Geographical area : Latin America


General introduction to economic and social issues specific to Latin America: historical background, settlement and migration, social structures and inequalities, political systems (authoritarianism and democracy, caciquism, conflicts and conflict resolution), modes of regulation and accumulation regimes (with special attention to the latter).

Recommended Prerequisite(s)

A knowledge of Spanish is useful but not compulsory.

Educational formula

The aim is for students to focus on a particular issue. Students are required to work on the topics covered prior and after class.

In brief

Year Fourth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

ECTS credits 3.0

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activityLecture course

ValidationFinal written examination

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
Papathanassiou Paul [+]