Bachelor in International Relations

The program is based on the studies of the economic and political dimensions of the Brazilian insertion in the international market and its impacts in the social and economic development. The program aims to instruct professionals to understand the globalized economy challenges and international political scenario, in special in these four areas of knowledge: Energy and Natural Resources Geopolitics; Productivity Globalization, Science, Technology and Innovation; South American Cultural, Political and Economic Integration, Global Governance and Power Relationships. The students will have the necessary knowledge to fully understand international matters in its economic, political, historical, cultural and social contexts; to have communication, oral and writing expression abilities; to evaluate and propose international interventions; to develop decision making capacity and process management.

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Required Courses

Fundamentals of MathematicsTaught in English
Social Structure and Dynamics
Introduction to Probability and StatisticsTaught in English
Cenceptual Bases of Energy
Final Project I (International Relations)
Final Project II (International Relations)
International System Formation
Introduction to Economics
Ethics and Justice
Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences
Trajectories of the Science, Technology & Innovation Policies in Brazil
Analysis of the Contemporary International Conjecture
Political Economy of the Global Food Security
International Political Economy of Energy
State and Economic Development in ContemporaryBrazil
Historical Formation of Latin America
Political Geography
Globalization and the Processes of Regional Integration
Introduction to Law
Foreign Policy of the United States and the European Union
International Relations and Globalization
International Security in Historical Perspective and Comtemporary Challanges
Public International Law
International financial system: from Bretton Woods to the non-system
The UN system and the challenges of multilateralism
Global Organized Civil Society
Appearance of China as a World Power
Critical Thinking in International Relations
History of Brazilian Foreign Policy
Contemporary Brazilian Foreign Policy
History of the Third World
International Trajectories of the African Continent
Human Rights International Regime and the Brazilian Performance
Research Methodology in International Relations
Territory and Society

Elective Courses

History of Brazil’s performance in the processes of South-American integration
Public Governance, Democracy and Politics in Territories
Metaphysical Problems - Contemporany Perspective
Conflicts on the cyberspace: activism and war in the cybernetic webs
Culture, identity, and politics in Latin America
From Mercosul, Unasul, to Celac
Challenges of the Pre-salt layer and Brazil’s international insertion
Dynamics of the International Productive Investments
Dynamics and challenges of the migratory processes
Nuclear Energy and International Relations
History of Brazil’s performance in the processes of South-American integration
International negotiations, intellectual property and technological transference
OPEC’s trajectory and the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Development trajectory of the petroleum exporting countries
Trajectory of the productive investments made in Brazil and by Brazil
South American Public Policies
Regimes of International environmental negotiation and the Brazilian performance
Regimes of international commercial negotiation and the Brazilian role
Regimes of international financial negotiation and the Brazilian performance
Productive Mobilization of the Territories and Local Development