Economics of the European Integration


COURSE OUTLINE

 

  1. GENERAL
SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTRY SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT
STUDY LEVEL Undergraduate
COURSE CODE ECO1009 SEMESTER 8th
COURSE TITLE Economics of the European Integration
INDEPENDENT TEACHING ACTIVITIES

 

TEACHING HOURS PER WEEK ECTS
Lectures 4 5
COURSE TYPE Specialization
PREREQUISITE COURSE(S):
LANGUAGE (TEACHING AND EXAMS) Greek
THE COURSE IS OFFERED TO ERASMUS STUDENTS Yes (in English)
COURSE WEBSITE (URL) http://www.agro.duth.gr/undergraduate/program/ECO1009.shtml

 

  1. TEACHING OUTCOMES
Teaching outcomes
After having attended the course, the student is expected to be familiar with the basic concepts regarding:

‣   The structure and organisation of the European Union

‣   The principles, function and implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy and more specifically,

‣  The principles and concepts of CMO’s (common market organisations) of agricultural products

The reforms of the CAP along with the current state and applicable schemes.

General capabilities
  • Independent work
  • Literature search, data analysis and synthesis
  • Development of inductive reasoning
  1. COURSE CONTENT
  1. European Union,
  2. European Treaties
  3. Structure and Functions of the European Institutions
  4. The Stages of European Integration
  5. Common Agricultural Policy,
  6. Common market organizations,
  7. Common measures of common market organizations,
  8. Joint organizations for the purchase of major plant products,
  9. Joint organizations for the purchase of major animal products,
  10. Common organization of the market in fishery and aquaculture products,
  11. New Common Agricultural Policy – Pillar 1, Pillar 2-Rural Development
  12. Single payment scheme,
  13. Specific product support schemes

 

  1. TEACHING AND LEARNING ASSESSMENT METHODS
DELIVERING METHOD Online lectures – Microsoft Teams
IT USE
  • Powerpoint, videos
  • e-class
  • Microsoft Teams
TEACHING ORGANIZATION Activity Semester workload
Lectures 39
Laboratory courses 15
Written assignment 15
Independent study 56
Course total

(25-hour workload per credit unit)

 

125

STUDENT ASSESSMENT Written exams at the end of the semester both on theoretical and practical courses.

 

  1. PROPOSED LITERATURE
·       “Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση και Κοινή Αγροτική Πολιτική”, Σέμος Α, Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ, Θεσσαλονίκη.

·       “Νέα Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση, Οργάνωση και Πολιτικές”, Μαραβέγιας Ν, Τσινισιζέλης Μ, Εκδόσεις Θεμέλιο, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2007.