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Master of Arts
in European Studies

The Policy-Making Process of the EU

Novak, Stéphanie 

The Policy-Making Process of the European Union

ECTS: 3/6/9
ZB Po, WPM 1

11. April: 14:00-16:00; 25. April: 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; 16. Mai: 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; 30. Mai: 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; 6. Juni: 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; 20. Juni: 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; 27.06. 10:30-13:00 und 14:00-16:30; Ort: LH 120

The goal of this seminar is to analyse the EU policy-making process in a few selected areas, by first considering its general evolution and then focusing on a few important negotiations and measures: The evolution of the institutional architecture and the subsidiarity principle in practice. What is decided at the EU level?; Implementation of EU law. The role of the Court of Justice. Which proportion of national law originates in EU legislation?; The Budget Policy; The Cohesion Policy; Justice and Home Affairs; The External Dimension of the EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice; Migration and Asylum Policy; Environment, Agriculture and Fisheries; The Trade Negotiations and Agreements with External Partners. 

Literatur: H. Wallace, M. Pollack and A. Young, Policy-Making in the European Union, Oxford University Press, 2010. M. Cini and N. Pérez-Solórzano Borragán, European Union Politics, Oxford University Press, 2013. P. Craig and G. de Burca, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, Oxford University Press, 5th ed., 2011.
Hinweise zur Verantstaltung: This seminar will be in English. Please register for on Moodle prior to the first session.
Leistungsnachweis: Referat und/oder Hausarbeit