Institut d'etudes Européennes
De l'Université libre de Bruxelles

Curriculum of the Executive Master in European Union Studies

You will find below the detailed curriculum of the MEUS with the various ECTS involved.

This webpage dedicated to the MEUS curriculum is currently being updated as we confirm the programme courses. Stay in touch !

Core Courses – 25 ECTS – “EU Integration And Policy-Making In The Globalization Era”

The Political Economy of
European Integration

Micaël Castanheira de Moura Professor of Economics at ULB

& Francois Rycx
Professor of Economics Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management ULB

Laurent Bouton 
Professor of Economics at ULB

Georges Siotis
Former deputy director of the Commission Chief Economist Team

5 ECTS

Institutions and Decision-­‐ Making in the EU

Cristina Coteanu
Professor in European Law and lawyer

& Despina Spanou
Director at the European Commission

5 ECTS

Asylum, Migration and Criminal Matters in the EU

Anne Weyembergh
Professor of European Law at the ULB and President of the Institute for European Studies of the ULB. Coordinator of the European Criminal Law Academic Network (ECLAN)

& Philippe De Bruycker
Professor of European Law at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence - Coordinator of the Academic Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe

5 ECTS

The European Union, Global Governance and World Order

Pierre Vercauteren
Professor of Political Science, UCL

5 ECTS

Europe and World Trade

Paola Conconi
Professor of Economics ECARES, ULB; Director, CEPR Research Network on Global Value Chains, Trade and Development

Harm Schepel 
Professor in Economic Law at the Brussels School of International Studies.

5 ECTS

 

Optional Courses ‐ 10 ECTS ‐ Module 1 or Module 2

Module 1:

“Internal Market & Socio - economic governance in the EU”

Module 2:

“The EU and the World”


Law of the Internal Market

& Martin Martinez (ULB)
Référendaire at the General Court of the European Union

3 ECTS

 

Common Foreign and Security Policy and Defence Policy

Cristina Coteanu
Professor in European Law and lawyer

3 ECTS


Law and Economics of Competition

Martin Martinez
Référendaire at the General Court of the European Union

3 ECTS

 

Widening Europe and Neighbourhood Policy

Axel Wallden
Former official at the European Commission

3 ECTS


Socio - Economic Governance in the EU – Recent Developments, New Challenges

Laurence Weerts
Member of the Cabinet of Minister Joëlle Milquet, Associated Researcher at the IEE

3 ECTS

EU and Developing Countries

Nico Schrijver
Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies , Leiden University

3 ECTS


Reporting on expert debates and conferences in EU affairs

Coordinated by Christophe Leclercq (EurActiv Founder)

& Ramona Coman
Professor in Political Science, Director of the IEE

1 ECTS

Reporting on expert debates and conferences in EU affairs 

Coordinated by Christophe Leclercq (EurActiv Founder)

& Ramona Coman
Professor in Political Science, Director of the IEE

1 ECTS

 

Professionalization Courses ‐ 10 ECTS

 

Career Development around EU Affairs

Monique Chalude
Managing Director of MC2 (a company specialized in managing, equality and diversity and Associated Researcher at the IEE

3 ECTS

EU Project Management

Kader Chérigui
TRANSTEC, Director - International Cooperation& Partnerships for Development

3 ECTS

 

EU Communication strategy and policy

Concha Lozano (EP)
Journalist, Associated Researcher at the IEE

3 ECTS

Personal work

1 ECTS
 

Final Work – 15 ECTS


Methodology of European Studies
 

John Nieuwenhuys
Teaching Assistant in History (ULB)

5 ECTS

    

Final Work - Research

10 ECTS