History and Politics of European Integration


The programme is a part of the Department of Political Science and Contemporary History's teaching syllabus. It is open to Finnish students as well as to degree and exchange students from all departments of the University of Turku and from the Åbo Akademi University.

The whole programme covers the two semesters of the academic year (September to May), and accepts both undergraduate and graduate students.

The program can be used as a minor, but students also have the option to take individual courses, and there is no specific order in which the courses must be completed, unless clearly stated otherwise.

The programme's courses are aimed at students with basic/intermediate knowledge of the European integration process, but some courses will also accommodate more advanced students. These courses are mostly essays, and are marked as "Advanced Courses".  

Students are also invited to pick and chose from a range of Additional Courses organized either by HPEI or by other departments in Turku.

The language of teaching, instruction, and assignments is English.

For Finnish students taking the programme either as a minor or as one of their specialized syllabi, please turn to the Finnish-language description of the programme.


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