164.287 European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 1.3h, 2.0EC
TUWEL

Properties

  • Semester hours: 1.3
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

- appreciate the historical evolution of the European national states to a "Federation" and the resulting special construction and situation of the European Union,

- understand the structure of the EU and its institutions like Council, Commission, Parliament, Court of Justice, Court of Auditors, European Central Bank, Agencies etc. and the differences between EU and national governance systems,

- assess the most important Community Policies pertaining to e.g. the Single Market, foreign trade, regional development, the EURO, agriculture, fisheries, environment, climate, energy, consumer protection in respect to their significance for the European citizen,

- recognize the present limits of Community Policies in fields like internal security, social cohesion, military cooperation or foreign affairs, and

- develop ideas and visions for the future development of Europe.

Subject of course

 1. The idea of Europe, a historical sketch. 2. The historical evolution of the European Union from the Treaties of Rome (1959) till the Treaty of Lisbon (2009). 3. Institutions and Governance of the European Union. 4. The budget of the European Union. 5. Major policies, activity areas and future challenges of the European Union.

Teaching methods

Presentation of topics as lectures and ad-hoc discussions with students. All slides are put on TISS.

Mode of examination

Written

Additional information

The presenter of this lecture course was Director at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission from 1997 till 2007and has therefore an extensive experience in respect to the topics presented in the lecture course.

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Tue16:30 - 18:0005.10.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Fri16:30 - 18:0008.10.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Tue16:30 - 18:0012.10.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Wed16:30 - 18:0013.10.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Thu16:30 - 18:0014.10.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Wed16:30 - 18:0003.11.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Mon16:30 - 18:0008.11.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Tue16:30 - 18:0009.11.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges
Wed16:30 - 18:0010.11.2021 On-line lecture with TUWEL and ZOOM (LIVE)European Union - Institutions, Policies and Future Challenges

Examination modalities

Written tests.

Exams

DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Mon16:00 - 17:0013.12.2021 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten09.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 13:00TISSExam13122021
Tue16:00 - 17:0014.12.2021 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten10.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 14:00TISSExam14122021
Wed16:00 - 17:0015.12.2021 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten10.11.2021 20:00 - 13.11.2021 17:00TISSExam15122021
Mon16:00 - 17:0020.12.2021 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten09.11.2021 20:00 - 10.11.2021 18:00TISSExam20122021
Wed16:00 - 17:0022.12.2021 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten10.11.2021 20:00 - 13.11.2021 17:00TISSExam22122021
Wed16:00 - 17:0005.01.2022 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten09.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 14:00TISSExam05012022
Tue16:00 - 17:0011.01.2022 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten09.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 14:00TISSExam11012022
Wed16:00 - 17:0012.01.2022 On-line exam with TUWEL and ZOOMwritten10.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 14:00TISSExam12012022
Fri16:00 - 17:0014.01.2022 Exam EU Geplant: 12.01.2022, 16:00 bis 17:00 Ort: ZOOMwritten10.11.2021 20:00 - 15.11.2021 14:00TISSExam14012022
Mon16:00 - 17:0024.01.2022 On-line exam with TUWEL-ZOOMwritten20.12.2021 08:00 - 10.01.2022 08:00TISSExam24012022

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
20.09.2021 08:00 16.10.2021 08:00 17.10.2021 08:00

Curricula

Literature

Course material (ppt-slides) is available as pdf-files in TISS. 

Previous knowledge

none

Language

English