European Economic History

The historical concept of „Europe“ as a unity Historical development of the European economic integration Ideas of pooling economic interests – trade agreements Framework of treaties The problem of agriculture: CAP Aspects of the EC‘s success after WWII The framework of the union: the development of common institutions Concepts of regional integration & legal dimensions The economics of European integration: EU market integration, monetary in-tegration, policy integration EU budget and structural policies EU external relations The 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

Präsenzveranstaltung

Type

Pflichtfach

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

Vortrag & Diskussion, KurzreferateLecture and discussion, short presentations

Assessment methods and criteria

Schriftliche Abschlussprüfung (90 Minuten) 70 Punkte+ Kurzpräsentation 30 Punkte= 100 Punkte (positive Note: 51 Punkte)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Solide EnglischkenntnisseEnglish 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

2023

Semester

1 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

Der Studierende verfügt nach Abschluss dieser Lehrveranstaltung über ein solides Verständnis der historischen und ökonomischen Entwicklung der Europäischen Union von den Anfängen bis heute. Besonderen Wert wird auf ökonomischen Entwicklungen innerhalb der Europäischen Union in den letzten Jahrzehnten gelegt und die Studenten werden angeregt, einen Blick in die nahe Zukunft zu werfen, basierend auf wirtschaftshistorischen Erkenntnissen.After attending the class the students 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