The course comprises two main sections. In the first section, students will learn the basic concepts related to the different types of political systems, the main elements of a political system and the various types of European political systems (the political system of Britain as a model of parliamentary system, the political system of France model of the semi-presidential one, and other political systems in other major European countries, such as Germany, Italy and Spain). In the second section, it analyses the history of political systems in modern Greece. It also considers the politics of modern Greece and examines the reasons for the way the system and politics have been shaped.
The course has been subjected to accreditation procedures at Beijing Foreign Studies University and has been accredited to be offered to students.
To help students to gain an in-depth understanding of the political system of the studied EU member-states.