European economic integration


This class examines the facts, theories, and controversies surrounding the dynamics of European economic integration. It reviews the institutions, the main economic policies, and the current challenges and issues facing the European Union.


  • Pelkmans J., European integration. Methods and economic analysis. Prentice Hall, 3e ed., 2006.
  • Senior Nello S., The European Union. McGraw Hill, 2011, 3e édition.
  • Baldwin R. et Wyplosz C., The economics of european integration, McGraw Hill, 5e ed., 2015.
  • Defraigne J.C., Introduction à l'économie européenne, De Boeck, 2017.
  • Barthe M.A., Économie de l’Union Européenne, Economica, 2017.

Educational formula

Each of the topics covered will be the subject of an oral presentation (of approximately one hour) by the students, which will be followed by a discussion.

In brief

Year Fourth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

ECTS credits 3.0

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activityLecture course

ValidationFinal written examination

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
Sardin Jean-Pierre