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12.12.2019 at 09:00 - 13.1.2020 at 23:59
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Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

Mon 13.1.2020
10:15 - 13:45
Thu 16.1.2020
10:15 - 13:45
Mon 20.1.2020
10:15 - 13:45
Thu 23.1.2020
10:15 - 13:45
Mon 27.1.2020
10:15 - 13:45
Thu 6.2.2020
16:15 - 19:45
Fri 7.2.2020
09:15 - 11:45
Thu 13.2.2020
16:15 - 19:45
Fri 14.2.2020
09:15 - 11:45
Thu 20.2.2020
16:15 - 19:45
Fri 21.2.2020
10:15 - 11:45

Other teaching

28.02.2020 Fri 10.00-12.00
Tapio Raunio
Teaching language: Finnish


Jakso on pakollinen kaikille POLVI-kandiohjelman opiskelijoille.

Politiikan ja organisaatioiden tutkimuksen perusteet.

After completing the course, students will be familiar with the basics of the structures and practices of political decision-making in Finland and the European Union, as well as their central changes. Students will also be able to critically evaluate the political decision-making and exercise of power carried out within various institutions and apply their knowledge to analysing topical phenomena in politics and governance.

Third period of the first year of studies

The course introduces students to (1) the European Union as a political system, its institutions and decision-making, and various related approaches in the research of the field, and (2) the structures and practices of the Finnish political and administrative system from the perspective of decision-making and power, as well as related research.

- Mykkänen, Juri & Paakkunainen, Kari (eds.) Johdatus Euroopan unionin politiikkaan. Politiikan ja talouden tutkimuksen laitoksen julkaisuja 2014. 355 pp (available in electronic form at http://hdl.handle.net/10138/135785, in Finnish only)

- Mari K Niemi et al. (eds.) Poliittinen valta Suomessa, approximately 350 pp (Gaudeamus, to be published in the spring)

- Nyholm, Inga & Jari Stenvall & Jenni Airaksinen & Elias Pekkola & Arto Haveri & Klaus af Ursin & Seppo Tiihonen: Julkinen hallinto Suomessa. Tietosanoma 2016, 368 pp (available as an e-book)

Graded on a scale of 0 to 5 (0=fail, 1=pass, 2=satisfactory, 3=good, 4=very good, 5=excellent)

Luentokurssin uusintakuulustelu 4.4.2020 klo 9-11 (2 t) tiedekuntatentin yhteydessä. Ennakkoilmoittautuminen vaaditaan.

The course is compulsory for all students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication. The annually organised compulsory teaching for students of the programme is also available to students of other degree programmes, provided there are available student places. The completion methods will be annually specified in the teaching programme.

Students of other degree programmes: the same methods as for students of the Bachelor’s Programme in Politics, Media and Communication or an online book examination in the Examinarium facility. The book examination covers all the required reading and substitutes for the entire course.