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15.8.2019 at 09:00 - 31.8.2020 at 23:59


Enrol for the exam in WebOodi. Then book your exam time and place in Examinarium.


The course is open to all students.

Specialisation courses of the EU module

After completing the course, students will master the main characteristics of the history of European integration, EU institutions, decision-making mechanisms and what the EU does in different policy areas.

Contact teaching will be organised annually in the first teaching period.

The following themes will be covered:

  • Main characteristics of the history of European integration
  • Theories explaining integration
  • Institutions and decision-making processes in the European Union
  • EU policy in different policy sectors

Mandatory literature for those completing the course by taking an examination (literature will be studied also in the course, but the teacher will specify the course literature at the beginning of the course):

Herman Lelieveldt & Sebastiaan Princen: The Politics of the European Union. Second edition (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

Desmond Dinan (ed.): Origins and Evolution of the European Union. Second edition (Cambridge University Press, 2014)


The Faculty's Examinarium exams are replaced from 16 March with alternative arrangements until 31 May 2020 until further notice. Register for Examinarium in WebOodi and contact the teacher Leena Malkki for further instructions. (NOTE: do not register in Examinarium or reserve the room for the exam.)

The course will primarily be taught as contact teaching. It is also possible to pass the course as a literature examination in the Examinarium.