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Introduction to Economic Theories

Economics

Platform: Coursera, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Level: Beginner

This lecture series teaches economics from a pluralist perspective. Pluralism in economics is a movement that encourages more openness in its approaches, subjects, and standpoints. This course may therefore be very interesting and different even for those people who already have some knowledge in the economics field. The course takes roughly 42 hours to complete, but is really worth it as over the course of four weeks, you will be introduced to the following four theories:

  1. Social Economics
  2. Institutional Economics
  3. Post Keynesian Economics
  4. Neoclassical Economics

Are you fascinated by this course? Click on this link to find out more: https://www.coursera.org/learn/intro-economic-theories

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Financial Markets

Economics/Finance

Platform: Coursera, Yale

Level: Beginner

The “Financial Markets” course will provide you with an overview of the ideas, institutions, and methods that enable humans to control challenges and stimulate ventures. This lecture series requires roughly 27 hours to complete, and is divided into four weeks.

If you are interested you can find out more here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/financial-markets-global

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Politics and Econonomics of International Energy

International Relations

Platform: Coursera, SciencesPo

Level: Beginner

This course is targeted towards students who are passionate about international relations. During the four weeks of the course, you will learn more about the global trends in energy consumption and production, possible new developments in the future, the evolution of the oil industrym, and the remaining oil reserves on Earth. Additionally, the course will also provide you with background information on natural gas, renewable energy sources, nuclear energy, and the European Union energy policies. In total, the course takes an approximate 28 hours to complete.

Explore this course here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/global-energy?

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Global Health Diplomacy

International Relations

Platform: Coursera, the State University of New York

Level: Beginner

During this course, you will learn more about the different factors that affect global health decisions and the players that make these decisions. Additionally, you will also look at the challenges these players face and the limitations and opportunities of Global Health Diplomacy . The course spans around 32 hours over the course of four weeks.

If you are captivated, you can find out more information at the following link: https://www.coursera.org/learn/global-health-diplomacy

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Terrorism and Counterrorism

International Relations

Platform: Coursera, Universiteit Leiden

Level: Beginner

In this course you will dive deeper into the meaning and history of terrorism. The course is divided into the following three parts:

  1. the essence of terrorism as an instrument to achieve certain goals
  2. overview of (counter) terrorism studies
  3. implications and possibilities for policy making

The course is divided into four weeks and takes around 23 hours to complete.

Interested? You can find out more here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/terrorism?

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International Women’s Health and Human Rights

International Relations

Platform: Coursera, Stanford

Level: Beginner

In this course you will learn about women’s health and human rights issues. The course is divided into four weeks and takes around 64 hours to complete.

If you are interested, you can find out more here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/womens-health-human-rights?

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Global Diplomacy: the United Nations in the World

International Relations

Platform: Coursera, SOAS University London

Level: Beginner

Learn more about the United Nations and its system! Over the duration of this course you will be introduced to the history of the United Nations, its many branches, and the key functions of the United Nations. The course is divided into four week and takes an estimated 18 hours to complete.

If you are interested, you can find out more here: https://www.coursera.org/learn/global-diplomacy-un