T3-1 EUROREAN INTEGRATION AND REGIONAL DISPARITIES: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES

Course Information
TitleΕΥΡΩΠΑΪΚΗ ΕΝΩΣΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΕΡΙΦΕΡΕΙΑΚΕΣ ΑΝΙΣΟΤΗΤΕΣ:ΘΕΣΜΟΙ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΕΣ / T3-1 EUROREAN INTEGRATION AND REGIONAL DISPARITIES: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES
CodeΘ3-1
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorEleni Papadopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002318

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 174
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course324

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600128297
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to provide the students with a basic understanding of the European Union, its main institutions, and the ways in which European policies are being formulated and implemented. It presents the historical evolution of the European integration process, the basic principles guiding the operation of the main EU Institutions (formally and informally) and the procedures through which EU policies are being formulated. In the second part of the course, emphasis is given on the regional inequalities within the EU, their evolution over time, and the formulation and implementation of the EU Cohesion policy.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
In brief, the main points of the course are: • European Integration process: evolution over time, main factors influencing the process, consecutive enlargements, EU Treaties current challenges and perspectives. • Main features of EU functioning: Legal framework, Institutions, policies and financial resources. • EU policies and resources: Multiannual Financial Framework, EU Budget, EU policies. • Regional inequalities in the EU: evolution over time. Consecutive enlargements, impact on inequalities. Regional vs Member State inequalities. • EU Cohesion Policy: evolution over time. First reform of the Structural Funds, Basic Principles, Proposals for the next period. Introduction to the Greek NSRF and Operational Programmes • New Programming Period 2014-2020. The New Cohesion Policy and Europe 2020
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Presentations in ".pps" - Use of relevant Internet sites.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.4
Reading Assigment261.0
Tutorial130.5
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities60.2
Written assigments240.9
Total1084
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ελένη Ι. Παπαδοπούλου, Νικόλαος Δ. Χασάναγας, «Ευρωπαϊκή Ολοκλήρωση από τη γένεση στην κρίση : Θεωρία, Ιστορικό, θεσμοί, Πολιτικές» Εκδόσεις Γράφημα, 2011 Ν. Μαραβέγιας, Μ. Τσινισιζέλης (επιμ.), Νέα Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση: Οργάνωση και Πολιτικές – 50 χρόνια», , 2007, εκδ. Θεμέλιο Αναπτυσσόμενες περιφέρειες, αναπτυσσόμενη Ευρώπη: Τέταρτη έκθεση για την οικονομική και κοινωνική συνοχή, Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις του διδάσκοντος. Στοιχεία και κείμενα από την Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή και το Υπουργείο Οικονομίας
Last Update
10-01-2018