European Integration: Current Research and Theory
This course will provide you with a deeper understanding of European integration. You will study and critically analyse current research findings in the field of European Studies. Having finished the course, you will be able to critically reflect on and analyse current theory and research on processes of European integration.
This course lays the theoretical foundation for a broad interdisciplinary and problem-oriented approach to the legal, political, economic and social aspects of European integration. You will gain in-depth knowledge of the historical development of the institutions, organization, processes and practices of the European Union. By critically analysing current research in different European Studies disciplines, you will learn how theoretical research findings can be applied to real practical problems arising from the process of European integration. The course provides an overview of current theory and research on processes of European integration and students will learn to critically reflect on and discuss this research.