2nd degree (Master)
cont. german studies:politics, soc.&cult
Mr. Tamir SINAI
Coordinator Office Hours:
by prior arrangement
The simulation will put each student into the role of an EU member state participating in a Council session on how to best coordinate and counter the expected influx of foreign terrorist fighters after the demise of the ISIS ‘caliphate’.
Highlight the different approaches within EU member states on how to best deal with a terrorist threat.
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
In the course students will:
• research and analyse member state’s counter-terrorism strategy
• develop a negotiation strategy in order to achieve their specific strategic goals.
• formulate an opening statement (in English)
• conduct themselves in international negotiations
• analyse, judge and criticize the policy framework of the EU with regards to counter-terrorism
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
Online tutorial, introductory lecture and table-top simulation.
Introduction to the EU decision making fora and mechanisms in the field of terrorism. Overview of counter-terrorism efforts so far. Lecture on decision making processes. Open simulation of Council deliberations and possibly decision.
Additional Reading Material:
End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 50 %
Project work 50 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %