European Economic History

The historical concept of „Europe“ as a unityHistorical development of the European economic integration Ideas of pooling economic interests – trade agreementsFramework of treatiesThe problem of agriculture: CAP Aspects of the EC‘s success after WWIIThe framework of the union: the development of common institutions Concepts of regional integration & legal dimensionsThe economics of European integration: EU market integration, monetary in-tegration, policy integrationEU budget and structural policies EU external relationsThe issue of enlargement The historical division of Eastern and Western Europe: the concept of „Central Europe“The economies of the EU member states EU’s success and future in the 21st century

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

El-Agra, THE EUROPEAN UNION. ECONOMICS AND POLITICS, Cambridge University Press 2007 Leonard, THE ECONOMIST GUIDE TO THE EUROPEAN UNION 2005Neal & Barbezat, THE ECONOMICS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE ECONOMIES OF EUROPE, Oxford University Press

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture and discussion, short presentations

Assessment methods and criteria

Written final test (duration: 90 minutes) maximum score: 70 points+ short presenta-tion 30 points = 100 points (passing score: 51 points

Prerequisites and co-requisites

English at upper-intermediate level

Infos

Degree programme

International Programme

Cycle

International Programme

ECTS Credits

5.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Full-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

1 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After attending the class the student has a comprehensive knowledge of the historical and economic development of the European Union from the beginning till today. The main focus is on economic developments inside the European Union in the last decades and the students are invited to look at future trends in the European Union based on the economic and historical insight they have gained in the lecture.

Course code

0000-15-01-VZ-DE-41a