About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Global Relations

Second Semester

5 weeks

8 ECTS credits

Prof. Dr. Vesna Shopar

Course description

You will study the world of interconnectedness and interdependence. What are the economic, political, social, ideological and technological dimensions of global relations? What are their positive and negative aspects? What is their impact on society, the state and business policy? You will learn all this and much more.

What will you learn
  • You will understand the various aspects of global interconnection (economic, political, cultural, media) and its intertwining with intercultural successful business practices, both locally and internationally;
  • You will be able to think critically about the role of global communications, especially in international relations, international business and intercultural relations.
How will you learn

Study course by course, through individual learning and teamwork in real-life situations, under the mentorship of renowned professors from Macedonia and abroad. If your commitments do not allow you to attend regular classes, learn in the ICS virtual classroom at any time and from anywhere.


Шопар В., Свет на меѓусебна поврзано и меѓусебна зависност, авторизирани предавања, 2013