AW Curriculum

AW-Curriculum: Current challenges of the European integration process

  • Thu, 06. June 2024 09:00h - 12:00h
  • Online-Webinar
  • Online-Event (Deutsch)
  • FIW-Projektbüro: Mag. Birgit Buschbom,
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Dekoratives Element

The Federal Ministry of Labor and Economy, the Research Centre International Economics and the Federal Academy of Administration invite to the seminar

B5 (2024): Current challenges of the European integration process

Lecturer: Hon.Prof. (FH) MMag. Christian Mandl (WKO)


1. Overview

  • Historical outline: from the European Coal and Steel Community to the world’s deepest trading alliance
  • Competences of the EU
  • Division of work between the European institutions and the nation states
  • Decision-making in Europe
  • European governance compared to other economic blocs

2. Economic relevance of the EU

  • Illustrative examples: e.g. most important trading partner of around 80 countries

3.  Up-to-date topic, adapted to the time of the presentation, e.g.

  • Energy policy in Europe: current situation, infrastructure, resources, dependencies and opportunities
  • Green Deal
  • The role of the EU in the geopolitical environment
  • EU enlargements: structural and foreign policy challenges and opportunities

The webinar is part of the Foreign Trade and Investment Curriculum 2023/24. More information about the Foreign Trade Curriculum.