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Contemporary European Institutions, 8 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Master´s programme in International and European Relations
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Political Science - SKA
  COURSE CODE   733A13
After completion of the course, the student should be able to
- empirically and theoretically examine Europe, the European Union, and Europe’s relationships with other parts of the world,
- critically analyse temporal and spatial developments,
- critically analyse contemporary European political, economic and legal practice according to the theoretical frameworks discussed in the subject,
- critically analyse the role of individual states in the EU,
- utilise analytical tools to examine contemporary European and Global relationships,
- accounting for the centrifugal and integrative aspects of European national and transnational interconnections and interdependence in broad temporal and spatial terms,
- discuss possible future developments in Europe and the EU,
- discuss possible future developments between Europe and the World.
The course covers the following areas:
- Comparative European politics
- Political socialisation and participation
- Multi−level governance in the EU
- EU as a global actor
- EU development policies
- EU and other regions
The subject will be delivered by means of lectures for an overview of the readings and knowledge base of the subject; seminars
and discussion to reinforce the knowledge gained from the lectures and the readings and which allow possibilities for reflection
and discussion; and workshops. Literature studies. Language of instruction: English.
Mandatory seminars and workshops, and written essays.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

In-depth study of at least 90 ECTScredits (3 semesters of full-time study) in the major subject is required, including a paper corresponding to approximately 10 weeks of study (15 ECTS).
The programme provides advanced level studies for students of political science, economics, history, sociology, and other social sciences as well as for students with other disciplinary backgrounds who can demonstrate an ability to develop their potential in the topic.
The course is graded according to the ECTS grading scale A-F
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Contemporary European Institutions
Contemporary European Institutions
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
EKI - Department of Management and Economics
Registrar No: 1332/06-41   Course Code: 733A13      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Political Science - SKA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
A1X   Advanced level     SKA   SA