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The Changing Nature of Peace and Security

This course had to be cancelled unexpectedly at the beginning of the summer term 2023. Thank you for your understanding!

Course Level

intermediate - advanced / 3rd - 4th year

Course Language


Course Classification

This is a Themis course. It is also open to non-Themis students.

Course Type

face-to-face teaching

Contact Hours

2 hrs per week


5 (if course has been attended regularly and exam has been passed)


This course will be available rather in the summer than in the winter term. It will be given in the summer term 2023.

Time Schedule and Course Venue

please see our electronic course catalogue

Content of the Course

please see the course outline

Restricted Enrollment

yes (that means that the number of participants is limited and that you might not get a place in this course)

Course Registration

(1) via Campus Management
Please sign up for this course under the module "Study Program for Exchange Students - Module 9".
registration period: 3 April 2023, 9 a.m. - 14 April 2023, 12 p.m. (noon)
In order to know if you have obtained a place in this course, please check out your course plan on Campus Management (tab "Stundenplan") from 15 April 2023.
As long as there are still seats available after the registration period has expired, they will be allocated according to the principle "first come, first served" if you sign up by 5 May 2023.
(2) Once you have received a place in this course on Campus Management, please write an e-mail to the course instructor Dr. Peggy Wittke (peg@zedat.fu-berlin.de) with your three most preferred topics by 18 April 2023.

De-Registration from this Course

via Campus Management

regular drop period: 3 April 2023, 9 a.m. - 5 May 2023

After the regular drop period you can only drop this course with a valid cause until 14 days prior to the exam. Please contact the International Office at the Law Department if you have to use this option.

Type of Exam

The final grade will be determined by a summary paper (1/3) and a presentation (1/3) about a chosen topic, and the students' active participation in class discussions and their commentary on a second topic (1/3).

Exam Period

Presentations will take place throughout the whole course. Please have a look at the schedule in the course outline.

Registration for the Exam

Students will automatically be registered for the exam when they sign up for this course.

De-Registration from the Exam

Students who drop this course via Campus Management are automatically de-registered from the exam. Students who do not drop this course via Campus Management and do not take the exam, are going to finish this course with a non-passing grade (0 points).

Grade Release

via Campus Management