RS: European Policy-Making

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode LYX074M10
Vaknaam RS: European Policy-Making
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II
ECTS 10
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Research Seminar European Policy-Making
Leerdoelen Upon successful completion of the research seminars, a student is at least able to:

L1. Acquire, organize and apply knowledge about various aspects of the track specialisation(s) linked to the research seminar, as well as about the role of different actors within these fields. (PLO 1.1, 1.3, 2.3, 5.1)
L2. Develop a research plan with a clearly formulated problem definition, using one or more methods and techniques suitable for the research in the specific field of the specialisation track. (PLO 2.1, 2.2)
L3. Act self-reliant and reliable in the execution of the tasks belonging to this course unit, and execute tasks in a scientifically, socially and ethically responsible manner. (PLO 3.1)
L4. Critically assess research of oneself and of others. (PLO 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.2)
L5. Report on research choices and progress in a clear manner, with the help of ICT skills. (PLO 4.1, 4.3, 5.5)
L6. Express oneself in a clear and coherent manner, both in oral and in written/typed form, using understandable and correct English or Dutch. (PLO 4.1, 4.2, 4.3)

The PLO numbers correspond to the programme learning outcomes in the Teaching and Examination Regulations of the Master programme.
Omschrijving This module focuses on European policy-making as the outcome of an interactive decision-making process between EU member states and EU institutions. Themes discussed include Economic and Monetary Union, the common market and the common currency, EU decision-making in theory and practice, the European Union’s external relations, policy reforms triggered by the recent crises (banking crisis, debt crisis, economic recession) and Brexit. Special attention will be given to the Netherlands’ European policy.
Uren per week 3
Onderwijsvorm werkcollege
(Seminar starts in week 2)
Toetsvorm presentatie, schriftelijk tentamen, schriftelijke opdracht(en)
(Seminar starts in week 2)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator dr. A.G. Harryvan
Docent(en) dr. A.G. Harryvan
Entreevoorwaarden Admission to the master IR.
Opmerkingen Students have to complete two research seminars. See for more information the ‘brochure research seminars’ available on the Online Study Guide Master IR https://student.portal.rug.nl/infonet/studenten/let/programmes/ma-irio/. It is not possible to register for a Research Seminar via Progress. You should submit your preferences for your Research Seminars from Monday 24 January 2022 12.00 hrs (noon) until Friday 4 February 2022 23.59 hrs (see enrolment form).

The IR department will do the utmost to place you in your preferred research seminars, but because of scheduling and overall availability of places in the research seminars we cannot guarantee you will be placed in your first choice.

After you have submitted your preferences, you will be registered in Progress for your Research Seminars before 11 February. Research Seminars start in the week of 14 February.

For this course attendance is mandatory.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Course units for exchange students 4 semester II mast
Ma Internationale Betrekkingen  ( International Relations and International Organization) 1 semester II keuze
Ma Internationale Betrekkingen  (European Politics in a Global Perspective) 1 semester II keuze