Munich, Germany

European Studies

online course
when 27 June 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 750

The Online European Studies Summer School invites international students to become experts on contemporary European history, European politics, the institutional system of the European Union and current crisis phenomena such as Brexit and the migration crisis in Europe. Successful participants are awarded with 6 ECTS credit points and certificates. The remote program combines daily live seminar sessions with reading and homework assignments via LMU Munich's e-learning platform. Meet your lecturers in the virtual classroom, join international students in discussions on the European Union and widen your academic network.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Klaus Goetz, LMU Munich, Chair of Political Systems and European Integration
Dr. Stefan Jagdhuber

Target group

Students with different academic backgrounds and a general interest in European integration will benefit from each other in an intercultural and interdisciplinary learning process. Former classes consisted of regular students of political science, law, communications studies, intercultural communication and related disciplines as well as practitioners such as civil servants, communication experts even young politicians.

Lectures, presentations and examinations will be held in English. Knowledge of German is not required.

Course aim

The objective of the summer academy is to provide students a broad understanding on the historical development, the economic, societal, political and philosophical dimensions of the European integration project. Furthermore, the course analyses Europe's role as an international political and economic actor and its relations to different countries and regions of the world. The classes are based on an interdisciplinary approach and combine different methodologies such as lectures, round-table discussions, group-work and students' presentations.

Fee info

EUR 750: Students from selected LMU partner universities receive full waivers and may hence participate free of charge.


Students from selected LMU partner universities receive full waivers and may hence participate free of charge.