DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000511

International Trade and Customs Organisations

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Danutė Adomavičiūtė

Department of International Trade and Customs


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

classroom

1 semester

Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Do not require special preparation

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

50

112


8.

Purpose of the course unit

To introduce students to the major international organizations, international trade and customs areas in terms of membership in these organizations and the benefits, find out Lithuania's participation in them, help understand the diverse range of interests and organizations, to consider the establishment of these organizations, raised objectives and address the challenges, structure, and not the governing bodies, decision-making procedure.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods

-

Seminar work-based methods

Individual oral interview

-

Individual work with recommended sources

Various types of essays


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

1.International organizations

2

4

6

14

2.Customs Cooperation Council (CCC) and the World Customs Organization (WCO)

2

4

6

14

3.The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and World Trade Organization (WTO)

2

4

6

14

4.League of Nations and the United Nations (UN)

2

4

6

14

5.Creation of assumptions the EU,organization founders

2

4

6

14

6.Founding documents the EU,historical overview,development phases

2

4

6

14

7.World Bank (WB)

2

4

6

14

8.International Monetary Fund (IMF)

2

4

6

14

Assessment

2

2

Overall

16

32

2

50

 

112

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Tasks performance in seminars

20

During the semester

Written paper (Abstract)

30

by 1 December

Examination

50

January