POL359Y1: Enlarging Europe: The European Union and Its Applicants

Hours: 
48L

The course provides an overview of the salient issues in the past enlargement rounds, furnishing the context for the study of current and future integration efforts. Readings will cover the current round of enlargement to the Central and East European countries, efforts related to South-Eastern Europe, as well as Turkey. Issues between the EU and Ukraine and Russia will also be studied, as will the relationship between the Union and its Southern Rim. Security issues related to NATO integration and operations will also be covered.

Prerequisite: 

POL207Y1/​POL302Y5/ EUR200Y1

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)