Scheda programma d'esame
L'UE E LE SUE RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALI
(THE EU AND ITS INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS)
SARA POLI
Anno accademico2018/19
CdSSTUDI INTERNAZIONALI
Codice380NN
CFU6
PeriodoPrimo semestre
LinguaInglese

ModuliSettoreTipoOreDocente/i
L’UE E LE SUE RELAZIONI INTERNAZIONALIIUS/14LEZIONI42
SARA POLI unimap
Obiettivi di apprendimento
Learning outcomes
Conoscenze

THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD IN THE FIRST SEMESTER AND ONLY IN ENGLISH 

The course is designed for students who have never studied EU law and have a good understanding of the English language.

The student who successfully completes the course will be able to know what are the EU institutions and how they operate; how the EU interacts with other subjects of international law in the wider international community; how EU law and international law co-exist. Special emphasis will be placed on the external aspects of the EU human right policy and on the EU relations with its neighbours as well as 'neighbours of neighbours'.

 

Knowledge

THIS COURSE WILL BE HELD in ENGLISH ONLY. 

The course is designed for students who have never studied EU law.

The student who successfully completes the course will be able to know what are the EU institutions and how they operate; how the EU interacts with other subjects of international law in the wider international community; how EU law and international law co-exist. Special emphasis will be placed on the external aspects of the EU human right policy and on the EU relations with its neighbours as well as 'neighbours of neighbours'.

 

Modalità di verifica delle conoscenze

 In order to verify students' level of knowledge an intermediate written test will be prepared at the end of the first part of the course, which is held by Prof. N. Ghazaryan. In addition, students will be asked to prepare presentations, in the second part of the course, held by Professor S. Poli.

 

Assessment criteria of knowledge

In order to verify students' level of knowledge an intermediate written test will be prepared at the end of the first part of the course, which is held by Prof. N. Ghazaryan. In addition, students will be asked to prepare presentations, in the second part of the course, held by Professor S. Poli.

 

Capacità

The student who successfully completes the course will be able to quicky grasp the main ideas of the academic literature on the role of EU in the field of external relations and to grasp the main concepts of EU policy documents.

Skills

The student who successfully completes the course will be able to quicky grasp the main ideas of the academic literature on the role of EU in the field of external relations and to grasp the main concepts of EU policy documents.

Modalità di verifica delle capacità
  • Students will have to read the reading material in English and to understand the basic concepts; their skills will be assessed through the written exam
  • Students will have to make oral presentations; this will enable us to assess the students'abilities to orderly present complex concepts or theories.
Assessment criteria of skills
  • Students will have to read the reading material in English and to understand the basic concepts; their skills will be assessed through the written exam
  • Students will have to make oral presentations; this will enable us to assess the students'abilities to orderly present complex concepts or theories.
Comportamenti
  • Students will develop an awareness of the European Union and its international relations
  • Students will be able to manage the responsibility of preparing for a written exam in English and an oral presentation
Behaviors
  • Students will develop an awareness of the European Union and its international relations
  • Students will be able to manage the responsibility of preparing for a written exam in English and an oral presentation
Modalità di verifica dei comportamenti
  • During the presentations, the understanding of the main concepts of the readings will be evaluated
  • During the lectures, the active partecipation of the student will be considered as a sign of interest in the topics of the course
Assessment criteria of behaviors
  • During the presentations, the understanding of the main concepts of the readings will be evaluated
  • During the lectures, the active partecipation of the student will be considered as a sign of interest in the topics of the course
Prerequisiti (conoscenze iniziali)

It is preferable that students have a basic understanding of international law.

Prerequisites

It is preferable that students have a basic understanding of international law

Corequisiti

Since the course is held in English, students are required to have a good understanding of the English language.

Co-requisites

Since the course is held in English, students are required to have a good understanding of the English language.

Prerequisiti per studi successivi

This course is strongly recommended to students of the first year of the Master Programme in International studies who are required to take the exam International and European Law (module: External relations of the EU)

Prerequisites for further study

This course is strongly recommended to students of the first year of the Master Programme in International studies who are required to take the exam International and European Law (module: External relations of the EU)

Indicazioni metodologiche

 

  • Lectures

  • possibly, seminars (by guest speakers)

  • Students’ presentations on the basis of the reading material available on the e-learning platform of the department

Teaching methods
  • Lectures

  • possibly, seminars (by guest speakers)

  • Students’ presentations on the basis of the reading material available on the e-learning platform of the department

Programma (contenuti dell'insegnamento)

The course is organised as follows: Professor Ghazaryan will teach 18 hours (first part of the course) and will prepare and correct the intermediary written exam to be held in October. Professor Poli will cover the rest of the course and will assess student's presentations.

  1. FIRST PART OF THE COURSE (N. GHAZARYAN)
  • Lecture 1 (2 hours): Introduction to the Module (Structure, Basic Concepts)
  • Lecture 2 (2 hours): Conceptualising the EU as a foreign policy actor
  • Lecture 3: EU Institutions and External Relations
  • Lecture 4 (2 hours): Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Lecture 5 (2 hours): International Law in the EU legal order
  • Lecture 6: The EU and WTO Law
  • Lecture 7: The EU and the Council of Europe
  • Lecture 8: External Human Rights Policy
  • Lecture 9: Development Cooperation
  • Session 10: Written Exam
  1. SECOND PART OF THE COURSE (S. POLI)
  • Lecture 11: the EU accession policy
  • Lecrure 12: The European Neighbourbood policy
  • Session 13-21: students's presentations on selected topics related the two policies. 

 

Syllabus

The course is organised as follows: Professor Ghazaryan will teach 18 hours (first part of the course) and will prepare and correct the intermediary written exam to be held in October. Professor Poli will cover the rest of the course and will assess student's presentations.

A. FIRST PART OF THE COURSE (N. GHAZARYAN)

  • Lecture 1 (2 hours): Introduction to the Module (Structure, Basic Concepts)
  • Lecture 2 (2 hours): Conceptualising the EU as a foreign policy actor
  • Lecture 3: EU Institutions and External Relations
  • Lecture 4 (2 hours): Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • Lecture 5 (2 hours): International Law in the EU legal order
  • Lecture 6: The EU and WTO Law
  • Lecture 7: The EU and the Council of Europe
  • Lecture 8: External Human Rights Policy
  • Lecture 9: Development Cooperation
  • Session 10: Written Exam

B. SECOND PART OF THE COURSE (S. POLI)

  • Lecture 11: the EU accession policy
  • Lecrure 12: The European Neighbourbood policy
  • Session 13-21: students's presentations on selected topics related the two policies. 

 

Bibliografia e materiale didattico

The reading material of the course (i.e. book chapters or Journal articles commentaries, COM documents, judgements of the Court of Justice, European Council conclusions) will be uploaded on the elearning platform of the department od political science (access is possible with Alice Credentials and also a password that will be given to students attending the course). Students will be required to read in advance the reading material.

It is important that studens read in advance the readings assigned for each class.

 

Bibliography

The reading material of the course (i.e. book chapters or Journal articles commentaries, COM documents, judgements of the Court of Justice, European Council conclusions) will be uploaded on the elearning platform of the department od political science (access is possible with Alice Credentials and also a password that will be given to students attending the course). Students will be required to read in advance the reading material.

It is important that studens read in advance the readings assigned for each class.

 

Indicazioni per non frequentanti

Only students regularly attending this course will be able to take the exam. 

Non-attending students info

Only students regularly attending this course will be able to take the exam. 

Modalità d'esame

In order to verify students' level of knowledge an intermediate written exam will be prepared at the end of the first part of the course, held by Prof N. Ghazaryan. In addition, students will be asked to prepare presentations on selected topics (dealling with the accession policy and the European Nieghbourbood Policy) chosen by Prof. S. Poli who will hold the second part of the course and will assess the presentations. The mark of the written exam weights for 50% and the presentations also weight for 50%.  

The written exam will be based on the reading material made available by the professors on the e-learning platform of the political science department and on the lectures.

Assessment methods

 

In order to verify students' level of knowledge an intermediate written exam will be prepared at the end of the first part of the course held by Prof N. Ghazaryan. In addition, students will be asked to prepare presentations on selected topics (dealling with the accession policy and the European Nieghbourbood Policy) chosen by Prof. S. Poli who will hold the second part of the course and will assess the presentations. The mark of the written exam weights for 50% and also the presentations weight for 50%.  

The written exam will be based on the reading material made available by the professors on the e-learning platform of the political science department and on the lectures.

Altri riferimenti web

https://people.unipi.it/sara_poli 

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/law/people/narine.ghazaryan

 

Additional web pages

2. MODULE: EU EXTERNAL RELATIONS

https://people.unipi.it/sara_poli/

Note

 

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