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European Union

Main Subject Group of EU: Table of contents

Starting page of the Main Subject Group of the EU
Illustrated overview
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Basic Course 1: Introduction to the Subject

Basic Course 2: Analysis of the Integration Process (I): From the ECSC to the Treaty of Maastricht 
Overview: An overall view of the integration process 1951-2005 - developments and problems
Stage 1 From the end of the Second World War to the ECSC
Stage 2: From the ECSC to the foundation of the European Economic Community (EEC)
Stage 3: From the EEC to the Single European Act (SEA)
Stage 4: From the SEA to the foundation of the European Union
Assessment: Determining factors and development model of the integration process

Basic Course 3: Analysis of the Integration Process (II): From the Treaty of Amsterdam to the Referendums in France and the Netherlands
Stage 5: From the Treaty of Maastricht to the Treaty of Amsterdam
Stage 6: The Treaty of Nice
Stage 7: From the convention to the process of ratifying the constitution
Stage 8: Reasons and consequences of the "No" vote in France and the Netherlands
Assessment: On the results of analysing the integration process

Basic Course 4: Institutions in the EU multi-level system
Structure of the EU 1: Institutional structure at the supranational level (I): Commission - Council - Parliament
 Structure of the EU 2: Institutional structure at the supranational level (II): European Council - Court of Justice
Structure of the EU 3: The national level
EU structure 4: The institutional structure of the second and third pillars
Assessment: Central characteristics of the EU's institutional structure

Basic Course 5: Enlargement of the EU
A model for analysing the enlargement process
Phase 1: From the UK's first membership application to the EFTA enlargement
Phase 2: Enlargement to the East
Phase 3: The ongoing enlargement process (as of October 2005)

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