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210064 SE BAK11: European Union and Europeanisation (2018W)

The EU in international relations: Mediteranean perspectives

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 21 - Politikwissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work

A registration via u:space during the registration phase is required. Late registrations are NOT possible.
Students who miss the first lesson without prior notification will lose their seat in the course.

Follow the principles of good scientific practice.

The course instructor may invite students to an oral exam about the student’s written contributions in the course. Plagiarized contributions have the consequence that the course won’t be graded (instead the course will be marked with an ‘X’ in the transcript of records).

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 17.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 24.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 31.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 07.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 21.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 28.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 05.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 12.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 23.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will learn how to apply the analytical tools of Political Science to EU policy-making in the Mediterranean as a case study for Europeanization beyond the EU. They will be able to understand and question the main practices, dynamics and balances of power behind more than 20 years of EU external action towards the Middle Eastern and North African countries.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation, attendance and weekly assignments (45%).
Final Essay (3000 words) 55%

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This course has a seminar format. Students are required to actively participate in the
class debate.
Participation in the 1st class is compulsory
Regular attendance is mandatory. 2 missing classes are allowed (except 1st class).
Deadlines for the assignments are compulsory. Non-justified late submissions of the assignments will result in a negative grade. Non-submission of the assignment will result in a negative grade.
Grading before the end of the course is not possible.

Examination topics

The European Union policies and politics towards Middle Eastern and North African countries
The European Union institutions and decision making process

Reading list

Edwards, G. (2017). Engaging the world: the European Union and the Processes of International Relations. In Hill, C., Smith, M. and Vanhoonacker, S. (eds). International relations and the European Union. Third Edition. Oxford University Press. Pp. 44-72.
Vanhoonacker, S. and Pomorska, K. (2011). The institutional framework, in Hill, C. Smith, M. and Vanhoonacker, S. (eds.) International Relations and the European Union, third edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press; pp.98-122.

Association in the course directory

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