The European Union: Crisis and Recovery
Dublin City University
  • Start Date: 05 Oct, 2020
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


This course will develop your understanding of the recent history of the European Union and its prospects for the future.

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

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.


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.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

Dublin City University

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