Law and Governance
This course, taught by Mark Dawson, Pierre Thielboerger, Martijn van den Brink and Dana Schmalz, explores the relationship between law and governance, providing course participants with an introduction into legal decision-making, core legal skills, and the role of law and courts in the political system.
Influencing Brussels: The 'European Green Deal' in Real Time
This course, taught by Christine Reh and Jesse Scott (Agora Energiewende), introduces students to the theory and practice of influencing public policy, with a focus on the EU proposal for a “European Green Deal” to address climate change and sustainable economic growth.
Law and governance: The rule of law crisis in the European Union
This course, taught by Ana Bobić, provided a theoretical background to judicial interactions in the EU and to address the rule of law backsliding that the EU is currently facing using theories of federalism and constitutional pluralism.
Welfare States in Transition
In this course, taught by Anke Hassel and Bruno Palier (Sciences Po), the transformative changes faced by welfare states over the last three decades are analysed to better understand the advanced welfare state and capitalist political economies and the institutions governing them.
Democracy in Crises
This course, taught by Christian Freudlsperger, reflects on how liberal representative regimes are facing challenges that question their foundations, their legitimacy and their institutions to analyse the transformations of contemporary democratic institutions and forms of political participation.