New extra-semestral course 5RE106 “Political Institutions, Economic policy and Economic development in Latin America”

The Center for Latin American studies (CLAS) within Faculty of Economics has the honor to welcome Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz, who will give us a seminar “Political Institutions, Economic policy and Economic development  in Latin America”.

The course will take place from Monday 28th of April to Thursday 15th of May 2014. If you want to register for this course, please do it by ISIS through extra semester courses. Ident of the course is 5RE106.

Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz is an associate Professor of International Relations and Comparative Politics from the Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia (USA).

Dr. José de Arimatéia da Cruz focuses his research on human rights, foreign policy, media, politics, international trade and much more. In his works, he mainly pays attention on the developing countries of Africa and Latin America. He wrote a large number of excellent books as The Next Phase of Latin American Development: Business and Society; Latin America in the New International System: Challenges and Opportunities; American Politics: Transformation and Change.

This course focuses on the development of Latin American political and economic systems and the development of mutual relations between states. The aim of this course is to describe and analyze the development of structural reforms. After a succesful completion of this course students can understand current developments in international trade, financial systems, taxation and privatization processes in Latin America.

The course will be held in English. 


  • Monday 28th of April                      12:45 – 14:15 and 14:30 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 29th of April                       9:15 – 10:45 and 11:00 – 12:30
  • Wednesday 30th of April                 12:45 – 14:15 and 14:30 – 16:00
  • Monday 5th of May                            12:45 – 14:15 and 14:30 – 16:00
  • Tuesday 6th of May                           9:15 – 10:45 and 11:00 – 12:30
  • Thursday 15th of May                       final presentations

For further information please contact us at

We look forward to your participation. We believe that this course will be of great benefit for you.

Center for Latin American Studies