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E-Learning Course “International Relations of Africa” (US, China, India, Turkey, Arab Countries, European Union) (8 ECTS, English)

The main objective of the E-Learning Course “International Relations of Africa” is to analyse the economic relations (exports, imports, investments, Trade Agreements) of Africa with the European Union (EU), China, India, the United States, the Arab Countries, South America, the BRICS Countries, Korea, Turkey, and France.

Structure of the course “International Relations of Africa”.

African International Relations

Thirteen subjects compose the Course “International Relations of Africa”:

  1. Africa and the United States (AGOA) (1 ECTS)
  2. Africa and the People's Republic of China (0.5 ECTS)
  3. Africa and India (0.5 ECTS)
  4. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  5. Africa-France Relations
  6. Afro-Arab Cooperation (0.5 ECTS)
  7. Africa and Turkey (0.1 ECTS)
  8. Africa and the BRICS Countries (0.3 ECTS)
  9. Africa and Asia (0.2 ECTS)
  10. Africa and South Korea (0.1 ECTS)
  11. Africa and Japan (0.2 ECTS)
  12. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (0.5 ECTS)
  13. Africa and the South America Countries (0.5 ECTS)

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Learning materials in English or French Relations internationales de l’Afrique Portuguese Relações internacionais da África Spanish Relaciones internacionales de África. The student has free access to the materials in these languages.

Course intended for all those wishing to know the international relations of the African continent with the largest trade partners of Africa in order to know how to take profit of these relationships.

Download the syllabus of the course “International Relations of Africa” (PDF)

Opening of the Hispano-African University of International Business

Hispano-African University of International Business

We Trust in Africa

Sample of the course - “International Relations of Africa”:
Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

Syllabus of the course: International Relations of Africa

1- Africa and the United States.

  1. African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
  2. Trade and Investment Agreement with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA)
  3. Partnership Agreement with the East African Community (EAC)
  4. Trade and Investment Framework Agreement with the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  5. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Morocco
  6. Other Trade Agreements with the African Countries

2- Africa and the People's Republic of China.

  1. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation

3- Africa and India.

  1. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  2. Preferential Trade Agreement with the Southern Africa Customs Union
  3. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Mauritius

4- Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership

  1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
  2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership
  3. Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EUROMED)
  4. European Neighbourhood Policy
  5. Economic Partnership Agreements with Algeria, Ivory Coast, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, and Ghana (not in force)
  6. EU-South Africa Trade and Cooperation Agreement

EFTA's Free Trade Agreements with Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and the Southern African Customs Union (SACU)

5- Africa-France Relations.

6- Africa and the Arab Countries.

  1. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  2. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  3. Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA) (0.5 ECTS)
  4. Asia-Middle East Dialogue (AMED) (0.1 ECTS)
  5. Arab Mediterranean Free Trade Agreement (Agadir)
  6. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) (2 ECTS)
    1. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry
    2. Islamic Centre for the Development of Trade
    3. Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC)
    4. Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (COMCEC)
    5. Trade Preferential System among the Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (TPS-OIC)
  7. Arab Development Funds

7- Africa and Turkey.

  1. Africa-Turkey Partnership

8- Africa and the BRICS Countries.

  1. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) Cooperation

9- Africa and Asia.

  1. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)

10 - Africa and South Korea.

  1. Africa-Korea Partnership

11- Africa and Japan.

  1. Africa-Japan (TICAD) (Tokyo International Conference on the African Development)

12- Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA).

Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

13- Africa-South America Countries.

  1. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)
  1. Credits of the course “International Relations of Africa”: 8 ECTS Credits
  2. Total Tuition Fees: 312 Euros
  3. 20% discount for the African Students and 10% for the students from the African Diaspora
  4. Duration: six weeks
The course “International Relations of Africa” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorate in Business in Africa (Online)
  2. Masters: International Business, Africa
  3. Bachelor's Degree in Inter-African Business

The students who have taken this course (International Relations of Africa) can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI (School of International Business).

The course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the diploma “International Relations of Africa” issued by EENI (School of International Business).

Pedro Nonell, African Students

Methodology: e-learning.

Area of Knowledge: Africa

Samples of the Course - International Relations of Africa

Africa-India Forum Framework for Cooperation

Afro-Arab Cooperation

United States-Africa Trade AGOA

Africa-Japan Trade Relations (TICAD)

Africa-BRICS Foreign Trade

Africa-South America Summit (ASA)

Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)

Economic Area of the African Civilisation.



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