Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
(Senior Analyst), Eva PEJSOVA (Analyste politique), Nicolae POPESCU (Chercheur), Thierry TARDY (Conseiller). Prerequisite : None. Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : 40% for the exposé oral, 40% for a written essay (done at home), and 20% for oral participation Workload : More details about occasional supplementary readings will be given in class. Pedagogical method : The course will be delivered by the Director and the Analysts of the EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS, www.iss. europa.eu). Each of them will make one or two presentations, and run one of the students' led sessions. The ﬁrst eight sessions will be formal lectures, with open interaction between the lecturer and the students. The following four sessions will be run by the students who will make group presentations on a theme agreed with the lecturers. The last session will conclude the course. Course Description : This course is collectively offered by the EU Institute for Security Studies. It provides a general introduction to how the European Union ﬁts into a polycentric world by looking into EU's security approaches to a number of crucial foreign partners, countries and issues. The course is meant to provide 1) a comprehensive historical overview ; 2) a broad assessment of the main academic approaches in the existing literature ; and 3) an analysis of the major security issues involved. It also aims at stimulating the students to address speciﬁc security themes related to how the EU ﬁts into a rapidly changing world and how it interacts with multiple power centres and players. The course will start with an introduction to the EU Global Strategy of 2016 and how the EU sees it global foreign policy role, coupled with a broad overview of how EU foreign policy ‘works'. It will then delve into key countries or regional security issues which are of a strategic relevance for the EU. Attention will be paid to the state of EU's interaction and security relations with the US and NATO, the UN and the AU, Russia and the post-Soviet space, the Middle East and North Africa as well as China and the Far East. Global migrations and EU policy responses to regional vectors will also be addressed. 1538
On this basis, four sessions will subsequently be devoted to students' presentations (collective or individual, depending on the topics and the number of students enrolled) under the supervision of the relevant experts who will comment on the presentations and give feedback, with a view also to the preparation of individual research papers. Required reading : The European Security Strategy, 2003 ; The EU Global Strategy, 2016 ; Towards an EU Global Strategy. Background, Process, References. Edited by A. Missiroli, EUISS, Paris, 2015 (www.iss.europa.eu).
EU NEGOTIATIONS IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Francesco MARCHI (Chargé de recherche et de formation, ESSEC). Pedagogical format : Seminar Course validation : This course has no speciﬁc requirements. The assessment is based on different activites : 50% class participation, 20% EUNegotiationLab blog participation, 30% ﬁnal paper (3000 words). Pedagogical method : The course will follow a three step sequential approach : Experiential learning through simulations : In each session students will engage in an exercise or a simulation pertaining to a key aspect of negotiation in the EU. Debrieﬁng, feedback & self-examination : After the practice, the instructor will lead a discussion that involves analyzing students' performance so that the class can analyze the relationship between different negotiation strategies and outcomes and learn from everyone's experiences. Discussion of a case study : during the last part of each session the instructor will discuss with students the relevant research ﬁndings that are connected with the seminar key learning points and the speciﬁc aspects of the EU negotiation situation analyzed. Course Description : Negotiation constitutes a strategic