The module was taught to the bachelor students majoring in disciplines not direcltly related to the European Studies. The disciplines of the audience are linguistics, translation studies and intercutural communication. The module was developed to mainstream and diversify EU-related subjects throughout the curricula, to equip students with knowledge on European external policy and its actions as a a global player.
Part I. The European policy since 1945 to the present day
- 1. European organisations: genesis, evolution and interrelations. The Congress of Europe in the Hague, creation of European organisations. European organizations in the field of defense and security. European economic organizations. Council of Europe.
- 2. The founding fathers of the European Union. ECSC and the Community method. The EU Treaties. Jacques Delors’ Commission: the single market. European Commission. The EU Council. European Parliament.
This course does not have one textbook. Instead, participants are responsible for reading various materials that are announced in the syllabus.
- 1. Analysis of the development of the main international organisations involved in European integration. URL: https://www.cvce.eu/en/epublications/eisc/european-organisations.
- 2. The European Union. URL: https://european-union.europa.eu/index_en.
Part II. The EU external policy
The European Union as a global player (objectives, values, key figures, languages, symbols) European External Action Service. EU Foreign Policy. EU Strategic Communication – Action Plan against Disinformation. Iinstruments of «soft power» policy.The Erasmus+ programme. The EU Green Deal
- 1. Principles, countries, history of the European Union. URL: https://european-union.europa.eu/principles-countries-history_fr.
- 2. Treaties in force. URL: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/summary/chapter/01.html?expand=0105,010501,0104,010401#arrow_010401.
- 3. The Treaty of Lisbon. URL: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/FR/TXT/?uri=legissum:ai0033.
Part III. Participation in international organisations
- 1. United Nations. The UN Security Council (analysis of the Resolution) The Sustainable Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations.
- 2. NATO: creation, member countries, structure. NATO Operation “Allied Force” in 1999. NATO-Russia Council. France and NATO. The NATO 2030 agenda.
- 1. The Sustainable Development Goals. URL: https://www.undp.org/fr/sustainable-development-goals.
- 2. Resolutions of the UN Security Council. URL: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/fr/content/resolutions.
- 3. Ready to throw away - planned obsolescence. URL: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/fr/content/resolutions.
- 4. NATO. URL: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/fr/content/resolutions.
- 5. The North Atlantic Treaty. URL: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/fr/content/resolutions.
- 6. NATO – Russia. Setting the record straight URL: https://www.un.org/securitycouncil/fr/content/resolutions.
Part IV. The Yugoslav wars: the origin, the chronology The consequences of the Yugoslav wars
Part V. The “Arab Spring”: the reasons, the participating countries, the results