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Institutions of the EU

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2021-2022

Admission requirements

Admission to the MA International Relations, track European Union Studies.

Description

This course analyses the functioning of core EU institutions from the perspective of political science. It draws on a variety of theories of integration and disintegration to build a better understanding of the day-to-day practices of these institutions and the way they influence the process of policy-making in the European Union.

Course objectives

Through this course the students will acquire

  • a clear understanding of the different theoretical perspectives on the process of European integration

  • experience with research and analysis of decision-making processes inside key European institutions

  • a good sense of the positions and influence of different national and transnational actors on the work of EU institutions.

Timetable

The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

  • Seminar

Assessment method

Weighing

Active participation 20%
Groep presentation: 20%
Policy Brief: 20%
Final Paper: 40%

Resit

The students must pass all components of the course to pass the course. The components for which resit is available are the policy brief and the final paper. The resit must be submitted within 2 weeks of the receipt of the failing grade.

Inspection and feedback

How and when an exam review will take place will be disclosed together with the publication of the exam results at the latest. If a student requests a review within 30 days after publication of the exam results, an exam review will have to be organized.

Reading list

Please see the syllabus at Brightspace.

Registration

Enrolment through uSis is mandatory.
General information about uSis is available on the website.

Contact

  • For substantive questions, contact the lecturer listed in the right information bar.

  • For questions about enrolment, admission, etc, contact the Education Administration Office: Huizinga

Remarks

Not applicable