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VALIB8C1 Europe and Globalization 8 ECTS
Organised by
Political Science/ISSS
Person in charge
Tapio Raunio

Learning outcomes

The objective of the module is to enable the student to understand political processes at global and European levels, with particular focus on the EU’s political system. The module also analysis how global and European decisions shape national politics in Europe.


The module examines the interaction between national politics and European and global integration, with the aim of understanding the role of individual countries and of the European Union in modern governance.

Modes of study

Written exams via the Electronic Exam Service or compensatory courses.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials


Held, D. & McGrew, A. (eds): Globalization Theory: Approaches and Controversies. Polity 2007.

Hix, Simon: The Political System of the European Union. 2nd edition, Palgrave 2005.

Hooghe, L. & Marks, G.: Multi-level Governance and European Integration. Rowman & Littlefield 2001.

Scharpf, F. : Governing in Europe? Effective and Democratic? Oxford University Press 1999.

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