Internationale organisationer


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The module comprises a course and an individual take-home assignment.

Learning objectives


The student must attain

Knowledge and understanding of:

  • civil society, private and public international organizations, including non-governmental organizations, social movements, and their significance to the international society.


The student must attain

Skills in:

  • understanding and describing the role of international organizations in the international society

  • understanding, describing and analyzing the structure and work processes of international organizations.


The student must attain

Competencies in:

  • working with relevant theories for analyzing organizational and institutional issues

  • selecting and describing relevant methods for analyzing and describing organizational issues

  • communicating ideas and arguments on organizational and institutional issues in a well- argued and articulate academic written and spoken language.



Name of examInternational Organizations
Type of exam
Written exam
The examination is an individual take-home assignment; the content of the assignment must demonstrate that the student has achieved the above-mentioned learning objectives. The exact content of the assignment will be determined by the course instructor at the start of the semester. The assignment paper must comprise a maximum of twelve pages.
The assignment paper will be evaluated by the examiner; in case of a fail grade, the assignment paper will also be evaluated by an internal censor.
Any re-examinations will be held in accordance with the above guidelines on the basis of a revised assignment paper.
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleInternational Organizations
Module codeBALISE201823
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Education ownerBachelor of Arts (BA) in Language and International Studies, English
Study BoardStudy Board of International and Cross‐Cultural Studies
DepartmentDepartment of Culture and Learning
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences and Humanities