Independent Electives You can choose your electives among courses offered by all bachelor programmes of the University of St.Gallen as well as issue-related electives offered by the Major in International Affairs itself. This allows you to create your own individual profile. Students attend electives amounting to a minimum of 10 credits. BIA Electives Course ECTS Language Term Leadership in Humanitarian Crisis 4 EN Spring Brennpunkte und Grundprobleme politischer Ökonomie 4 DE Spring Demokratietheorien 4 DE Spring Brennpunkte und Grundprobleme internationaler Politik 6 DE Autumn American Grand Strategy: European Colonies to Global Superpower 4 EN Autumn Introduction to US Politics 4 EN Autumn Grundzüge der diplomatischen Praxis I 4 DE Autumn National Model United Nations New York (NMUN) 6 EN Autumn Model WTO 6 EN Autumn Note: This overview reflects current planning. Courses may occasionally be cancelled or rescheduled.