& Governance School
BA in European Governance
This degree is ideal for students that:
- seek positions in EU institutions and bodies
- aim to be national public administrators that work on an EU and international level
- aim to pursue a career in the areas of public policy, public affairs, civil society organizations, and related sectors
- are interested in further studies and specialization in governance, public policy, politics, and international relations
The ELGS Undergraduate curriculum in Governance focuses on European governance studies, without ignoring the global dimension of governance, contributing thus to the creation of a new generation of highly skilled administrators and leaders.
Other teaching methodologies
ALL ELGS academic programs will be conducted online, as long as the unexpected conditions imposed by the pandemic of COVID-19 exist.
Students must successfully complete 18 compulsory modules and select from a list of optional modules, which include skills courses and an internship. The list of available courses is as follows. Elective modules are subsequent to adequate enrolment:
1. Intro to Politics
2. Skills Course: Research, Writing and Presentations
3. History of Modern and Contemporary Europe
4. Intro to Legal Systems and Legal Reasoning
5. EU I: Institutions, Governance and Basic Principles
6. Introduction to International Relations
7. Comparative Federalism
8. Western Political Thought
1. Research Methods in Political Science: Qualitative
and Quantitative Analysis
2. Comparative Public Policy
3. International Political Economy
4. Introduction to Public Administration & Public Law
5. The EU as an International Actor
6. European Economic Governance
1. Governance, Interests and Policy Networks
2. Europeanization: Potential Limits to Integration
3. European Security in the 21st Century
4. Policy Implementation and Policy Compliance
1. Introduction to Economics
2. Intro to Decision-Making in Complex Organizations
4. Parties and Electoral Competition
5. Political Systems In Southern Europe
6. Rights Framework: EU; ECHR; National Constitutions
7. Politics and Security in the Mediterranean
8. EU Internal Market and Competition Law and Policy
9. Political Geography and Geopolitics
10. Constitutionalism and Comparative Constitutional Analysis
11. Terrorism and Political Violence
12. Behavioral Sciences in Law and Politics
13. The EU Migration Policy and the Refugee Crisis
14. Governing without Government: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
15. Governance and Sustainability: An Evolving Agenda
16. Using SPSS
17. Democracy and Legitimacy in the EU
18. Political Corruption
19. Eastern European Politics
20. The Role of the European Commission in European Integration
21. Intelligence and Decision-Making in Foreign Policy
22. The Eurozone: Crisis and Rescue Mechanisms
23. Comparative Politics and Government
Are invited to apply:
All courses of the program will be taught in the English language, with the exception of specialized optional modules. As a result, students originating from non-English speaking countries must evidence their level of English language skills in accordance with the following:
- TOEFL Internet based, 80
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency, C
- Other internationally recognized tests with equivalent marks may be accepted, upon decision of the Faculty Board
Students from all over the world are admitted following a rigorous application process which consists of two-phases. Students must first submit their application and once they have done so, candidates considered for admissions will be invited to an interview.
To apply for a program, students must first review the application form and its requirements to ensure the collection of appropriate material. By the time they have gathered all documentation they should proceed with payment of the onetime application fee either at the relevant online portal or at via a bank transfer. Students should always add their surname, initial letter of their first name and Degree title in the deposit description. They can then proceed with their application which can only be conducted online and submit it along with the supporting documentation, listed below. All support documents must be in electronic format and uploaded to be sent with the application, except for the 2 reference letters, which should be emailed directly from Referees to LLB admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may be invited to be interviewed.
At a glance, the application must include:
We are currently accepting applications for Session 2021/2022.
Classes start on October, 2021.
Scholarships available - Up to 50% of tuition fees
Tuition for both EU and International students for the BA in European Governance is 9,900€ per academic year. Please be advised that there are other direct and indirect costs related to attendance, in addition to tuition fees, such as books, supplies, accommodation and living expenses which must be taken into consideration by students when applying.
Scholarships are available for a select number of students and take into consideration merit. If you are interested in receiving a scholarship, the appropriate box should be selected on the application form and a 400-600 word personal statement must be submitted, outlining the ways in which you satisfy the criteria. For more information on Scholarships please visit the relevant page under Admissions tab.