Universität Wien FIND

210116 SE M5: European Union and Europeanisation (2019W)

European Union policies (engl.)

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

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Moodle; Fr 22.11. 09:45-16:30 Hörsaal 3 (H3), NIG 2. Stock

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Details

max. 45 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 11.10. 09:45 - 16:30 Hörsaal 3 (H3), NIG 2. Stock
Saturday 12.10. 10:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal 3 (H3), NIG 2. Stock
Saturday 23.11. 10:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal 1 (H1), NIG 2.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will gain a thorough understanding of EU policy landscape, different modes of EU policy-making, and the impact the policies have on the member states. The aim of the course is to introduce the students to the key theoretical ideas and concepts behind the process of European integration and policy-making to then apply them to case studies from different EU policy areas. Building on recent examples, the seminar will also critically assess current challenges to the EU and European integration. The seminar will build upon active student participation: response papers, class discussion, presentations, and case studies.

Assessment and permitted materials

- Response papers and active participation in class (20%):
- Presentation/written case study (30%):
- Paper (50%)

Final paper
Write a 10 page academic paper on a seminar-related topic of your choice. Submit a 200-word abstract including your research question and proposed approach by midday of 21.11.2019. The individual topics will be discussed at the end of the seminar.
Deadline for the final paper: 23.12.2019

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Attendance: students should not miss any sessions of the seminar;
- The course builds on active participation of the students;
- Depending on the number of participants, students will submit 2 short response papers and hold a group presentation or prepare a short written case study;
- Assignments should be submitted through moodle before the indicated deadlines.

Examination topics

- Theories of European integration
- Modes of EU policy-making
- Key actors in EU policy-making
- Content and significance of key EU policy areas

Reading list

Background reading (highly recommended if you have little/no prior knowledge of EU institutions/policies):
Wallace, H., Pollack, M. A., & Young, A. R. (2015). Policy-making in the European Union (7th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Compulsory readings: articles assigned for each class in the outline.

Association in the course directory

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