External relations of the EU

The course aims to introduce students to the study of EU External Relations, focusing the attention on the various dimensions of EU external action, as well as on the EU as a global actor. Students will acquire basic knowledge on the main theories, principles and actors that characterize EU presence and action in world affairs. […]

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European Institutions

This is an introductory course about the European Union Institutions. It focuses on the main EU institutions, their structure, composition and their main working mechanisms. The course is designed for students who are at the beginning of their academic path towards comprehensive knowledge about the EU. The course comprises a number of short readings, and […]

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Introduction to European Union Law

This course introduces students to the unique system of European Union law, shaping rules and regulations of one of the biggest economies in the world. The course will help students acquire fundamental knowledge about the powers of the European Union (EU), its institutions, and the responsibilities of participating Member States. Students will learn about the structure […]

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Management of Arts and Culture

The course aims to introduce students to the characteristics and challenges of cultural, artistic and creative organizations management. To do so, students’ attention will be focused on the definitions of culture and the emergence of a cultural and creative sector; the characteristics of cultural products (marketing of arts and culture) and the economy of the […]

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Intercultural Relations

European integration is not only a political process. It also has a strong sociocultural dimension. It involves interactions between actors, organizations and institutions from different countries and different cultures. It therefore has a strong intercultural dimension. This course aims to explore this dimension. It provides students with some basic knowledge about the concept of culture, […]

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The EU Political System

The course aims to introduce students to the study of EU political system, focusing the attention on the EU policy-making process and its main actors. Students will acquire a basic knowledge on the EU legislative, executive and representative sub-systems, on the inter-institutional relations as well as on the role of parties and interest groups. Moreover, […]

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International relations

The course aims to introduce students to the institutions, policies and current political issues of the global political system and to help them acquire basic knowledge about the most important International Relations theories, the policy-making structures and functions of the international institutions, and the main issues in the global political agenda.   On completion of […]

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EU Language Policies

The course aims to explain what we mean by Multilingualism, since it is a term which is used both to describe a place where many languages are spoken as well as a person who speaks a number of languages. It will give examples of a number of multilingual policies and show how these reflect broader […]

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