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Master Level - Stand-Alone Modules / Single Courses

We offer all modules of our blended learning master program as individual vocational training options. If for example you wish to learn more about migration processes and policies, the role of urban centers in global governance, or the role of information technologies and e-activism, join our International Relations Online modules and earn ECTS credits that will be recognized in full-fledged master programs at a possible later stage. Have a look at the modules below and contact us for more information via sabine.pag@fu-berlin.de and +49 30 838 54033.

How to register?

Please complete the registration form and submit it. Please include the following documents within the form:

Curriculum vitae (in English) First university degree certificate Letter of motivation (up to 500 words, in English) If English is not your first language, a language certificate verifying English proficiency is required (TOEFL, IELTS, or equivalent). 



For one stand-alone module, the tuition fee is 1,195 €.  For each additional stand-alone module you will receive a 20 percent discount. Members of the “CGP Alumni e.V.” receive a 25 percent discount on the first stand-alone module and a 35 percent discount for each additional module.


Single Courses / Modules starting soon!

Policy Issues: Conflict Management and Reconciliation (8 ECTS) - Starting in Juli 2015

This module explains the basic theories dealing with conflict management. Case studies illustrate various phenomena, options for action, and consequences. As conflict managers to be, you will learn useful tactics and strategies to enhance planning and policy-making in conflict and post-conflict management. The module will introduce you to sources and legacies of conflicts, and ways to cope with them.

Global Flows: ICT Powered Governance Modes (8 ECTS) - Starting in Juli 2015

Information and communication technologies – globalized media structures, the Internet and social media, satellite imagery and GIS applications – open up new ways of communication, interaction, and organization of collective action in global politics. You will learn about the influence of new information and communication technologies on international relations. Furthermore, you will be able to recognize and evaluate new forms and processes of governance that become possible because of changing communication channels.

Lost in Transformation (8 ECTS) - Starting in Juli 2015

Within this module the decolonization movement and the non-aligned movement in the Cold War, the wave of democratization in Latin America in the 1960s, the dissolution of the Soviet Union in the beginning of the 1990s, the recent color revolutions in Eastern Europe, as well as the Arab Spring revolutions will be looked at from a comparative perspective. What has guided these transformations, how was social change induced in each of these regions? Were the transformations driven from above or below? Were external or internal factors crucial for bringing about social change? What were the major challenges and impediments? Looking at these transformations from a comparative perspective enables you to make general statements about the process of social and political change in different areas and regions of the world.

Changing Pattern of Governance: Coping with Global Risks and Uncertainties (8 ECTS) - Starting in Juli 2015

Within this module you will get to know the conventional approaches to security politics as well as new concepts and risks concerning security and be able to analyze them. The theoretical section places the focus on four different conflict situations (war, civil war, terrorism, and ethnic conflict), which are explained in-depth. The module concludes with a longer section on the different approaches to security. War, defense mechanisms, and peace-keeping efforts are among the subjects that are broached within this module.


  • Distance learning single courses International Relations