Contemporary Greek and European History

Course Information
TitleΣύγχρονη Ελληνική και Ευρωπαϊκή ιστορία / Contemporary Greek and European History
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolJournalism and Mass Communications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Lyvanios
Course ID140000002

Programme of Study: UPS School of Journalism and Mass Communications (2010-today)

Registered students: 295
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
GenericCompulsory Course114

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the sourse the students shoyld be able to: 1) Understand the basic features of European history during the period 1789-1945 2) put the main historical landmarks of European history in their historical context 3) Understand the Greek revolution of 1821 4) Comprehend the basic historical issues connected with the modern greek state-formation in the 19th century 5) Understand the ways in which historical issues are analysed
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The aim of this course is to give a broad introduction to some basic features a) of modern European history from 1789 to 1945, and b) of modern Greek history mainly in the 19th century. Within this framework particular attention is given to the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the European ideological movements, the Great War, the Interwar years and the Second World War. As far as Greek history is concerned the subjects studied include the Greek Revolution of 1821 and the modern Greek state formation.
History, Greece, Europe
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ι.Σ. Κολιόπουλος, Νεώτερη Ευρωπαϊκή Ιστορία (Θεσσαλονίκη: Βάνιας 2001) Θ. Βερέμης - Ι. Κολιόπουλος, Νεότερη Ελλάδα: Μια Ιστορία από το 1821 (Αθήνα: Πατάκης 2013)
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