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M.A. Sociology - European Societies

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1st Semester: Module 1

European Integration and the Development of European Societies since 1945

This module considers the main features of the socio-historical and political development of the European societies since 1945, as well as the development of numerous integrative institutions on the continent. In particular, it focuses on the establishment of the European Communities and their later transformation into the European Union.


Lecture: Introduction to European Integration

Exemplary seminars:

  • Multiculturalism in Europe. Political Implications
  • Political Culture in Europe
  • Elections in Europe
  • Integration of the post-socialist countries into the EU
  • Problems of Democracy in the European Union

Please note that the lecture is basically the same in each semester, but the specific topics of the seminars change each year.