Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 3 hours.
Examines the governments, societies, and cultures on the shores of the Mediterranean. Examines ideas associated with the Mediterranean and practices followed by its people and governments from the perspectives of a variety of disciplines, paying special attention to the region's relationship with the European Union. Same as ITAL 415 and PS 415. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: Minimum of junior standing, or consent of instructor.
Selected reading and research in European Studies. See schedule for current topics. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 hours in same or separate terms if topics vary. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing, or consent of the instructor.
Exploration of a variety of subjects about the European Union and EU-US relations and comparative perspectives. This transatlantic relationship will be studied via a series of expert lectures offered by University of Illinois faculty and visiting scholars. 2 graduate hours. No professional credit. Approved for Letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours in separate terms if topics vary. Prerequisite: Priority given to students in the MAEUS and EUC FLAS Fellowship programs, other graduate students welcome by permission of the instructors.
A graduate-level introduction to the European Union, its history, decision-making processes, legal framework and economic effects.
Introduces students to the role of the EU in international affairs. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 8 hours.
Introduction for students in the master's in European Union Studies degree program to the processes involved in developing and completing an MA thesis project. Topics covered may include departmental and Graduate College thesis requirements; research methodologies; conducting effective field research; resources for thesis writing; and practical advice on managing a thesis project. Approved for S/U grading only.
May be repeated in the same term to a maximum of 6 hours. May be repeated in separate terms to a maximum of 12 hours. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Integrates the practical, co-curricular, or immersive learning experiences from a part-time internship in some aspect of European /international or public affairs into the context of a student’s course work with the EU Center. Course content will address challenges of applying course knowledge to work outside of the classroom and of adapting to a new professional environment; it will also draw from consultations with those serving in the role of on-site internship supervisor. The course is intended for students who are working in an internship (including virtual) part-time during the semester or full-time during some portion of the summer (i.e., not full-time for a regular semester). 1 to 3 graduate hours. No professional credit. Prerequisite: At least one previous EURO course. Students must secure an internship and approval from the EUC academic coordinator before enrolling in the course; students must also confirm intent to enroll in the course with the employer beforehand and send documentation to the instructor. All arrangements must be made in advance of registration.
Instruction on topics of current interest about the European Union. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary. See Class Schedule for current topics.