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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
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 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 have gained a comprehensive knowledge of the background, the development and the current state of the economic relations between the EU and Russia. The course teaches students how to analyse independently the impact of the EU-Russia relations on the every-day business between the companies based in the EU and Russia.


The course provides students with a comprehensive picture of the EU-Russia economic relations. The course gives a special emphasis on mutual trade, energy dialogue in particular, investment flows, and tourism. Future scenarios for the EU-Russia relations are discussed. High-level visiting experts from the EU institutions and Russia lecture about the “hot potatoes” of the EU-Russia 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 16h (Liuhto + guest lecturers).

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 active participation in the lectures (20%). It is obligatory to attend at least 50% of the lectures, including the final lecture, when students present the course works.

Recommended year of study

3rd, 4th or 5th year

Study materials

  1. Forsberg Tuomas; Haukkala Hiski, The European Union and Russia. London and New York, Palgrave Macmillan 2016.
  2. Haukkala, Hiski, The EU-Russia Strategic Partnership: The Limits of Post-Sovereignty in International Relations. London, Routledge 2010.
  3. EU-Russian energy dialogue: Europe’s future energy security, Ed. by Pami Aalto. Aldershot, Ashgate 2007.
  4. A collection of topical articles.

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

Further information

The Pan-European 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
Department of Marketing and International Business
Valinnaiset opinnot (Economic Geography)
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)
Turku School of Economics
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Marketing and International Business
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Economic Geography
International Business
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