Basis of the European integration: history, geography, culture, structures

leuro1201  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Basis of the European integration: history, geography, culture, structures
5.00 credits
37.5 h
Coulie Bernard; Dujardin Vincent;
Main themes
To be able to assess European integration's highlights, to underline individual and institutional factors, to measure the impact of economic and external elements and to analyze the interactions with internal politics' concerns as well as the influence of popular convictions.
Learning outcomes

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Students will be able to define what is at stake in these projects, crises and revivals whatever their political, economic, military or institutional components. Students will also have to point out similarities and differences between European integration's various highlights and evaluate whether crises modified the way paved by the founding fathers. They will also have to show how history may help to shed light on present events.
The course focuses on the European integration in its various dimensions:
- the origins; the Hellenic, Roman, and Christian legacies
- the first attempts, from the middle ages to the Rome Treaties
- the political construction in the 20th century, from the Rome Treaties until today
- the concepts of European culture and identity
Teaching methods
Evaluation methods
Oral examination.
The student is asked to prepare answers to a series of questions presented at the first class and also listed in the power point presentation of the course. The student presents his answers to two questions drawn out of the list, during an oral examination.
Other information
Prerequisite : none.
Online resources
Documentation and material of the course available on the Moodle site of the course.
A définir par le titulaire.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Approfondissement 'Principes de maîtrise de l'actualité'

Minor in European Studies