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Minor

European Politics and Global Change

This minor focusses on European Union politics and familiarises the students with key conceptual and methodological tools to analyse a broad array of topics relating to European integration along with European Union relations with other subnational, national, international and transnational actors - both inside and outside.

For whom?

Students who are interested in topics such as:

  • Who governs the EU?,
  • The history of European Integration, Theory and Present Day Politics,
  • Bureaucracy and Democracy in the EU,
  • Policies and policymaking in the EU.
COURSES SEM 1 SEM 2 SEMESTER 1 SEMESTER 2 EC
  • Introduction to European politics and external relations
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    6
  • Restricted-choice electives: Electives:
    1—6
    24
  • The Politics of EU-integration in the Western Balkans
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    6
  • Introduction to politics
    1—2
    12
  • Introduction to international relations
    2—3
    12
  • Introduction to Public Policy and Governance
    2—3
    12
  • EU & US relations in a globalized world
    4—5
    12
  • The EU and the politics of Central and Eastern Europe
    5—6
    12
  • The future of Europe
    5—6
    12
  • Turkey and the European Union
    5—6
    12
Read more in the Course Catalogue

Related Master's programme

This minor may serve as a good preparation for academic Bachelor’s students who want to apply for admission to the Master's programme in European Politics and External Relations (Political Science). Always check the entry requirements of the Master’s programme you are interested in.

Entry requirements

The minor is open to students who completed their first year of a Bachelor degree programme at the UvA or another university. The minor is not open to students from universities of applied sciences (HBO).

Application

  • Students can register for the minor by completing the webform in the Course Catalogue.
  • Students from other universities must first enrol as a minor student of the UvA on http://www.studielink.nl.
Facts & Figures
Mode Full-time
Credits 30 ECTS, one year
Language of instruction English
Starts in September