The overall aim of the course is for the students to attain basic knowledge of the EU legal system and its environment. The course is divided into two parts. The first part presents the historical background of the EU, its institutional organization, its legal sources and main principles. The second part gives a general understanding of the four freedoms and the enforcement of EU law vis-à-vis the Union, the Member States, and individuals. while considering current issues and limitations of the subject.

The course deals with current European political values, struggles, ideologies and institutions and starts with the presentation of their historical evolution in a comparative perspective focusing on the mainstream traditions of great powers in the continent such as France, Britain, Germany and Russia and Scandinavian countries.

The aim of this course is to help students attain a strong grasp of the European economic integration process. The Single Market and the Eurozone system will be particularly examined. The issues discussed will also include political aspects of the European integration process.


The aim of the course is to provide students with a survey of diplomatic history from ancient time to the present, emphasizing on diplomacy as a perennial international institution. Focusing on categories i.e. rituals, symbols, communication, and forms of exchange we will trace the development of diplomacy as well as its changing through the centuries.
This course intends to examine the changing parameters of European social
policy as mediated by the relationship between the economic and social
dimensions of the Community and Union, and by the centrality of workers'

as compared to citizenship rights.

This course is designed to introduce students to the discussions on the foreign policies of EU member states. It begins with the historical account of the origin and development of the EU. And then dwells on the theory of European integration from the classical to recent modern perspectives. Finally, the course ends with an in-depth analysis of the current EU member states’ foreign policies.

The aim of this course is to provide students with a firm historical, political and theoretical background on the European Union's relations with Turkey. In doing that the course firstly adopts a historical approach and provides factual information on the different turning points in this relationship. Secondly, the course determines the key drivers behind wider and deeper integration in Europe, highlighting major actors and decision making procedures. The final part of the course will aim at providing students with a critical outlook on the legitimacy of the European union
The aim of this course is to  equip students with a firm knowledge of the main institutional actors and decision making procedures of European Union. The first part of the course is devoted to introducing the institutional make-up of the European Union and its evolution with the treaty amendments. The second part of the course is aimed at providing students with a critical outlook on the challenges surrounding decision making within an enlarged and diverse EU of 27 member states. This includes questions about the future of the European Union. By the end of this course, students should understand the core driving ideas (forces) of European Integration as well as the competences and functioning of EU institutions and major policies.