Bachelor in Political Science and International Relations (3 years) Curricula

Semester 3
Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
ECO 101 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I C Compulsory 3 5
PIR 201 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES C Compulsory 4 5
PIR 203 POLITICS AND INSTITUTIONS IN THE EU A Compulsory 3 5
PIR 205 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS B Compulsory 3 5
PIR 207 INTRODUCTION TO GAME THEORY WITH POLITICAL APPLICATIONS C Compulsory 3 5
PIR 231 US FOREIGN POLICY B Compulsory 3 5
PIR 233 POLITICS OF THE USA B Compulsory 3 5
PIR 235 EUROPE: POLITICS AND IDEAS A Compulsory 3 5
PIR 261 GOVERNMENT, POLITICS AND PUBLIC POLICY IN ALBANIA B Compulsory 4 5
PIR 263 PUBLIC OPINION ANALYSIS B Compulsory 3 5
XXX ELECTIVE I (FOREIGN LANGUAGE) E Elective 3 5

Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
FL 201 TURKISH I E Elective 3 5
FL 205 ITALIAN I E Elective 3 5
FL 207 FRENCH I E Elective 3 5
FL 203 GERMAN I E Elective 3 5
Semester 4
Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
BAF 222 PUBLIC FINANCE D Compulsory 3 5
ECO 102 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II C Compulsory 3 5
PIR 202 MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT B Compulsory 4 5
PIR 204 POLITICS AND HISTORY OF THE BALKANS A Compulsory 4 5
PIR 206 PARTIES, ELECTIONS AND POLICY MAKING A Compulsory 3 5
PIR 208 POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY A Compulsory 3 5
PIR 230 ETHICS AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS A Compulsory 3 5
PIR 260 GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION B Compulsory 3 5
XXX ELECTIVE I (FOREIGN LANGUAGE) E Elective 3 5

Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
FL 202 TURKISH II E Elective 3 5
FL 204 GERMAN II E Elective 3 5
FL 208 FRENCH II E Elective 3 5
FL 206 ITALIAN II E Elective 3 5
Semester 5
Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
PIR 311 DEMOCRACY AND DEMOCRATIZATION A Compulsory 4 5
PIR 333 FOREIGN POLICY ANALYSIS B Compulsory 4 5
PIR 335 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS B Compulsory 3 5
PIR 361 PUBLIC POLICY MAKING AND ANALYSIS B Compulsory 3 5
XXX ELECTIVE I D Elective 3 5
XXX ELECTIVE II A Elective 3 5
XXX ELECTIVE III (DIPLOMATIC LANGUAGE) B Elective 3 5

Semester 6
Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
PIR 338 DIPLOMATIC CORRESPONDENCE A Compulsory 3 6
PIR 362 PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN DEMOCRATIC STATES B Compulsory 4 6
PIR 302 GRADUATION PROJECT F Compulsory 5 6
PIR 350 FINAL COMPREHENSIVE EXAM F Compulsory 5 6
XXX ELECTIVE I B Elective 3 6
XXX ELECTIVE II A Elective 3 6

Code Name Type Category Credits ECTS
PIR 304 INTERNATIONAL LAW B Elective 3 6
PIR 310 POLITICAL BEHAVIOR B Elective 3 6
PIR 336 CRISIS ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT A Elective 3 6
PIR 340 GLOBAL GOVERNANCE B Elective 3 6
PIR 342 INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM & THREAT PERCEPTION B Elective 3 6
PIR 364 URBAN POLICY AND POLITICS A Elective 3 6
PIR 366 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT A Elective 3 6