Caucasus Studies II

On the basis of the course Caucasus Studies I, which gives the student a broad knowledge of the Caucasus region with its ethnic groups and languages, history and recent political developments, the course Caucasus Studies II focuses on central issues in Post-Soviet Caucasus, including nation- and statebuilding, intrastate conflicts and migration processes. Read more

The course develops the student’s understanding of processes related to the building of modern state structures and the construction of national identities in the politically complex and ethnically diverse Caucasus region.
The course is divided into four 7,5 ECTS modules:

  1. Nation and State building in the Caucasus
  2. Peoples and Languages of the Caucasus
  3. Conflicts and Conflict resolution in the Caucasus
  4. The Caucasus region: causes and consequences of migration

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