Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

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BSRM0279 Baltic Sea Region in the Context of Regional and Global Studies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
MDP in Baltic Sea Region Studies
Faculty of Humanities

Learning outcomes

Students become familiar with diverse methodological and theoretical approaches and topical issues in regional and global studies. They learn about the concepts of region, regionalization, regionalism and region-building from multidisciplinary perspectives. Through examples from European, North American, East Asian and Baltic Sea region studies the students gain knowledge of concepts such as transnational interaction, cultural transfer, regional commonalities and shared traditions. The students will learn to compare and reflect the Baltic Sea region on other regions in the world.

General description

This course aims to provide the students with an understanding of the processes and the study of regionalization and macro-regions of the world. The course gives an overview of current perspectives of area studies, and use specific cases to demonstrate their significance. The special focus is on theoretical and methodological approaches and topical issues in area studies, explored from the viewpoint of European, North American, East Asian and Baltic Sea region studies. The course consists of two parts, the first giving an overview of all areas and the second focusing on the Baltic Sea region in the global context and vis-a-vis other regions.


Registration in Nettiopsu.

Teacher responsible

Nina Tynkkynen


10-Jan-2017 – 14-Mar-2017
Lectures 24 h
Tue 10-Jan-2017 - 21-Feb-2017 weekly at 10.00-12.00, PUB269, No lecture on Feb 28
Tue 7-Mar-2017 - 14-Mar-2017 weekly at 10.00-12.00, PUB269
Wed 1-Feb-2017 at 14.00-16.00, Pha4 seminar room, PharmaCity
Fri 3-Feb-2017 at 12.00-16.00, Pha4 seminar room, PharmaCity
Wed 15-Feb-2017 at 10.00-12.00, Pha4 seminar room, PharmaCity
Fri 17-Feb-2017 at 12.00-16.00, Pha4 seminar room, PharmaCity


Numeric 0-5.

Evaluation criteria

course participation, participation in group work, essay/exam

Further information

During the academic year 2016-2017 the full 5 ECTS will be taken as a combination of the course POLH3042 Approaches to Global and Regional Studies (2 ECTS) and this BSRM course.

Spring 2017.