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KV203090 KVS10/TMS32 The Development of the EU-Russia Economic Relations 6 ECTS
Organised by
International Business
Person in charge
Kari Liuhto
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2014–2015 X
Preceding studies
It is highly recommended to complete at least KV22 or KV23 before taking this course.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students understand the background, the development and the current state of the economic relations between the EU and Russia. Through the course assignment, students have also learned to analyse independently the implications of EU-Russia economic relations on business.


The course gives an overview of the development of the EU-Russia economic relations. Special emphasis is placed on the energy dialogue, Kaliningrad, and the future scenarios. Visiting experts both from the EU and Russia also analyse the current status of the economic relations. In addition to lectures, the course contains an analytical course work on a given topic.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h

Intensive course (lectures 4*4 h, Liuhto + guest lecturers) during spring term, exact time will be informed later.

Modes of study

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

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
The final grade of the course is based on the exam (40%), the course work (40%), and the regular and active participation in the lectures (20%). It is obligatory to attend at least 1/2 of the lectures, including the final course work presentation lecture.

Recommended year of study

4th or 5th year

Study materials

  1. EU-Russian energy dialogue: Europe’s future energy security. Aalto, Pami (ed.), Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007.
  2. Haukkala, Hiski, The EU-Russia Strategic Partnership: The Limits of Post-Sovereignty in International Relations, London, Routledge 2010.
  3. Medvedev, Sergei, EU-Russian relations - Alternative futures, 2006. Available at:
  4. A collection of articles.

Information on additional material will be announced in the beginning of the course.

Further information

The Pan-European Institute is grateful for the financial support of Russian and East European Master's School's Universities network for the course KVS10.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
Turku School of Economics
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Department of Marketing and International Business
Advanced studies (International Business)

Incoming examinations

Dec 13, 2019
May 6, 2020
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
Operations and Supply Chain Management
Economic Geography
International Business
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