European Politics and Economics,
full-time, first-cycle, general-academic profile,
studies in English, a fee is 2700 euro per year
Disciplines: Political Science and Administration, Economics, Legal Science
European Politics and Economics is an innovative educational program concentrated on the EU policies and the economic dimension of the functioning of the European Union. The main focus is on the economic dimension of the European integration process, which distinguishes the specialization from other programs run by the Institute of European Studies.
Completion of the European Politics and Economics program allows the graduates to deepen and systematize knowledge of management issues in the EU, as well as all dimensions of European integration. The program teaches how to make accurate assessment of political, social and economic conditions of EU administration, to analyze and diagnose the relations between different dimensions of integration within the EU, as well as to develop policy strategies.
The student of the program knows and understands the reasons and course of the integration process in Europe and the context of the creation of the European Communities. He/she has knowledge of European integration in its economic, political and institutional-legal dimension. The student knows and understands the next stages of the integration mechanism. He/she is able to analyze historical texts (political speeches, declarations, legal acts), as well as various concepts of development, opportunities and threats faced by the EU. The student is ready to critically evaluate the political and economic effects of European integration and to participate in the ongoing discussion on the shape of the final united Europe and the territorial borders of the Union.
The program prepares its graduates to conduct business on the EU market, work in lobbying and consulting companies, work in public administration at the governmental and local governmental level, perform official duties in the EU and international structures, work in non-governmental organizations.
The graduates of first-cycle studies in European Politics and Economics have a basic knowledge on functioning of diverse and multifaceted areas of European policy, which enables them to understand the dynamics of political, economic, legal and social changes at the national and supranational level; to develop decision strategies; to analyze attitudes and behaviors of participants of integration processes, their mutual relations and interactions.
Additionally, the graduates have knowledge on the economic aspects of functioning of the European Union and the implemented EU policies. The specialization provides interdisciplinary education in the field of social science, economics and legal science in the context of European Studies.
Graduates of the European Politics and Economics have the necessary skills to work for the civil service at the governmental, self-governmental and supranational level, to work at non-governmental organizations, EU institutions and agencies, media, cultural institutions.
Holders of secondary school diploma, secondary school diploma or an IB / EB diploma are eligible for admission. Candidates must also possess knowledge of English at the B2 level confirmed by:
Candidates who do not have evidence of English language skills at the B2 level have to take an exam to prove knowledge of that language.
A minimum amount of points necessary for the qualification: 35 points