INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
MAN 213 EU Integration and Bosnian Economy Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
6 48 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nataša TANDIR, Assist. Prof. Dr. Natasa Tandir Nataša TANDIR, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

History of EU, Economy, Policies, BiH Economy, Integration Process

COURSE OBJECTIVE
This course has following objectives:
•to familiarize the students with the institutional and
economic aspects of the European Union and the policy areas it is active in;
•to improve their ability to frame and analyze economic policy questions in a coherent way;
•to explain the students the current economic status of BIH and future steps of accession

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. EU in numbers; Symbols of EU
  2. History of European Integration
  3. Treaties and enlargement
  4. Institutions of European Union; Decision making
  5. EU policies
  6. Monetary integration
  7. Budget of EU; Preparation for the midterm
  8. Mid term exam
  9. EU and the world
  10. Membership criteria – Who can join
  11. Neighbourhood countries on their road to European Union
  12. The BIH economy in transition period
  13. The BIH and the region
  14. Preparation for final exam
  15. Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project120
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Baldwin, R & Wyplosz, C. (2009) The Economics of European Integration, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill Education
      • Basic, M. (2004) The BiH Economy, Faculty of Economics, Sarajevo, 350 p.
      • Ali M. El-Agraa (2007) The European Union, Economics and Policies, Cambridge University Press, UK, 8th edition

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14228
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14114
      Midterm Examination (1 week)111
      Final Examination(1 week)111
      Preparation for Midterm Examination111
      Preparation for Final Examination111
      Assignment / Homework/ Project111
      Seminar / Presentation111
      Total Workload: 48
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2