NGOs and Global Governance

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    NGOs and Global Governance

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    International Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

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

    Course Overview
    This course is an introductory course on Global Governance and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). As the world continues to intertwine and the power shifts from nation-states to international organizations, it is becoming more important to understand.
    The concepts of Global Governance and NGOs in the contemporary world. The main objectives of the course are to provide students with a general overview of these new concepts and to help students understand the growing importance of the role of non-state actors in the international arena. The course will also discuss current international issues such as political and economic development, the environment and human rights. In addition, it offers students an opportunity to refine presentation and discussion skills.


    • Ahmed, NGOs in International Politics
    • Ba, Global Governance
    • DeMars, NGOs and Transnational Networks
    • Fisher, Non-Governments
    • Karns and Mingst, Understanding Global Governance
    • Love, Beyond Sovereignty
    • Pease, International Organizations
    • Willetts, Non-Governmental Organizations in World Politics

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