IR522 EU Foreign and Secuirty Policy

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
IR522 EU Foreign and Secuirty Policy 3 0 6
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Course Objectives • To understand of the evolution and operation of European foreign and security policy.• To apply various concepts of strategic actorhood to the European Union's foreign and security policy.• To explain and evaluate European civilian and military operations in different contexts.
Textbook Hill, C. Et.al. (eds.) 2019. International Relations and the European Union. 3rd edition. Oxford University Press. Selected articles and policy documents
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Understand the role of EU foreign and security policy in ensuring stability in Europe and its neighbourhood.
  2. Discuss a number of theoretical approaches to the study of EU foreign policy actorhood
  3. Evaluate a number of key issues confronting the EU as foreign and security policy actor.
  4. Write an analytical paper on a topic of the student's own choice relating to EU foreign and security policy.
Teaching Methods Lecturing, powerpoint presentations, classroom discussions, and student research papers
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course Introduction - historical background
Week 2 Actorhood & scope of EU foreign policy Hill et.al., 4 + Bretherton & Vogler 2006
Week 3 The EU as an economic power Hill et.al., 10, 11, 12, 13 + Orbie 2006 + Smith 2005
Week 4 The Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) Hill 1993 + ESS 2003 + Biscop 2011 + EUGS 2016
Week 5 Normative Power Europe/EU soft power Manners 2002 + Hyde-Price 2006 + Nielsen 2013
Week 6 Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Hill et.al., 15 + EC 2013 +Cornish & Edwards 2001 + Rynning 2003 + Manners 2006 + Biscop 2018
Week 7 Midterm exam
Week 8 Transatlantic relations Hill et.al., 17 + Nielsen 2013, 2017 + Vennesson 2010
Week 9 EU Enlargment Policy Hill et.al., 14 + Preston 1997 + Moravcsik 2003 + Bieber 2011, 2018
Week 10 EU Neigborhood Policy EC 2004 + EC 2008 + Nielsen & Vilson 2014 + Renard 2016
Week 11 EU in the Southern neighbourhood Hollis 2012 + Füle 2011 + Bremberg 2016 + Hansen & Nielsen
Week 12 External borders, asylum and migration Hill et.al., 16 + Tassinari 2016 + Bentsen, Frederiksen & Kilic
Week 13 EU and Russia Diez & Wolff 2010 + Mearsheimer 2014 + Casier 2018
Week 14 EU in the Eastern neighbourhood Novaky 2015 + Kuzio 2017
Week 15 Wrapping up Hill et.al., 19, 20
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 0
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm exam 1 30 1,2
Active participation 1 20 1,2,3,4
Research paper 1 50 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture hours 3 14 42 Midterm exam 13 1 13
Preparation 5 14 70 Essay 25 1 25
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 01/10/2020
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