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230088 SE Current problems of European integration from an interdisciplinary perspective (2020W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 23 - Soziologie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 35 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Update 17.11.2020 (Covid 19): Umstellung auf digitale Lehre bis mindestens 20.12.2020

Friday 23.10. 13:15 - 18:00 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 6 Tiefparterre Hauptgebäude Stiege 9 Hof 5
Friday 04.12. 13:15 - 18:00 Digital
Saturday 05.12. 09:45 - 14:30 Digital
Friday 11.12. 13:15 - 18:00 Digital
Saturday 12.12. 09:45 - 14:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture will give an overview on social structural characteristics and changes in Europe and European societies.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (open questions)

Written thesis (15 pages), ev. oral presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

BA in Sociology or another social science is helpful, but not necessary.

Examination topics

no exam

Reading list

Fritz Breuss, Die EU als Prosperitätsgemeinschaft, Kindle Book
Max Haller, Die Europäische Integration als Elitenprozess. Das Ende eines Traums? VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, Wiesbaden 2009
Stefan Immerfall, Europa. Politisches Einigungswerk und gesellschaftliche Entwicklung. Eine (soziologische) Einführung, VS Verlag, Wiesbaden 2018
Christoph Knill, Europäische Umweltpolitik. Steuerungsprobleme und Regulierungsmuster im Mehrebenensystem, Opladen
T. Möllers/ F.C. Zeitler, Hrsg., Europa als Rechtsgemeinschaft – Währungsunion und Schuldenkrise, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen
Markus Pausch, Heg., Perspectives for Europe. Historical Concepts and Future Challenges, Nomos, Baden-Baden 2020
Johannes Pollack, Peter Slominski, Das politische System der Europäischen Union, Campus, Frankfurt 2012
Helmut Wagner, Europäische Wirtschaftspolitik. Perspektiven einer europäischen Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion, Springer, Berlin 2013
Anthony R. Zito et al., Is the trajectory of the EU environmental policy less creating? Environmental Politics 28(2), 2019. pp.187-207

Association in the course directory

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