International Relations of European Union

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Relations of European Union

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    European Studies, International Relations

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    In a globalizing world, international relations scholars and theory mainly cover the sovereign state actors such as the US, China, and Russia. This course wishes to address the understanding the European Union and its international relations. It will be helpful for students who would like to gain some understandings about the EU’s global affairs.  In this course, we are looking at the major parts of EU’s international relations: Frameworks, Institutions and Processes, Activities and Impact and Evaluation.


    As successful participants of this course, you will,

    • have understood basic understandings of the EU’s international relations;  
    • have gained knowledge of the EU’s roles in the global society;      
    • be able to assess and discuss EU’s international policies and instruments
    • have practice in mastering skills such as presentation and research skills in the areas of IR and policy studies.


    For this course, there are no specific textbooks. But, I will upload pdf of the readings on the blackboard by the end of Week 1, so please download it from there.


Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations