International Political Economy


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • basic approaches to international economics, the connection of international economics to national and international political trends as well as issues in international law and relations.


  • comprehending important events on the contemporary international stage from political- economic perspectives.


  • reflecting and describing the implications of developments in international political economy for the international social, cultural, and political environment.

Extent and expected workload




Name of examInternational Political Economy
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an exam portfolio; the content of the portfolio must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives and has participated actively in course activities. The requirements for the contents of the portfolio will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner.
Any re-examinations will be held in held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised exam portfolio.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleInternational politisk √łkonomi
Module codeBALISE201831
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Language and International Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Global Studies
FacultyThe Faculty of Humanities