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Christine Ingebritsen
EURO 301
Seattle Campus

Europe Today

A multi-disciplinary approach to contemporary Europe focusing on social, political, cultural, and economic change, with special reference to developments in the countries of the European Union, Scandinavia, and those in Eastern Europe in the post-Soviet era. Offered: A.

Class description

Europe Today surveys contemporary political, economic, and social developments in the region. Students will compare Europe's identity, politics, economy, culture and unique regional institutions to those of other parts of the world.

Student learning goals

Students will be able to explain the history and evolution of European cooperation (the EU and its partners); to differentiate between separate sub-regions of Europe; and to critically evaluate challenges facing European societies and economies today.

General method of instruction

Lectures and weekly TA discussion section

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Mid-term and final examination, participation grade in section.

Students are responsible for the weekly readings, content of all lectures and for active participation in section.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Eva Maria M Maggi
Date: 05/04/2011