to comprehending the main concepts of international relations. The lectures also provide a comprehensive overview of current ideas and debates in the field of current political issues such as terrorism, China’s and other rising powers’ growth, and the US-Russian rivalry.

The 12-week course takes about 24 hours to complete and is taught by professors Timofei Bordachev and Dmitrii Suslov. The course videos are translated in numerous languages.

HSE University
International_Relations
24 hours
Coursera

Study International Relations at Top Universities

Contemporary Issues in World Politics

Free to audit

Paid certificate

Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World

Free to audit

Paid certificate

Business, International Relations and the Political Economy

Paid

International Relations: China, Russia, the US and the Future of Geopolitics

Paid