Academic Catalog

EUS513 EUROPEAN UNION ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY

Course Code: 8330513
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(0-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: European Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer Dr. BANU BAYRAMOLU LSE
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

This course is designed as a graduate seminar with the overall aim of enabling the students to achieve a critical understanding of the European Union environmental policy. Main topics will include the EU structure and institutions in the context of environmental policies, framework for EU environmental policy and specific topics of environmental policies, such as climate change, biodiversity, water pollution and sustainable development. Particular attention will also be given to the European Unions adoption and implementation of a variety of environmental policy measures and examples of how environmental objectives can be integrated into other policy areas.