853-0302-00L  European Integration

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersF. Schimmelfennig
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for Public Policy BA.


853-0302-00 UEuropäische Integration: Tutorat1 hrs
Tue11:15-12:00CHN E 42 »
F. Schimmelfennig
853-0302-00 SEuropäische Integration: Seminar2 hrs
Tue09:15-11:00CHN E 42 »
F. Schimmelfennig

Catalogue data

AbstractThe course (lecture and tutorial) covers the theory, development, and core policy fields of European integration as well as structures and processes of the EU as a decision- and policy-making system.
ObjectiveThe seminar is designed to help students understand the European Union as a particular kind of political system that differs both from the nation-state and from other international organizations. It imparts basic knowledge on the development, institutions, procedures, and policies of the EU and provides an introduction to major approaches to integration theory and political science research on the EU.
Content1. Introduction
2. Theories of European integration
3. Institutional development of European integration
4. Development of political integration
5. Internal market and monetary union
6. Internal and external security policies
7. Constitutionalization
8. Widening and differentiation
9. European integration in crisis
10. Institutions
11. Law-making and law enforcement
12. Statehood and democracy
13. Switzerland, the EEA and Neighbourhood Policies
Lecture notesSchimmelfennig, Frank: Europäische Integration (erhältlich zu Beginn des Kurses)
LiteratureLiteratur wird über Moodle bereitgestellt.
Prerequisites / NoticeDie Leistungskontrolle findet durch eine Seminarpräsentation und einen schriftlichen Schlusstest statt.

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersF. Schimmelfennig
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationTermin wird noch bekanntgegeben.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupPublic Policy BA (853100)

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Public Policy BachelorRemaining Core Courses of the Bachelor ProgrammeOInformation