Programme Description The Postgraduate Programme in European Governance is a one academic year and aims to offer specialized labor market experts the issues and the functioning of the European Union. Aimed primarily at graduates who are already working... Read More | Share it now!
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Master of European Governance
The courses in the Master of European Governance are designed in such way that they adequately cover the basic components of European studies, such as economics, law, administrative science and international relations.
The first semester of the Master of European Governance is filled with crucial lessons for the knowledge of EU policies and institutions (European Political Economy, European Law).
The Introduction to European Integration is a necessary first step in the acquisition of basic knowledge about the historical and institutional development of the European Communities to the European Union. Required introductory supplement is the Introduction to Public Administration in order to link European knowledge with the intricacies and inner workings of the Member States.
The only postgraduate programme in European Governance in the Eastern Mediterranean
In the second semester of the Master of European Governance, is given emphasis on the analysis of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the euro mechanisms that are at the heart of the current crisis and determine the future of integration. The knowledge of students is expanded, also, by two courses that put Europe in a wider international context and analyze its role in the regional system of the Eastern Mediterranean.
In the same semester emphasis is given to training of students in real decision-making in European issues. Within this context are designed first lesson for European and international negotiations, lobbying and other diplomatic work.
For the last priority will be given to the analysis of practical issues from the field of European developments, so as to take advantage of the knowledge gained during the two semesters.
Professional Certification – Prospects
Both in Cyprus and in Greece and other European Union countries, the demand for specialists on European affairs is growing every day. This development is due to the growing role of the EU (and related decisions in Brussels and in institutions in general) in the daily operation of the Member States and the economic, administrative and political life.
The economic crisis has further increased the weight of EU decisions and therefore the deeper knowledge of the ways in which the EU is run and how decisions are made has become a necessary knowledge for every professional and employee both in the private and public field.
Unlike many other similar programmes, this Master of European Governance focuses more on the knowledge and practical skills that the modern civil servant, lawyer, businessman, economist etc. need to obtain in order to successfully compete in the growing international and European environment. Graduates will also be able to effectively seek executive positions in international organizations, large corporations, consultancies, legal and accounting firms, non-governmental organizations, etc.
Duration of studies
The Master of European Governance lasts two academic semesters and is ideal for attending during the weekends, so be accessible to those who live or work outside Pafos and Cyprus. Courses are taught in Greek.
The Course Structure of the Master of European Governance is as following
|MEG500||Introduction to European Unification||7.5|
|MEG520||European Union Law||7.5|
|MEG540||EMU and Economic Governance||7.5|
|MEG550||European and Mediterranean Politics||7.5|
|MEG510||European Political Economy||7.5|
|MEG530||Europe and the World||7.5|
|MPA550||Public Sector Management||7.5|
The Faculty of the Master of European Governance
Prof. Constantinos GE. Athanassopoulos
Dr. George Demetriades
Dr Thomas Nektarios Papanastasiou
Dr. Georgios D. Pavlidis
Dr. Nikolaos Zaprianos
Dr. Lazaros G. Grigoriades
Prof. Anastasia Grammaticaki