0911 Globalisation and Multi-Level Policy II
Univ.Prof. Dr. Verena Madner, ao.Univ.Prof. Dr. Andreas Novy
andreas.novy(at); verena.madner(at)
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
14.09.2020 bis 30.09.2020
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Master
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 06.10.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 13.10.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 20.10.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 27.10.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 03.11.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 10.11.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 17.11.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 24.11.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 01.12.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 15.12.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 22.12.2020 14:00 - 17:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 12.01.2021 14:00 - 18:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 19.01.2021 14:00 - 18:00 TC.4.16
Dienstag 26.01.2021 14:00 - 18:00 TC.4.16

Ablauf der LV bei eingeschränktem Campusbetrieb

In case of rigid Covid-19 regulations, the course will be held on Teams. No changes to content and schedule will be required.

Inhalte der LV

GMLP II is based on

  • deepening the understanding of key concepts from GMLP I by applying them to a concrete research question
  • two reports to synthesis and review literature
  • a joint research project resulting in a research study (4 persons)

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After completion of Globalisation and Multi Level Policy II (GMLP II) students

  • can write research studies which are excellent and relevant
  • are capacitated to mobilize multiple (interdisciplinary) perspectives, concepts and theories for the analysis of contemporary global policy challenges
  • can execute a proper empirical research project, linking research question, theories (concepts) and adequate methods




Regelung zur Anwesenheit

Attendance of 12 sessions is required


The course will deepen the understanding of concepts and theories of multi-level governance, globalisation, democracy, power and space by applying them to concrete research topics:

Group 1: The Governance Crisis of the WTO: Challenges and Future of Global Trade Governance

Group 2: Affordable Housing – Vienna and Beyond (Case of Vienna and other European/International cities)

Group 3: The Governance Challenges of Urban Production (Case of Vienna and other European/International Cities).

Group 4: Foundational Economy in Innerfavoriten

Group 5: Digital Platforms and urban development (Airbnb, Uber, …)

Group 6: Belt and Road Initiative and its impact on Southern Europe

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  • synthesis report on "Enlarging local space of manoeuvre as an alternative to global governance?" (20 points)
  • Mid-term presentation (10 points)
  • Final presentation (15 points)
  • final seminar paper (55 points)
  • bonus activity (10 points)


1 Autor/in: Bibliography will be made available at learn@wu
Prüfungsstoff: Nein
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

Successful completion of "Globalisation and Multi-Level Policy I" or equivalent.

Prerequisites for Incoming Exchange Students nominated by WU partner universities:
Minimum requirements to attend this course:
• Economics (accumulated minimum of 16 ECTS credits)
• Social sciences (accumulated minimum of 16 ECTS credits) OR Mathematics / statistics / quantitative methods (accumulated minimum of 16 ECTS credits)
Proficiency in English is required. If you do not meet this requirement, we reserve us the right to withdraw students from the course.  

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

andreas.novy(at); verena.madner(at)
Zuletzt bearbeitet: 11.05.2020