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RES3 Problems of Integration in the Wider European Area 5 op
Organised by
MDP in Russian and European Studies
International Relations
Person in charge
Jean Monnet Professor + visiting lecturers and tutors

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will be able
1) to understand how the western and eastern parts of the wider European area are interrelated in terms of political economy, diplomacy and security, and ideas of ’Europe’ and ’wider Europe’;
2) to comprehend the main institutional arrangements linking the western and eastern parts of ’wider Europe’ together, alongside those patterns separating them;
3) have developed an ability to independently analyse particular problems of wider European integration.


Problem-solving and theoretical approaches to international integration; political economy of Europe and wider Europe; diplomacy and security in wider Europe; ideas of Europe and wider Europe; European Union institutions; EU-Russia relations, EU neighbourhood policy and integration in the former Soviet area.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Lectures, readings, independent work/essay, seminars. Lectures and independent work open for all; for seminars preference for RES students.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
mastery of concepts and theories, and independent thinking and discussion based on course materials and selected literature as evinced in learning diary and independent work/essay

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.