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European Integration: Economics, History and Policy

Course code
Course type
BSc Course General Studies
Weekly Hours
HS 2023
Prof. Dr. Ralf Fendel
Please note that exchange students obtain a higher number of credits in the BSc-program at WHU than listed here. For further information please contact directly the International Relations Office.
  1. History of the European Economic Integration Process
  2. The Economics of European Trade Integration
  3. European Union Institutions and Policies
  4. Cost, Benefits and Challenges of a Common Currency
  5. The European Monetary Union (EMU)
  6. Current Problems and Challenges
Date Time
Monday, 30.10.2023 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 06.11.2023 11:30 - 15:15
Monday, 13.11.2023 08:00 - 11:15
Thursday, 23.11.2023 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 30.11.2023 11:30 - 15:15
Thursday, 07.12.2023 11:30 - 15:15
- Becoming familiar with the history European Economic Integration process

- Understanding the Implications of EU trade integration and the single currency

- Learning about the Functioning of the European Union

- Understanding the implications of the Brexit

Baldwin, R., and C. Wyplosz, The Economics of European Integration. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2019.
Lecture and classroom discussion
Grundkenntnisse der makroökonomischen und mikroökonomischen Theorie
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