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Academic year 2014-2015Value date : 01/10/2014

Faculty of Law and School of criminology

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Master en sciences politiques, orientation générale, à finalité spécialisée en relations internationales
Or
Th
Pr
Au
Credits

First Year

Students have the possibility, with the Faculty's agreement, within a compulsory course to follow a course in the corresponding subject in a partner university through an exchange programme such as Erasmus.

Compulsory courses

Even years

SPOL0011-1

Theories of the international relations - Sébastian Santander (Even years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

SPOL2319-1

Methods of futurology and strategic analysis - Sébastien Brunet (Even years)

30
-
-
5

Odd years

SPOL0959-1

Populism and the extreme right in Europe and the United States - Jérôme Jamin (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2201-3

Comparative Political Regimes - Pierre Verjans (Odd years)
Q1
45
-
-
5

Optional courses

Choose one of the following courses :

LANG0913-1

English - Module 1 : Reading of scientific texts (english language) - Frédéric Depas
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0914-1

English - Module 2 : Listening comprehension, taking notes and lectures (english language) - Kevin Heyeres
Q2
30
-
-
5

LANG1998-2

Dutch (Level C) - Claudine Colin
TA
60
-
-
5

Choose courses totalling 30 ECTS out of the following :

Notice choose at most one cours from the list below by year of registration

Transversal skills

DSTG0008-1

Placement - Collégialité, Jérôme Jamin

-
-
-
10

Notice For the selected students, interuniversity or international competitive examination replace the placement.

DROI2330-3

International humanitarian law - Fleur Collienne, Vincent Guerra, Marine Wery, Isaline Wittorski

45
-
-
5

SPOL0097-1

International Economic Institutions - Philippe Vincent (Odd years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

SOCI0085-1

Practicing the questionnaire survey - Sébastien Fontaine, Marc Jacquemain
TA
10
20
-
5

SOCI0022-1

Epistemology of social sciences - Marc Jacquemain

45
-
-
5

SOCI0002-1

Sociology of Ideologies - Marc Jacquemain
Q1
30
-
-
3

SPOL2336-1

International negotiations : from theory to pratice - Sophie Wintgens

30
-
-
5

SPOL2337-1

Introduction to the energy policy of the European Union - Maxime Habran
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL2314-1

Comparative analysis of public policies - Catherine Fallon

30
-
-
5

SPOL2241-1

Urban Policy - Catherine Zwetkoff

45
-
-
5

SOCI0131-1

Sociology of Democratic Processes - Marc Jacquemain
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL0092-1

Memory and policy - Geoffrey Grandjean

30
-
-
5

SPOL0093-1

Opinion, attitudes and political behaviour - Geoffrey Grandjean

30
-
-
5

SPOL2237-1

African political science - Bob Kabamba  - [30h SEM] (Even years)
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2328-1

Contemporary theories and political doctrines - Jérôme Jamin (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SOCI0068-1

Power and Society in Modern and Contemporary China - Eric Florence
Q1
30
-
-
5

DROI1250-1

Legislative drafting - Eric Thibaut (Even years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

DROI2113-1

International public law - Franklin Dehousse - Suppl : Jean-Sébastien Jamart

60
-
-
5

ANTH0387-1

Postsocialist China and globalization : political and social dynamics - Eric Florence
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0913-1

English - Module 1 : Reading of scientific texts (english language) - Frédéric Depas
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0914-1

English - Module 2 : Listening comprehension, taking notes and lectures (english language) - Kevin Heyeres
Q2
30
-
-
5

LANG1998-2

Dutch (Level C) - Claudine Colin
TA
60
-
-
5

Focus : knowledge improvement

European policies

SPOL2211-1

What is at stake in our information society - Michel Hermans

30
-
-
5

SOCI0004-1

Migration Policies and Multiculturalism in the European Union (english language) - Marco Martiniello
Q1
30
-
-
5

SPOL0955-1

Advanced seminar in the space of freedom, security and justice - Roland Genson, Richard Szostak - [30h SEM] (Odd years)

-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2000-1

European integration and electronic media - Michel Hermans (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2321-1

International Relations of the European Union (english language) - Sébastian Santander (Odd years)

30
-
-
5


Public administration

ECON2264-1

Public choices and budgeting, Part 1 : Public choices analysis - Bernard Jurion

15
-
-
3

SPOL2243-1

Transformation process of public administration : Prospective views - Alain Vaessen (Even years)

45
-
-
5

SPOL2003-1

The Transformations of the Welfare State (english language) - Geoffroy Matagne

30
-
-
6

DROI2103-1

Legal and political aspects of public finance law - Marc Bourgeois - Suppl : Benoît Bayenet (Even years)

45
-
-
5

DROI3025-1

Social Aid Law - Jacques Fierens (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL2316-1

Principles of performance management in the public sector - Régis Colette (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0960-1

Practical seminar in public administration - Alain Vaessen (Odd years)

20
-
-
5

SPOL0029-1

Belgian political actors - Pierre Verjans

30
-
-
5

SPOL2209-3

Environmental and land policies - Quentin Michel - Suppl : Sophie Hanson (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2317-1

Gemeenterecht (dutch language) - Kris Wauters (Even years)

30
-
-
5

DROI1285-1

Municipal law - Ann-Lawrence Durviaux (Odd years)

30
-
-
5


International relations

SPOL2215-1

Elements of introduction to political Islam - Alain Grignard (Even years)

15
-
-
3

SPOL2235-1

Seminar on the international relations of the Western Mediteranean - Hassan Bousetta - [30h SEM]
Q2
-
-
[+]
5

SOCI2243-1

International co-operation sociology - Gautier Pirotte
Q1
45
-
-
6

CRIM0002-1

International Crime Issues - André Lemaître (Odd years)

30
-
-
6

SOCI0084-1

Thematic seminar : "Population, institutions and development in People's Republic of China" - Eric Florence - [30h SEM]
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL0375-1

Seminar on geopolitics of the Arabo-Muslim world - Alain Grignard (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0956-1

Non state actors of foreign policy : generalisation on the basis of the Post-Soviet case (english language) - Nina Bachkatov (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0095-1

Emerging powers and the challenges of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East - Kamal Bayramzadeh (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL0096-1

India: the strategy of a 'new power' in the international world order - Olivier Dupont

30
-
-
5


Maastricht - Science, Technology and Society (STS)

SPOL0085-1

Sience, Technology and Innovation policies - STI Policies (English/French) - Pierre Delvenne

30
-
-
5

SOCI1247-2

Seminar on science and society - Laurence Bouquiaux, Frédéric Claisse, Marc Jacquemain - [30h SEM]

-
-
[+]
5

SOCI0090-1

Actor-network sociology - François Melard

30
-
-
5

ENVT0027-1

Technical and environmental democracy - François Melard

15
10
-
5

ENVT0891-1

Seminar on the mapping of socio-technical controversies - Florence Caeymaex, Frédéric Claisse, François Melard, Julien Pieron

25
5
-
5

Additional course (outside the programme)

SPOL2327-1

Preparatory seminar for final dissertation - N...

-
-
-
5


Students are obliged to participate in preparatory seminars for their end of year dissertation. If they fail to do so, they will be ineligible for the final examinations. These seminars organised over the two years of the Masters are not subject to assessment.


Compulsory courses

Even years

SPOL2226-1

Seminar on international relations - Sébastian Santander - [30h SEM] (Even years)
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2212-1

Geopolitics of Russia and Eurasia (english language) - Nina Bachkatov (Even years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2322-1

Democracy in America (english language) - Jérôme Jamin (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

Odd years

SPOL2001-1

International strategic trade control regimes (english language) - Quentin Michel (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2309-1

Africa, international implications - Bob Kabamba  (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0925-1

Regionalism in World Politics - Sébastian Santander (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

Second Year

Compulsory courses

Students have the possibility, with the Faculty's agreement, within a compulsory course to follow a course in the corresponding subject in a partner university through an exchange programme such as Erasmus.

Even years

SPOL0011-1

Theories of the international relations - Sébastian Santander (Even years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

SPOL2319-1

Methods of futurology and strategic analysis - Sébastien Brunet (Even years)

30
-
-
5

Odd years

SPOL0959-1

Populism and the extreme right in Europe and the United States - Jérôme Jamin (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2201-3

Comparative Political Regimes - Pierre Verjans (Odd years)
Q1
45
-
-
5



DMEM0005-1

Final thesis - Collégialité

-
-
-
15

In order to prepare for this assessment, students are requested to follow a seminar preparing for scientific writing, Otherwise they will be ineligible for the final dissertation.

Additional course (outside the programme)

SPOL2327-1

Preparatory seminar for final dissertation - N...

-
-
-
5

Notice 
These seminars organised over the two years of the Masters are not subject to assessment.


Coordination : N.

Optional courses

Choose one of the following courses :

LANG0913-1

English - Module 1 : Reading of scientific texts (english language) - Frédéric Depas
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0914-1

English - Module 2 : Listening comprehension, taking notes and lectures (english language) - Kevin Heyeres
Q2
30
-
-
5

LANG0918-1

English - Module 3 - Seminar of English used in the human resources management - Emma Desforges, Victoria Purchon

30
-
-
5

LANG2949-1

Dutch (Level D) (dutch language) - Claudine Colin
TA
60
-
-
5

Choose courses totalling 15 ECTS out of the following :

Notice choose at most one cours from the list below by year of registration

Transversal skills

DSTG0008-1

Placement - Collégialité, Jérôme Jamin

-
-
-
10

Notice For the selected students, interuniversity or international competitive examination replace the placement.

DROI2330-3

International humanitarian law - Fleur Collienne, Vincent Guerra, Marine Wery, Isaline Wittorski

45
-
-
5

SPOL0097-1

International Economic Institutions - Philippe Vincent (Odd years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

SOCI0085-1

Practicing the questionnaire survey - Sébastien Fontaine, Marc Jacquemain
TA
10
20
-
5

SOCI0022-1

Epistemology of social sciences - Marc Jacquemain

45
-
-
5

SOCI0002-1

Sociology of Ideologies - Marc Jacquemain
Q1
30
-
-
3

SPOL2336-1

International negotiations : from theory to pratice - Sophie Wintgens

30
-
-
5

SPOL2337-1

Introduction to the energy policy of the European Union - Maxime Habran
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL2314-1

Comparative analysis of public policies - Catherine Fallon

30
-
-
5

SPOL2241-1

Urban Policy - Catherine Zwetkoff

45
-
-
5

SOCI0131-1

Sociology of Democratic Processes - Marc Jacquemain
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL0092-1

Memory and policy - Geoffrey Grandjean

30
-
-
5

SPOL0093-1

Opinion, attitudes and political behaviour - Geoffrey Grandjean

30
-
-
5

SPOL2237-1

African political science - Bob Kabamba  - [30h SEM] (Even years)
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2328-1

Contemporary theories and political doctrines - Jérôme Jamin (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SOCI0068-1

Power and Society in Modern and Contemporary China - Eric Florence
Q1
30
-
-
5

DROI1250-1

Legislative drafting - Eric Thibaut (Even years)
Q1
30
-
-
5

DROI2113-1

International public law - Franklin Dehousse - Suppl : Jean-Sébastien Jamart

60
-
-
5

ANTH0387-1

Postsocialist China and globalization : political and social dynamics - Eric Florence
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0913-1

English - Module 1 : Reading of scientific texts (english language) - Frédéric Depas
Q1
30
-
-
5

LANG0914-1

English - Module 2 : Listening comprehension, taking notes and lectures (english language) - Kevin Heyeres
Q2
30
-
-
5

LANG1998-2

Dutch (Level C) - Claudine Colin
TA
60
-
-
5

Focus : knowledge improvement

European policies

SPOL2211-1

What is at stake in our information society - Michel Hermans

30
-
-
5

SOCI0004-1

Migration Policies and Multiculturalism in the European Union (english language) - Marco Martiniello
Q1
30
-
-
5

SPOL0955-1

Advanced seminar in the space of freedom, security and justice - Roland Genson, Richard Szostak - [30h SEM] (Odd years)

-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2000-1

European integration and electronic media - Michel Hermans (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2321-1

International Relations of the European Union (english language) - Sébastian Santander (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

Public administration

ECON2264-1

Public choices and budgeting, Part 1 : Public choices analysis - Bernard Jurion

15
-
-
3

SPOL2243-1

Transformation process of public administration : Prospective views - Alain Vaessen (Even years)

45
-
-
5

SPOL2003-1

The Transformations of the Welfare State (english language) - Geoffroy Matagne

30
-
-
6

DROI2103-1

Legal and political aspects of public finance law - Marc Bourgeois - Suppl : Benoît Bayenet (Even years)

45
-
-
5

DROI3025-1

Social Aid Law - Jacques Fierens (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL2316-1

Principles of performance management in the public sector - Régis Colette (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0960-1

Practical seminar in public administration - Alain Vaessen (Odd years)

20
-
-
5

SPOL0029-1

Belgian political actors - Pierre Verjans

30
-
-
5

SPOL2209-3

Environmental and land policies - Quentin Michel - Suppl : Sophie Hanson (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2317-1

Gemeenterecht (dutch language) - Kris Wauters (Even years)

30
-
-
5

DROI1285-1

Municipal law - Ann-Lawrence Durviaux (Odd years)

30
-
-
5


International relations

SPOL2215-1

Elements of introduction to political Islam - Alain Grignard (Even years)

15
-
-
3

SPOL2235-1

Seminar on the international relations of the Western Mediteranean - Hassan Bousetta - [30h SEM]
Q2
-
-
[+]
5

SOCI2243-1

International co-operation sociology - Gautier Pirotte
Q1
45
-
-
6

CRIM0002-1

International Crime Issues - André Lemaître (Odd years)

30
-
-
6

SOCI0084-1

Thematic seminar : "Population, institutions and development in People's Republic of China" - Eric Florence - [30h SEM]
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL0375-1

Seminar on geopolitics of the Arabo-Muslim world - Alain Grignard (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0956-1

Non state actors of foreign policy : generalisation on the basis of the Post-Soviet case (english language) - Nina Bachkatov (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0095-1

Emerging powers and the challenges of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East - Kamal Bayramzadeh (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

SPOL0096-1

India: the strategy of a 'new power' in the international world order - Olivier Dupont

30
-
-
5


Maastricht - Science, Technology and Society (STS)

SPOL0085-1

Sience, Technology and Innovation policies - STI Policies (English/French) - Pierre Delvenne

30
-
-
5

SOCI1247-2

Seminar on science and society - Laurence Bouquiaux, Frédéric Claisse, Marc Jacquemain - [30h SEM]

-
-
[+]
5

SOCI0090-1

Actor-network sociology - François Melard

30
-
-
5

ENVT0027-1

Technical and environmental democracy - François Melard

15
10
-
5

ENVT0891-1

Seminar on the mapping of socio-technical controversies - Florence Caeymaex, Frédéric Claisse, François Melard, Julien Pieron

25
5
-
5

Compulsory courses

Even years

SPOL2226-1

Seminar on international relations - Sébastian Santander - [30h SEM] (Even years)
Q1
-
-
[+]
5

SPOL2212-1

Geopolitics of Russia and Eurasia (english language) - Nina Bachkatov (Even years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2322-1

Democracy in America (english language) - Jérôme Jamin (Even years)
Q2
30
-
-
5

Odd years

SPOL2001-1

International strategic trade control regimes (english language) - Quentin Michel (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL2309-1

Africa, international implications - Bob Kabamba  (Odd years)

30
-
-
5

SPOL0925-1

Regionalism in World Politics - Sébastian Santander (Odd years)

30
-
-
5


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