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VALIB4C2 Politics and Ideologies in Modern Europe 4 ECTS
Organised by
Political Science/ISSS
Person in charge
Erika Säynässalo

Learning outcomes

The module aims at providing students basic knowledge on how European national political systems function. It also examines the main political ideologies and cleavages that structure policy-making across Europe.


The student becomes familiar with the historical development and current practices of European national political systems and the ideologies that shape European governance.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Written exams via the Electronic Exam Service or compensatory courses.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials


Hague, R. & Harrop, M. Comparative Government and Politics. 6th edition, Palgrave 2004.

Heywood, A. Political Ideologies. 4th edition, Palgrave 2007.

Belongs to following study modules

University Services
School of Management
Political Science (Political Science/ISSS)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management