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People have become more critical of EU policy and often seem to prefer local policy solutions in response to globalisation problems. How do you experience EU policy? Does it help? And if not, how can we change this? In this course, we learn how the European Union prepares and decides on policy, and how policy is transferred to member states and implemented by various authorities, including regional and local governments. We discuss the challenges of the European multi-level governance structure. We also focus on the main causes of policy failure or success. On this journey, we focus on actual policy and present the views of various experts: how easy is it to establish yourself in another EU-country? How do governments make sure that the air you breathe is clean? And who is responsible? You will be able to do research together in your own local setting. Research on implementation in which you can make comparisons between different countries or areas. If you live outside the EU, this is not a problem. We have developed assignments in such a way that you can do research in your area and compare your findings with others. This MOOC has been rated as one of the best MOOCs of 2017 and is currently in the Top 50 MOOCs of All Time of Class Central So, are you curious? Please join: 'EU policy and implementation: making Europe work'. Watch our trailer video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3nSN9R3VR4...
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Cursos 100 % en línea

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Fechas límite flexibles

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Intermediate Level

Nivel intermedio

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Approx. 18 hours to complete

Sugerido: This course consists of 5 weeks of study, with about 2-3 hours of study required each week....
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Welcome to this course

Great that you are joining us! In this course you will learn about the fascinating process of European policy-making and implementation. Before you start studying we invite you to go through our introduction module first. Please introduce yourself on the forum to meet your fellow learners. If you encounter any difficulties while studying, please let us know on the forum. For technical difficulties or questions regarding the course certificate, you can always contact the Coursera Learner Helpdesk. Good luck and we hope you will enjoy studying in this course!...
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2 videos (Total: 8 min), 9 readings
Video2 videos
Course introduction5m
Reading9 lecturas
Course syllabus10m
Honors Track Syllabus5m
Meet the instructors & the team2m
Welcome to Leiden University3m
Complete our short survey10m
Tips for studying online5m
Being successful in an international virtual learning community5m
Behaving in an academic way5m
How we grade your quizzes and assignments10m
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4 horas para completar

Understanding policy and the European policy process

The course starts by introducing the main concepts such as policy and the policy process, and includes a discussion of what decision-making is. It is shown that in making a decision the decided outcome is not always the most socially desirable state of affairs. This is important to understand in order to appreciate the imperfections of decision-making at the various levels of the European policy process. Furthermore, we explore the European multi-level policy process, as a starting point for the more specialized lectures in the subsequent weeks. In this week, students are also introduced to the policy dossiers to make their choice. ...
Reading
7 videos (Total: 68 min), 6 readings, 4 quizzes
Video7 videos
How do we understand decision-making?7m
The European policy process in brief7m
Introducing the policy dossiers5m
What is the problem?16m
What is the problem?16m
What is the problem?6m
Reading6 lecturas
Required readings45m
The Honors Track5m
Honors Track: Do you join us in our research? (Get your ID)5m
Required readings supporting the dossier20m
Required readings supporting the dossier20m
Required readings supporting the dossier20m
Quiz6 ejercicios de práctica
How do we understand policy?6m
How do we understand decision-making?6m
End quiz week 130m
The residence dossier30m
The posting of workers dossier30m
The air quality dossier30m
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EU Decision-making

Focusing on EU decision-making, the main question is: what can go wrong in the European decision-making process over legal measures? The lectures pay attention to the role of sectoral interests in the EU, and time. Policymakers often seem to be in a hurry, which may impact the choices that are made. Furthermore, in the last lecture we turn our perspective to the international context within which the EU operates. International agreements, for example, can be yet another source for further European legislation....
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8 videos (Total: 75 min), 4 readings, 4 quizzes
Video8 videos
Sectoral interests in the European Union6m
Brussels is always in a hurry6m
EU policymaking from an international perspective6m
What is the European policy?18m
What is the European policy?16m
What is the European policy?6m
Walkthrough for your assignment: What is the problem?6m
Reading4 lecturas
Required reading: What can go wrong with EU decision-making30m
Required reading: Sectoral interest in the EU30m
Required reading: Brussels is always in a hurry45m
Required reading: EU policymaking from an international perspective15m
Quiz6 ejercicios de práctica
Sectoral interests in the European Union6m
Brussels is always in a hurry6m
End quiz week 230m
Research Assignment 1: The problem30m
Research Assignment 1: The problem30m
Research Assignment 1: The problem30m
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Transposition

Once legal measures have been adopted, the question arises as to what will happen next? For EU directives, the formal requirements need to be transformed into national legislation by member states. We discuss both a legal and a policy perspective on transposition, which provide rather different perspectives on this work. Adopted legal measures may also require further specification, which brings us to the preparation and adoption of delegated and implementing acts. For these acts the European Commission plays an important role. Finally, we look into the role of the European Commission as an actor overseeing transposition in the member states. Does the Commission act as the ‘guardian of the treaties’?...
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10 videos (Total: 109 min), 4 readings, 5 quizzes
Video10 videos
Transposition as interpretation6m
Transposition as behavior: a policy perspective on domestic actors7m
The Commission shaping European policy7m
The Commission as the guardian of the treaties7m
How is the European labor mobility policy transposed?23m
How is the European labor mobility policy transposed?23m
How is the European air quality policy transposed?13m
Walkthrough for assignment 2: What are the goals?6m
Walkthrough for Assignment 3: How is the policy formulated?5m
Reading4 lecturas
Required reading: Transposition as interpretationm
Required reading: Transposition as behavior: a policy perspective on domestic actors30m
Required reading: The Commission shaping European policy45m
Required reading: The Commission as the guardian of the treaties45m
Quiz10 ejercicios de práctica
Transposition as interpretation6m
Transposition as behavior12m
The Commission shaping European policy6m
End quiz week 330m
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals?30m
Research assignment 3: How is the policy formulated?45m
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals?30m
Research Assignment 3: How is the policy formulated?45m
Research Assignment 2: What are the goals?30m
Research Assignment 3: How is the policy formulated?45m
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por MMAug 17th 2017

Great course! It offers you important knowledge about the EU policy making process and shows and explains you the tools you need for a good analysis and which will help you to get the best results.

por JFApr 4th 2018

Fantastic course. Thank you Mr Steunenberg, UL and Coursera for making this happen.

Instructor

Bernard Steunenberg

Professor of Public Administration
Faculty Governance and Global Affairs

Acerca de Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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