Bachelor and Master Programs “Economy of the European Integration”

With the support of the LLP of the European Union

 

Ukrainian-taught Bachelor Program “Economy of the European Integration” is a cluster of optional courses within the general Ukrainian-taught Bachelor Program in International Economic Relations.

List of Courses:

- EU Economy (2 ECTS credits, 7th semester)

- EU Competition Policy (2 ECTS credits, 7th semester)

- EU Stock Market (2 ECTS credits, 7th semester)

- Financial and Banking Systems of European Countries (2 ECTS credits, 8th semester)

- Foreign Trade Payments and Settlements in European Countries (2 ECTS credits, 8th semester)

 

English-taught Master Program “Economy of the European Integration” is a cluster of optional courses within the general Ukrainian-taught Master Program in International Economic Relations.

List of Courses:

- Monetary Integration in the EU (2 ECTS credits, 1st semester)

- Common Agricultural Policy of the EU (2 ECTS credits, 1st semester)

- The EU Migration policy (2 ECTS credits, 1st semester)

- Common Commercial Policy of the EU (3 ECTS credits, 2nd semester)

- European Material Law (3 ECTS credits, 2nd semester)

- Economic Integration of Ukraine and the EU (2 ECTS credits, 3rd semester)

Courses Syllabi:

EU Economy

Theory of integration

Establishment of the EU Single Market

Preparation and stages of establishment of the European Monetary Union

Indirect taxation approximation policy in the EU

Direct taxation policy harmonization in the EU

Elaboration an implementation of the common agricultural policy in the EU

Competition policy in the EU

Policy for joint research and development in the EU

EU Competition Policy

Fundamentals and forms of the EU competition policy

Anti-trust regulation system in the EU

The EU competition policy for abuse of dominant position in the market

Competition policy and state aid

The EU in the system of international cooperation in procompetitive regulation

Interaction of the EU trade and competition policy

Regulation of competition in economic relations of the EU and Ukraine

Adjustment of competition protection system in Ukraine to community competition policy in the EU

EU Stock Market

Stock market as a segment of the EU financial markets

Types of corporate securities in European stock markets

Public sector debt securities market in the EU countries

Features of organized stock markets in the EU

European stock market indices as indicators of the EU economies development

Stock exchanges in the EU

Trade in debt instruments at the European trade platforms

Over-the-counter organizers of trade in financial instruments in the EU

Legal regulation of the EU stock markets

Financial and Banking Systems of European Countries

Finance and financial systems

Financial system: essence and structure

Financial system types

Types of financial sector institutions

Structure of financial markets

Corporate finance

Information asymmetries in financial system

Soundness of financial systems

Structural analysis of financial systems of European countries

Financial systems of the United Kingdom, France, and Germany

Financial systems of Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece

Financial systems of Scandinavian countries and small states in Western Europe

Banking systems of Central and Eastern European countries

European System of Central Banks and European Central Bank

Financial systems of the CIS countries

Foreign Trade Payments and Settlements in European Countries

Theoretical aspects of international payments and their preconditions

Modern scientific and technological revolution in international payment and settlement relations in the EU

Types of modern banking, payment, and settlement systems

Risks and their minimization methods in international agreements of the EU countries

Means and methods of payments and settlements in foreign trade of the European Union

New instruments for foreign trade payments in the EU countries

Combining lending and payments as an instrument to cover contract liabilities in the EU foreign trade

Convergence of payment and lending mechanisms in the financial systems of the EU countries

Monetary Integration in the EU

History of the European Monetary Union establishment

Preconditions and effects of launching the euro

Enlargement of the euro area

Tasks and functions of the European System of Central Banks

Organization of activity of the European System of Central Banks

Means and procedural aspects of the single monetary policy in the euro area

Transmission mechanism of monetary policy and interaction of economic processes

Practice of the single monetary policy implementation in the euro area

Monetary policy of the EU countries outside the euro area

The impact of monetary policy and exchange rate trends on the national economies

Common Agricultural Policy of the EU

Agriculture in the European Union

The economic and historical foundation of the Common Agricultural Policy in Europe

Institutions and EU decisions-making in common agricultural policy

Simplification of the common agricultural policy

Enlargement of the common agricultural policy

Reform of the common agricultural policy

The EU Migration policy

Theoretic fundamentals of migration policy research

Transformations of the European approaches to managing international migration

Institutional dimensions of migration policy transformations in the EU states

Regulating labor migration from the new member states in the context of the EU enlargements

Shaping common European migration policy

Migration component of  Ukraine-EU cooperation

Common Commercial Policy of the EU

The objectives and principles of the common commercial policy of the European Union

Instruments of the trade policy of the European Union

Bilateral and multilateral EU trade policy

The system of trade preferences in the EU

Regulation of service trade within the common commercial policy of the EU

Regulation of direct foreign investments and commercial aspects of intellectual property rights in the common commercial policy of the EU

Sectoral features of common commercial policy of the European Union

Common commercial policy towards Ukraine

European Material Law

EU Economic and Monetary Union

The notion of the EU internal market and its fundamental freedoms

Freedom of movement of goods within the EU and custom duties

Freedom of movement of goods within the EU and domestic taxation

Quantitative trade restrictions in the EU

Legal regulation of free movement of goods within the EU

Legal principles of free movement of people within the EU

Legal principles of the freedom of establishment in the EU

Legal regulation of the freedom to provide and receive services in the EU

Legal regulation of free movement of capital in the EU

The EU legislation harmonization

Protection of intellectual property rights in the EU

Economic Integration of Ukraine and the EU

European integration under world economy globalization

European integration as the main priority for the foreign economic policy of Ukraine

Ukraine in the common trade policy and economic aspects of the EU neighborhood policy

Development of foreign trade between Ukraine and the European Union

Movement of production factors between Ukraine and the EU

Ukraine in European integration processes and the EU enlargement eastward

Selected lectures

The objectives and principles of the common commercial policy of the European Union

Enlargement of the Euro Area

Transformations of European Approaches to Managing International Migration

 

 More information about the courses

 

Leaflet “Bachelor and Master Programs “Economics of European Integration”