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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:5 / 7.5
Course supervisor: Tatjana Muravska
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Political Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Political Science; Governance and Administration

Objective

This course aims at deepening students’ knowledge of the EU competences in Regional policy and roles of Member States and EU approach to Social dimension and competences of Member States in Social policy.
This course aims to offer insight into the concept of regional and cohesion development and social models in the EU; the regulatory environment and implementation of the Cohesion policy will be studied. Attention will be given to labour market policies and models as well as and public health models.
Special attention will be given to students’ discussions and debates.

Prerequisites

European economic integration

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students will gain awareness about EU Regional and Social Policies, its social, economic, legal as well as regulatory aspects. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have acquired knowledge about facts and figures, concepts and theories that support understanding of the course subject as well as dynamics that shape EU regionalism and social trends in the EU and its Member States.

Skills

Studenti iegūs prasmes: • novērtēt un skaidrot sociāli ekonomiskus notikumus un to attīstību ES reģionalas un socālas politikas sfērās; • analizēt ES reģionālo politiku, izmantojot dažādas analīzes metodes; • izstrādāt priekšlikumus nepieciešamajiem uzlabojumiem ES sociālā un vesselības politika.

Competence

Students are able to perform independent, critical analysis, apply economic methods in the planning and implementation of the EU Regional Policy and Social Policy, perform the assessment of economic parameters of regional and social systems.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2019, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Regional Politics and State Administration3Master’sLimited choiceTatjana Muravska
Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Regional Politics and State Administration3Master’sLimited choiceTatjana Muravska
International Governance and Diplomacy3Master’sLimited choice
International Relations and Diplomacy3Master’sLimited choice