Aims & Learning Objectives:
AIMS: Students will learn about the business environment of the European Union. Special emphasis placed on the Union's non-economic policies and on the recent evolution of EU decision-making.
OBJECTIVES: Students will be able to understand the dynamics of the European integrationprocess as it affects the business environment both in an institutional and a policy context.
The course is structured around lectures and seminars covering EU social and environmental policies; lobbying activities by corporations,NGOs and third country governments; the operation of the Commom Agricultural Policy; problems of policy implementation; the debate on EU governance.