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  • What are Uninettuno Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

    Thanks to the UNINETTUNO MOOCs you will be able to freely follow the lectures of the best Italian and international lecturers drawn from a selection of the best courses of UNINETTUNO, in Italian, English and Arabic; you will have at your disposal digitised and indexed on-demand video lectures, usable on a PC as well as on smart phone and tablet, including hypertextual links to more-in-depth study materials (books and articles, practice work, slides, bibliographical references, lists of websites). You will also have at your disposal a collaborative discussion environment, a thematic forum by means of which you will be able to exchange views with your colleagues on the issues dealt with in the lectures, discuss the practice work done, cooperatively create new knowledge in a process that will see you active players of your own learning process.

  • How to get Credits (European Credits Transfer System) with Uninettuno MOOC

    If you have enjoyed the MOOCs experience, you can transform it into an actual asset for your academic and professional career: by enrolling in the corresponding UNINETTUNO university course, you will be included into a class and have the support of a tutor who will guide you along your learning path; you will be able to participate in a course delivery cycle, interact with professors and tutors in real time in UNINETTUNO virtual classrooms on the Web (on live streaming) or in UNINETTUNO Island of Knowledge on Second Life; the tracking of your activities on the MOOCs will be recorded and you will be acknowledged as an attending student and will be able to sit for the exam that will allow UNINETTUNO to officially assign you – in case of success – the university study credits corresponding to the selected courses, based on the Credits (European Credits Transfer System) - European Credit Transfer System, recognised by the Italian and by EU universities.

The course # of Uninettuno allows you to get # university credits according with the European System ECTS (European Credits Transfer System) and legally recognized by European and International Universities.
In order to get credits you need to study online following the Uninettuno model until the final exam.
The certification fee of the course # is # Euros that you can pay by Bank transfer to:

Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO
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Once you have paid the registration fee for the single course you will be contacted by our student secretariat to arrange your online studies.
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MOOC Massive Open Online Courses (Academic Year 2013/2014)

The European Legal and Political System

Credits: 6
Available languages: AR, EN, FR, IT
Language: English
Course description
The European Union law is analized in this module as a legal system, under the perspective and methodology of the comprative law. the module analizes the dynamics in the emerging European democracy, the main aspects of decision-making process and the main innovations brought by the Treaty of Lisbon.
This course aims at supplying the information and skills necessary to understand the European Union as a new, peculiar legal system, also in a comparative legal approach. During the training path, the student will get to know the distinctive characters and the main methods of the European legislative process.
The European Legal and Political System
Selected reading materials, bibliography, useful links are already uploaded (and on-going updated) for this module.
Written exercises are provided for this module, in the form of written essays, and shall be scheduled by the tutor.
Professor not available
Video professors
Prof. Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich - Professore ordinario di Diritto comparato, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Roma Tre (Italia) Rettore della Libera Università degli Studi per l’Innovazione e le Organizzazioni – LUSPIO (Italia)
Prof. Pierpaolo Settembri - Funzionario dell’Unione europea (Belgio) Professore a contratto di Analisi delle politiche pubbliche, Dipartimento di Scienze politiche, Università LUISS “Guido Carli” (Italia) Professore a contratto di Governance europea, Istituto di Studi Politici, Parigi (Francia)
List of lessons
    •  Lesson n. 1: L'Unione europea e le sue politiche
Pierpaolo Settembri
    •  Lesson n. 2: L'Unione europea e il suo processo decisionale
Pierpaolo Settembri
    •  Lesson n. 3: Caratteristiche e dinamiche della nascente democrazia europea
Pierpaolo Settembri
    •  Lesson n. 4: L'Unione europea e l'opinione pubblica
Pierpaolo Settembri
    •  Lesson n. 5: Il futuro dell'Unione europea
Pierpaolo Settembri
    •  Lesson n. 6: L'Unione europea dopo il Trattato di Lisbona - Parte I
Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich
    •  Lesson n. 7: L'Unione europea dopo il Trattato di Lisbona - Parte II
Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich
    •  Lesson n. 8: L'Unione europea dopo il Trattato di Lisbona - Parte III
Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich
    •  Lesson n. 9: L'Unione europea dopo il Trattato di Lisbona - Parte IV
Vincenzo Zeno Zencovich