- The historical development of the EU – an overview (Papageorgiou)
- Main concepts of European integration (Andreou)
The course (offered in English) is an optional course for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Originally addressed to Erasmus+ students, it became, since 2018 a regular course of the Department of Political Sciences, offered to the students of the Department, whether regularly enrolled or under an Erasmus+ mobility and students in other schools of the University, during the winter semester.
The main objectives of the course are fourfold. It aims to:
The course is organized around seminars and the students are required to prepare in advance for the lectures. It is strongly interactive, and students are encouraged to participate actively and guide the course. It consists of 13 3-hour lectures (with a total of 39 hours for the semester) which are offered by two professors (Associate Professor Ioannis Papageorgiou covers 22 hours and Assistant Professor Georgios Andreou covers 17 hours during the first two years and the totality of the course during the third).
The lectures are structured as follows (each part lasts 3 hours apr. and is fully supported with Power Point Presentations (in brackets, the lectures offered by each professor during the first two years):