To provide students with theoretical and factual knowledge about developments within the field of EU policies (including foreign policy) and economy, as well as socio-political processes that influence European integration.
The module examines important processes in EU policies and the European economy. The students will be introduced to internal dimensions of the EU (such as the economic system, different policy areas and civil society relations with European institutions), to the external dimensions (i.e., decision-making procedures, actors and institutions of EU’s foreign policy) as well as to the social dimension of EU politics and policies. Various theoretical approaches will be presented in those realms, for instance key notions of European democracy.
The module consists of lectures and seminars, exercises and student contributions.
|Name of exam||European Policies, Economics and Society|
|Type of exam|
Written examEuropean Policies, Economics and Society is evaluated at an internally assessed individual written examination. The examination is a 72-hour take-home assignment comprising issues within the subject area of the module. The assignment paper must not exceed eight pages.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||European Policies, Economics and Society|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of International Affairs|
|Department||Department of Politics and Society|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|