Topic outline

  • General

  • Module 1: History of EU

    Overall learning targets:

    The main objectives of this module are:

    • A general knowledge of the history of the EU, from its birth to our days, through the dates and key moments for its determination.

    The key topics are:

    • The history of the EU in its fundamental stages;
    • The elements that determined the birth, growth and consolidation of the EU as a political, economic and social reality within the historical path.

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participants are:

    • Able to understand the reasons that led to the birth of the EU through the awareness of the historical and political situation of the twentieth century;
    • Able to recognise EU member states, their location on the map, the flag and the name of the capital;
    • Able to temporally place the most important events that led to the birth of the EU.

  • Module 2: The European Political Union

    Overall learning targets

    After completing the modules "The main treaties and the path to European constitution " and "EU competences, human rights and democracy" the following higher certain level goals.

    The key topics are:

    • The main treaties
    • The EU enlargements
    • Economic and monetary union
    • Peace, stability and prosperity of the EU
    • The main choices made by the EU to give a common line on the social and economic level

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participant:

    • got acquainted with the most important treaties for European integration and development and all enlargements of the EU;
    • understand that the treaties represent the basis of European law;
    • have an understanding of the process of European integration and know about the development of EU enlargements;
    • learned about the context of agreements, stability and peace in Europe, as well as the benefits of an economic and monetary union.

  • Module 3: The European & global society

    Overall learning targets:

    The main objective of this module will be to make the EU, after having rethought the concept of national border and customs among the countries, works and collaborations with the rest of the world to cooperate in the creation of more peaceful, decisive world and balanced on the fundamental economic, social, political and humanitarian issues.

    The key topics are:

    • Economic union of exchange and trade
    • International relations between the EU and other states
    • Conflict resolution
    • Fighting poverty and inequalities

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participants:

    • Learned about the importance of falling borders and economic and social freedom to move without structural limits;
    • Learned the role of the EU in the international political landscape;
    • Learned and remember the work of the EU against war and poverty, in defense of rights and in favor of humanitarian relations.


  • Module 4: Fundamental values of the EU

    Overall learning targets:

    The main objectives of this module are:

    • Learn the fundamental values of European culture, a fundamental basis for the construction of the EU;
    • To deepen each mentioned value to understand depth and meaning at a transversal level;
    • Make each of these values the object of reflection and discussion regarding daily life within the EU context, on a small sample and a large sample.

    The key topics are:

    • Value elements that characterize European culture across states;
    • Application in the daily life of civic and social values;
    • EU united and projected to the future based on values.

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participants are:

    • Learned what are the values that determine culture and civism in the EU;
    • Compare these values with their double experience between their country of origin and life in the EU country;
    • They confront each other in the context and gain greater awareness of the importance of basic values and the impact on their lives;
    • The relationship between social value and state law focuses more clearly.


  • Module 5: Live in the EU

    Overall learning targets:

    The main objectives of this module are:

    • Teaching at a general level what are the necessary documents to be citizens within the EU and enjoy the rights and duties recognized to all citizens;
    • To make public the civic styles and the approaches to the questions of greater importance for all the population that the EU assumes towards its citizens;
    • Talking about tourism as one of the most important things for the EU.

    The key topics are:

    • Personal documents;
    • Environmental, food and tourist issues.

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participants are:

    • Learned which personal documents are essential for living, working, studying or staying in the EU;
    • Learned what are the styles and choices made by the EU on some fundamental issues of daily life for a more sustainable impact on a global level;
    • Learned more about the large-scale EU context with respect to environmental issues, food behavior and tourism.


  • Module 6: Studying and working in the EU

    Overall learning targets:

    The main objectives of this module are:

    • Studying in the EU: schools for foreigners, universities, international projects without borders (Erasmus), the importance of a method of study cross-cultural;
    • Work in the EU: the work culture in the various countries, the legal aspects that regulate the world of work, how professional profiles are evaluated, what kind of approach exists in the employer / employee relationship;
    • Looking for a job: what kind of possibilities are there in the various countries, socio-economic circumstances, strategies to look for a job and enhance their own qualities.

    The key topics are:

    • Study in EU and Erasmus approach;
    • Strategies to look for work and find a job in the EU.

    Specific learning targets:

    The course participants are:

    • Ability to understand the situation of the youth work and general employment in Europe;
    • Ability to understand what steps it needs to take in order to find a job and start career in the EU, ability to recognise the key competencies in the EU and importance of language; develop practical skills of searching for a job in the EU,
    • Ability to use various tools of searching for a job in the EU, write CV, a cover letter, apply for a job, develop skills of going for a job interview;
    • Ability to understand educational processes, system of education in the EU, to know more about Erasmus projects and opportunities about enhancing their qualification, skills in the EU.


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