UCL European & International Social & Political Studies


UCL European & International Social & Political Studies


ESPS0003 - European Integration in Historical Perspective

Course value: 15 credits
Convenor: Prof Mark Hewitson
Duration: One term (term 1)
Teaching structure:
One hour lecture and one hour seminar
Assessment: 2 x 2,000 word essays at 50% each
Available to: First Years, Second Years and Affiliates
Module Level: Intermediate

Course Description:

This course examines differing conceptions of Europe, the history of the EEC and EU, and the attitudes of individual states to the process of European integration. It covers topics such as war and reconstruction, planning and liberalization in post-war economies, and Europe's relationship with both East and West.