2023-2024 Catalog

GOVT 412 Politics of European Integration

This will be an advanced course on the challenges as well as the opportunities for further integration that face the European Union. Drawing the lesson from centuries of divisions, tensions, conflicts and war, European leaders initiated what can now be regarded as the most successful experiment of regional integration in the world. This course analyzes the process of European integration since 1945 by reviewing the EU's history of enlargement, its main institutions and key policies. Satisfies exposure to international politics subfield. [GM2, SS, W]


GOVT 102 plus one from GOVT 221-GOVT 238, or permission of instructor