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Course code: VadZT101
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Center for European and Transition Studies
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4664164896
Course abstract:
The aim of the course is to provide in depth analysis of social and economic problems that EU is currently facing. Attention will be given to macroeconomic issues with special reference to static and dynamic effects of integration. During the course time long term development perspectives will be in focus. General trends in international politics and economics, their considerations and influence on Europe as a whole as EU member states will be discussed.
Course code: VadZT102
Structural unit:
Center for European and Transition Studies
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2332161648
Course abstract:
The objective of the course is to provide an insight and knowledge about the EU development issues and priorities of the European Commission (EC) (including investment plan, energy union and climate change policy, digital single market, enhanced internal market with a more robust industrial base, advanced economic and monetary union) by focussing on the principles of EU finance management and its role in ensuring functioning of the EU. The course specifically aims at providing knowledge on financial instruments of the European Commission (structural funds, European Strategic Investment Fund, etc.) institutional finance framework (European budget, European stabilization mechanism, EIB) and its interaction with the financial markets and international financial institutions (IMF, World Bank). Information on EC working methods will also be provided (European Semester, EC annual work programme, etc.).
Course code: VadZT103
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Center for European and Transition Studies
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2332161648
Course abstract:
Study course aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical analysis experience in the field of European Union (EU) public diplomacy. In order to achieve this goal, students are introduced to the EU and world history of public diplomacy, paying specific attention to the changing role and identity of the EU on the international arena. Students learn about key EU public diplomacy mechanisms, analyzing their efficiency from both theoretical and practical perspectives, while training to distinguish, evaluate and contribute to EU public diplomacy strategies designed and directed towards the EU external relations. Individual assignments in form of essays, as well as seminar discussions, group works and presentations compose the practical part of the course.
Course code: VadZT099
Structural unit:
Center for European and Transition Studies
Credit pointsECTS creditsTotal contact hoursNumber of hours for lecturesNumber of hours for seminars and practical assignmentsIndependent study hours
4664323296
Course abstract:
Th course provides its students with the knowledge on the political and practical management of the EU, to understand legal principles and practical foundations of its functioning, to have a good knowledge on its institutions and areas of competence, to comprehend the leading trends of the EU enlargement process and to get acquainted with the accession motives of the states.