Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

Learn about the recent challenges faced by the European Union

The fascinating course is designed to inform the public about the principal challenges that have faced the European Union over recent years including Brexit, the Euro Crisis, Migration, the Rule of Law Crisis, and COVID-19, and to communicate how the EU has responded to these challenges.

Understand the major issues faced by the EU in recent years

You’ll gain an insight into some of the most significant events of recent years, including the first withdrawal of a member state (Brexit), as well as the threat to the single currency (Euro Crisis).

You’ll also discover the reasons behind the Rule of Law Crisis and how this threatens the EU’s fundamental values.

Explore the challenge free movement presents and decipher the future of Europe

Get to grips with the challenges that free movement, migration and differentiated governance present for the EU as a whole.

You’ll then also compare the EU crisis response across different policy areas and across time, and will assess future paths for the development of EU integration.

Learn from the experts in Brexit and EU politics at Dublin City University

The Brexit Institute of Dublin City University is Europe’s first centre specifically created to analyse Brexit from both a research and a policy perspective.

You’ll be taught by renowned scholars of EU politics and law from all across Europe, and will hear numerous different points of view throughout the course.

What topics will you cover?

  • Overview of major issues faced by the EU in recent years
  • The first withdrawal of a member state (Brexit)
  • The threat to the single currency (Euro Crisis)
  • The challenge to the EU’s fundamental values (Rule of Law Crisis)
  • The challenge to free movement (Migration)
  • COVID-19, Differentiated Governance and the Future of Europe

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

Who is the course for?

This course is open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the European Union. It should be of particular interest to undergraduates, government workers, civil servants, teachers, and lawyers.

Who developed the course?

Dublin City University

Dublin City University is a young, dynamic and ambitious Irish university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation.