This teaching module validates the FEDE Diploma in European Governance.
This master’s level teaching module aims to provide an understanding of the main organisational mechanisms in Europe in terms of strategy and geopolitics. It enables an analysis of the interactions between states, international institutions, economic stakeholders and civil societies. It is a combination of strategic, geopolitical, economic, social, sociological, historical, legal and even communication skills. It offers tools for analysing European governance in order to understand its complexities and issues. To understand today’s world, is to be able, tomorrow, to deliver more effective, more open, more coherent, more legitimate, more responsible and therefore more efficient managerial decisions. The skills base to be acquired is based on the following themes:
– Europe, Governance, Institution and Law: To understand the institutional organisation of Europe, its issues and future: the role of the states, European institutions and civil societies. To distinguish between exclusive and common competencies within the European Union. Lastly, to discuss the main principles of EU law.
– Europe, Governance and Citizenship: To analyse the emergence of European citizenship and the main international mechanisms for protecting Human Rights, and the rights linked to citizenship. To also understand the role of INGOs, the place citizens and civil society occupy in terms of running Europe and its institutions.
– Europe, Governance, Openness and Diversity: To understand Europe and international mobility, Europe and its diversities, and Europe and multiculturalism, through the prism of history and strategy. To analyse population flows, the implications of the immigration phenomenon and its administrative formalities, based on a geopolitical and diplomatic analysis.
– Europe, Governance and Challenges: To discuss the main challenges facing the European man of today and tomorrow: the digital revolution and its consequences, climate geopolitics, governance of the European education system and its future, Europe in globalised finance, the European company of the 21st century, and social and environmental responsibility in the European context.