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KT042112 KT18 Economic Integration 6 op
Organised by
Person in charge
Aleksandra Maslowska
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

Students learn both from theoretical and empirical view about the path of the European economic integration. Students understand and can evaluate the current functioning and the future perspectives of the European Union.


The course consists in a broad overview of the various aspects of the process of European economic integration. After a necessary historical and institutional introduction, the course will largely focus on the microeconomic and macroeconomic dimensions of the integration process. In this regard, the main topics will be: trade integration, capital market integration, exchange rate regimes, optimum currency areas, monetary integration and fiscal policy coordination. During the course, also the working of the European budget, the Common Agricultural Policy and the task allocation topic in multilevel government systems will be treated and discussed.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 24 h 0 h

In the spring term, lectures "Economic Integration" 24 h, 6 h/week, in English (lecturer: Aleksandra Maslowska)

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam

Written exam 042011 KT18 Economic Integration, 6 ECTS cr.


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring
3. year spring

IV period.

Study materials

Richard Baldwin, Charles Wyplosz, "The Economics of European Integration", fourth edition, 2012, ISBN-13 9780077131722.

Economics of European Integration, Baldwin, Richard E.; Wyplosz, 4th edition (2012), ISBN-13 9780077131722.
Lecture slides (available in the university's intranet after the beginning of the course).

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