Netherlands, Maastricht

The European Union: Peace, Conflict and Human Rights

when 6 July 2016 - 21 July 2016
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee EUR 900

Students will learn historical and current politics of the EU by preparing reading materials outside of class; engaging in class activities that will include: • group presentations, • simulations, • debates, and • interactive class discussions and dialogue. Students will also increase their knowledge of EU policy by writing a short policy paper. Preparing a moot court oral argument will assist students in understanding how human rights are protected in Europe.

Course leader

Sejla Imamovic

Target group

Students should have basic knowledge of EU history and its major institutions and an interest in human rights issues. Knowledge of current topics in EU politics is helpful.

Course aim

Students will learn historical and current politics of the EU by preparing reading materials outside of class; engaging in class activities that will include: • group presentations, • simulations, • debates, and • interactive class discussions and dialogue. Students will also increase their knowledge of EU policy by writing a short policy paper. Preparing a moot court oral argument will assist students in understanding how human rights are protected in Europe.

Fee info

EUR 900: Course fee only.

Scholarships

Not available.