Universität Passau
11017C2 Seminar: Global Justice & Business Ethics: Global Production and its Watchdogs - Details
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Subtitle Wahlmodul Wirtschaftswissenschaften (VWL) - VDW Tagungsveranstaltung Cluster Wirtschaft & Ethik
Course number 11017C2
Semester SoSe 20
Current number of participants 8
expected number of participants 12
Home institute Lehrstuhl für International Economics
participating institutes Institut für Angewandte Ethik in Wirtschaft, Aus- und Weiterbildung, Professur für Philosophie
Courses type Seminar in category Lehre (mit Prüfung)
Preliminary discussion Wed., 05.02.2020 18:00 - 22:00 Uhr
First date Wed., 05.02.2020 18:00 - 22:00 Uhr, Room: ((HK 14b) SR 106 - zusammen mit 37080)
Type/Form Blockseminar
Nur für Studierende im Bachelormodul „Global Justice & Business Ethics“.
Solid knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics as well as having completed at least one of the courses „Makroökonomik offener Volkswirtschaften“ and „International Economics“ is highly recommended.
Learning organization
• Seminar meetings and discussions.
• Advice and feedback on the term paper and the final presentation.
• Students are encouraged to use English wherever possible (term paper, presentation, discussion, literature).
Performance record
Students write a term paper on a topic that is assigned at the beginning of the seminar. The main text of the term paper should have 8–10 pages. Besides, students present their work in the seminar and engage in discussions.

Portfolio: The final grade consists of
• term paper (50 %)
• presentation and participation (50 %)
Taking recent contributions to the literature on the role of social activism for the international organization of production as a starting point, students get acquainted with recent research questions and methodologies in the field. They learn how to carry out an independent critical analysis of the literature and to present their results both orally and in a written term paper.
Seminar 2 SWS (30 Stunden Präsenzzeit und 180 Stunden Eigenarbeitszeit)
ECTS points

Course location / Course dates

((HK 14b) SR 106 - zusammen mit 37080) Wednesday. 05.02.20 18:00 - 22:00
n.a Thu., 07.05.2020 13:00 - 16:00 Uhr
Thu., 18.06.2020 13:00 - 16:00 Uhr

Fields of study


This seminar covers different topics in the field of international trade, foreign direct investment as well as multinational production and its interaction with international social activism. Every year, this seminar focuses on different current topics in the field.

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