The master’s program is divided into two terms. The first term focuses on providing essential analytical and macroeconomic tools, as well as an overview of the historical development and legal evolution of the EU and EMU. In the second term, courses concentrate on the internal market of the EU and related key regulatory issues, such as the regulation of banking and capital markets, corporate governance, consumer protection, energy, and the environment

Term 1
Core Courses (30 hrs.-5 ECTS each)

  • Banking and Financial Regulation
  • European Economic Integration
  • European Policies and Policy Institutions
  • Internal Market and Competition
  • Cohesion and Structural Funds: Facts, Conceptual Frameworks, Perspective (NB: 20 hrs.-4 ECTC)
  • Math Lab with Stata (NB: 20 hrs.-4 ECTC)

Term 2
Electives
A selection of 11 courses from the following (10 hrs.-2 ECTC each)

  • Agreements and Abuse of Dominance (Case Studies)
  • The Architecture of the International Monetary System
  • Banking Resolution
  • Banking Supervision
  • Basel III – The CRD4 Package
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Consumer Protection and Data Protection
  • The Digital Single Market
  • The ECB, The European Payment System and Target2
  • The Economics of Monetary Union
  • Energy and Environment
  • The European Investment Bank: Goals, Tools, Investment Evaluation
  • The History of Economic and Monetary Integration in Europe
  • Intellectual Property, Competition and Innovation
  • Models of Policy Coordination: The ESM
  • Non-Banking Financial Services (CMU): Equity Bonds and Securitized Instruments
  • The Stability & Growth Pact and the Excessive Deficit & Debt Procedure
  • State Aid
  • Trade Policy and Customs Union

Suggested tracks

Students may decide to opt for one of the following tracks, consisting of 10 courses each. They will be required to attend another course of their choice from the list of elective courses.

Policy

Market & Regulation

Banking & Financial Markets


Policy

  • The Architecture of the International Monetary System
  • The ECB, The European Payment System and Target2
  • The Economics of Monetary Union
  • Energy and Environment
  • The European Investment Bank: Goals, Tools, Investment Evaluation
  • The History of Economic and Monetary Integration in Europe
  • Models of Policy Coordination: The ESM
  • The Stability & Growth Pact and the Excessive Deficit & Debt Procedure
  • State Aid
  • Trade Policy and Customs Union

Market & Regulation

  • Agreements and Abuse of Dominance (Case Studies)
  • The Architecture of the International Monetary System
  • Comparative Corporate Governance
  • Consumer Protection and Data Protection
  • The Digital Single Market
  • Energy and Environment
  • The History of Economic and Monetary Integration in Europe
  • Intellectual Property, Competition and Innovation
  • The Stability & Growth Pact and the Excessive Deficit & Debt Procedure
  • State Aid

Banking & Financial Markets

  • The Architecture of the International Monetary System
  • Banking Resolution
  • Banking Supervision
  • Basel III – The CRD4 Package
  • The ECB, The European Payment System and Target2
  • The Economics of Monetary Union
  • The European Investment Bank: Goals, Tools, Investment Evaluation
  • The History of Economic and Monetary Integration in Europe
  • Non-Banking Financial Services (CMU): Equity Bonds and Securitized Instruments
  • State Aid

Terms 1-2
Seminars
Participants to the following seminars will earn 3 ECTS

  • SEP Lunch Seminars
  • The Challenges for Europe. Dialogues with Jean-Paul Fitoussi