Le Grand Syllabus 2016/2017
Course Description : The seminar aims at introducing the achievements and challenges of European integration. After a short presentation of the European history since WWII, it focuses on European institutions and their interactions, which will be affected by the Brexit. It then turns to European policies : did the European Union manage to achieve the single European market and to make the EU the most competitive and cohesive economy in the world ? What are the achievements and challenges in European environmental policy and of the economic and monetary union ? Is the European immigration Policy able to tackle the immigration crisis ? What about the protection of human rights ? What are the strengths and ﬂaws of the EU's external action, as regards the trade, development, defense policies, which will be affected by the election of Donald Trump ? Required reading : to be deﬁned.
of this policy area and its relevance for current developments in the ﬁeld of security. The European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) now EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) and the missions that it engendered, is now beginning to mature. Current political and policy changes across the EU, as well as changing transatlantic and global relations, are factors that will inﬂuence the nature of ESDP missions (Gya 2007). This is a seminar course. Students will be expected to do the readings in advance and discuss them critically in class and online. Required reading : Darko Angelov, The New Era of European Defence : Eu and Nato's Juxtaposition, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG, 2008 ; Stefanie Babst, “Reinventing NATO's Public Diplomacy”, Research Paper, NATO Defense College Rome, No.41, November, 2008 ; Jozef Batora, “Does the European Union Transform the Institution of Diplomacy ?”, ARENA Working Papers, 03/06, available at http ://academia.unse.edu.ar/13pg/mims/TPI/lp/ does%20UE%20transform%20diplomacy.pdf.
EUROPEAN SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY MILITARY MISSIONS
Semester : Autumn Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
EVALUATION OF PUBLIC POLICIES
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Odette TOMESCU (Chef du bureau changement climatique, Direction Générale de la Mondialisation, Ministère des Affaires étrangères). Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : An oral presentation (40% of the grade) ; each student has to write one reading sheet (4-5 pages 1.5 spaced) resuming one of the required readings of the week (40%) ; class Participation & discussion (20% of the grade). Participation in this class is extremely important. The class participation grade will derive from regular attendance and everyday discussion and analysis. Please be aware that skipping class (unexcused absences) will impact your grade in this area. Course Description : The course is intended principally for students selecting International Relations (including sub-sectors such as security studies, strategic studies and geopolitics) and European studies tracks. European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) Operations is an introductory course that aims to explain the nature 394
Teachers : Axelle CHARPENTIER (Project Manager - Department of Economics, Sciences Po). Prerequisite : None Pedagogical format : Elective Course validation : Students will be assessed on the basis of a group project (50 %) and a ﬁnal exam (50 %). For the group project, students will be by groups of 3. Over the course of the semester, each group will work on a proposal of a randomized evaluation on a topic of their choice. Different aspects of evaluation will be covered in the lectures and these should be reﬂected in the group proposal. Course Description : The main goal of this course is to provide a detailed understanding of impact evaluation methods, with a focus on randomized evaluations.