Political movements, organizations and parties

lspri2030  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Political movements, organizations and parties
In view of the health context linked to the spread of the coronavirus, the methods of organisation and evaluation of the learning units could be adapted in different situations; these possible new methods have been - or will be - communicated by the teachers to the students.
See also the list of assessments for the June 2020 session.
5 credits
15.0 h
Main themes
In this course, an overview of the collective actors that are the political movements, organizations and parties is provided.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


At the end of this course, the students will be able to:

  • Apprehend the literature on political movements, organizations and parties
  • Analyse collective political actors
  • Carry a research about one of them
  • Write a short article from this research
  • Present research findings

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
This course offers an analytical overview of the topic, on the one hand, and develop the students' abilities to learn, on the other hand.
Teaching methods
This course is collectively organized: that is, it starts from a blank page which needs to be filled by the students, with the support of the teaching team. The ambition is that the students can identify what needs to be studied, to find the relevant information, to present and discuss it and finally to deliver a critical assessment.
Evaluation methods
This course is assessed via individual and collective bibliographic research, presentations and discussions, and a short article
Other information
This course demands active student participation and a good command of English
Un portefeuille de lectures sera communiqué en début de cours.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Political Sciences: General