Economics and Politics of European Integration
This course introduces the main economic aspects of the current development of the European Union (EU) and its policies. The course covers the process of European Integration and its economic impacts on individuals, firms and regions. Special attention will be devoted to the analysis of the economic opportunities and challenges generated by economic integration, and to the assessment of the policies designed to support this process and mitigate its potential side-effects.
The Structure of the Programme
The subjects of this programme are divided into three groups.
General and basic subjects such as Economic Geography, Economic History, Mathematics in Economics, Micro- and Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, Accountancy, Management or International Economic Relations. These subjects are realized mainly during the first and second semester.
Major subjects, for example Public Finances and Financial Markets, Economic Policies, Regional Economics, Economics and Politics of European Integration, and Economic Analysis. These subjects are realized mainly during the second and third semester.
Political Risk and Country Risk in International Business, Globalization, Multinational Enterprises and International Political System, International Marketing, Multilateral Institutions and Policies, Taxes, Transfer Pricing in Multinational Enterprises, Strategy and Management in Multinational Enterprises, International Financial Management in Multinational Enterprises, History and Theory of the Multinational Enterprises, Multilateral Negotiations, International Prognostics, Monetary Policies, Business Communication, Diplomacy in Economics, Economics of Media, Global Climate and Energy Challenges, Labour markets, Sustainable urban and regional development. These subjects are realized during the last semesters of studies.
Advantages of the Programme
High development of soft skills
We aim for professional development in language competences as well as enhancement of critical and creative thinking skills, and the ability to solve problems. Human resources management and teamwork skills are also our focus.
An international perspective on business
Our students are provided with business and intercultural skills essential for leading and managing inter- and multinational companies and organization. They get to know different approaches to conducting business and the formalities accompanying them.