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Course “Introduction to the EU and their Institutions” (e-learning, 3 ECTS, Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English)

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): The EU and Their Institutions

The main objective of the Professional Course “Introduction to the EU and their Institutions” taught by EENI Global Business School is to understand the complex functioning of the EU: The largest market in the world.

European Union: World's largest single market (Courses, Master, Business) European Single Market

Given the complexity of the EU, two modules compose this course:

  1. Introduction to the EU;
  2. EU Institutions.

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E-learning Course Master Doctorate, Asian Student, International Business

  1. Credits: 3 ECTS;
  2. Duration: 3
    weeks It is recommended to dedicate about twelve hours of study per week following a flexible schedule. It is possible to reduce the duration dedicating more hours a week
  3. Tuition Fees: EUR 72;
  4. Open Online Enrolment;
  5. Download the syllabus of the Course (PDF).

Aimed at all those who need to understand the complex functioning of the EU.

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English

  1. Also
    available in For improving the international communication skills, the student has free access to the learning materials in these languages (free multilingual training).
    Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Curso Unión Europea Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Cours Union européenne Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Curso União Europeia.

European Commission

Diploma of Master, Doctorate in International Business

This course contains exercises that are evaluated, which the student must work out and pass to obtain the Diploma of the Professional Course: “Introduction to the EU and their Institutions” issued by EENI Global Business School.

Students who have taken this course can validate and register for a Master or Doctorate at EENI.

This course belongs to the following Higher Education Programs taught by EENI:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate: European Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Masters and Doctorate in International Business for the Students from the European Union, Masters, Doctorate, Courses, International Business, Foreign Trade European Union.

BREXIT (UK departure from the EU)

Module one- Introduction to the EU: The largest market in the world

  1. Objectives of the EU;
  2. Introduction to the budget and organization of the EU;
  3. The EU in figures;
  4. European Union's Law
    1. EU Treaties: Rome, Maastricht, Lisbon..;
    2. Regulations, Directives and other legislative acts of the EU.
  5. Functioning of the EU;
  6. Introduction to the economy of the EU
    1. BREXIT;
    2. Amancio Ortega, the third richest man in the world.
  7. Working for the European Union;
  8. The EU as a member of the European Economic Area of the Western Civilization (PDF)
    1. Christianity in Europe.

The specific aims of the module one “Introduction to the European Union” are the following:

  1. To analyze the basic principles and functioning of the EU;
  2. To understand the basic concepts of the Community Law;
  3. To assess the impact and causes of the BREXIT;
  4. To understand the importance of the EU in the global scenario;
  5. To analyze the structural and investment funds of the EU.

Module two- Institutions of the EU.

  1. European Council: the political arm of the EU
    1. Council of the EU;
    2. Presidency of the Council of the EU.
  2. European Commission:  the executing body of the EU;
  3. European Parliament: the legislative body;
  4. Court of Justice of the EU: the guarantor of the EU legality;
  5. European Court of Auditors (ECA): the financial supervisor of the EU;
  6. European Economic and Social Committee (EESC): the consultative body;
  7. European Committee of the Regions (CoR): the assembly of representatives;
  8. European Investment Bank (EIB): the financial institution of the EU;
  9. Decentralized EU Agencies;
  10. European Central Bank.

The specific aims of the second module of the “Course in Institutions of the EU” are to learn about:

  1. The role of each of the European Institutions;
  2. The role of the European Council as the political arm of the EU;
  3. EU's political priorities;
  4. The Strategic Agenda for the Union in times of change;
  5. The role of the European Commission as the executing institution of the EU;
  6. Objectives, priorities and structure of the European Commission;
  7. Implications of the White Paper on the future of Europe;
  8. The key role of the European Parliament;
  9. Parliament's legislative capacity and legislative procedures;
  10. Role of the Court of Justice as the guarantor of the legality in the European Union;
  11. Reports, regulations and jurisprudence of the Court of Justice;
  12. The role of the European Court of Auditors as the EU's financial supervisor;
  13. The role of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) as the advisory body to the EU;
  14. Europe 2020 Multi-Year Program;
  15. The role of the Committee of the Regions of the EU and his relationship with the EU policies and legislation;
  16. Areas of cooperation, objectives and strategy of the European Investment Bank;
  17. Specialized agencies of the EU;
  18. The role of the European Central Bank in the financial and monetary stability of the EU.

Note: the EU Foreign Policy is analyzed in the course “International economic relations of the EU.”

Knowledge Area: Europe.

European Central Bank (ECB). Eurozone. EU Economic and Monetary Union

European Parliament

Court of Justice, EU, Procedures, Principles established by jurisprudence

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