Norway, Kristiansand

The European Union in Crisis

when 19 July 2016 - 5 August 2016
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 10 EC

The European Union in Crisis (July 19 – August 5)
> Methods II: Comparative Methods, Research Design and Europeanization
> EU Foreign Policy: Internal and External Challenges
> New Intergovernmentalism? The Dynamics of the “Euro-crisis”
> The EU and the Refugee Crisis
> Comparative Regionalism

The 2016 EISS guest faculty includes, amongst others, Derek Beach (University of Århus), Federica C. Bicchi (London School of Economics), Dermot Hodson (University of London), Simona Piattoni (University of Trento), Claudio M. Radaelli (University of Exeter), Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zürich), Esther Versluis (Maastricht University) and Jonathan Zeitlin (University of Amsterdam).

EISS provides an in-depth specialization in European Integration and Governance. It is organized in two Master-level courses in the summer, and a web-based course offered during the fall semester.

Application deadline: March 1, 2016

Course leader

Stefan Gänzle
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of EISS

Target group

Completed bachelors degree of 180 ECTS in order to qualify. Some outstanding upper-level BA students from partner universities of the University of Agder may be considered on an exceptional basis for the two summer courses. However, BA students have to be enrolled as exchange students through their home institutions.

Course aim

Our summer school is like “a study year abroad, but in a summer” as it will allow you to immerse yourself inside an international group of high caliber students in one of the most beautiful parts of Norway for up to seven weeks. The region of Sørlandet is well known for its warm climate – yes, you can go for a swim in the sea! – and for offering a wide range of social and sportive opportunities during the summer (weekends). The summer school has received national and international recognition as being a place that provides an exceptional learning environment for its students. Students will have the opportunity to engage with top scholars and experts in a very personal way. EISS is especially valuable for those students who are eager to acquire a specialization EU studies or who are about to get started for their MA thesis, eager for some supplementary expert consultation and advise by our professors.

Fee info

EUR 0: EISS does not charge tuition; there is only a registration or semester fee.


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