Master

CURRICULUM

Year 1 / First semester

COMPULSORY COURSES 1. European History: 19th-20th centuries 2. The European Union: institutional architecture and decision-making process 3. Cooperation and conflict in contemporary international relations o Module 1: Theories of International Relations; o Module 2: Theories of cooperation and integration in the international relations o Module 3: International organisations and conflict management 4. Research Methodology Optional package 1* 1. Civil service in the European Union 2. The political imaginary and the formation of European national identities (19th-20th centuries)   3. Nationalism, nation-states and minorities in Europe  Facultative seminars 1. Public Policy Process and Analysis   2. European documentation: resources and databases 3. Euro-optimism and euro-scepticism in the European public debate

Year 1 / Second semester

COMPULSORY COURSES 1. Europe after the Cold War: geopolitics and geostrategy 2. The foreign, security and defence policiy of the European Union 3. European economic integration 4. European Union enlargement in Central and Eastern Europe Optional package 2* 1. European area of freedom, security and justice 2. Human rights protection in international and European law 3. The European internal market: regulations and foreign dimension Facultative seminars 1. Public Policy Process and Analysis   2. Academic writing 3. Public speaking

Year 2 / First semester

COMPULSORY COURSES 1. Democracy in Europe: ideas and institutions 2. The European Union and its Eastern neighbourhood: strategies and policies 3. Politics and society in Central and Eastern Europe Optional package 3 1. Sustainable development and the European social model 2. Slavic culture and civilisation 3. Regional integration in the Eurasian area Facultative seminars 1. The centre-periphery model in regional development 2. Cross-border cooperation in the EU's Eastern neighbourhood 3. Energy security in Europe

Year 2 / Second semester

COMPULSORY COURSES 1. Management of EU-funded projects o Module 1: Introduction to Project Management o Module 2: The system of EU financing o Module 3: Practical seminars of Project Management 2. Economy and business environment in Central and Eastern Europe 3. The European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument Optional package 4** 1. Research internship 2. Practical activities internship * Optional 1 out of 3. ** Optional 1 out of 2
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