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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 Economics of European Integration

Credits: 5
Available languages: AR, EN, FR, IT
Content language:Italian
Course description

The course provides an analysis of the rationale of the European Union integration, from an economic and monetary perspective. The videolectures lead the student throught the main steps of the economic integration process also highlighting advantages and potential drawbacks. In addition, the course provides for a comprehensive analysis of the Great Recession (2007-2009), its causes and actions taken in US and Europe; the European Union enlargement processes and the economic challenges EU is deemed to cope with at global level will be also discussed. A special emphasis of this course is given to the far-reaching issue of sustainable development. In this regard, the second part of the module is focused on themes such as food security, climate change and the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) of the EU, a key chapter of the European integration process.    

History and Institutions of the European Union
This module aims at introducing students to the historical process of economic integration and path tha led to the institution of the Single market and the introduction of the common currency, allowing students to acquire economic notions that will enable them to craft opinions over the future of European integration. Also, this module gives the opportunity to deepen core issues related to sustainable development, increasingly crucial in the EU agenda, with a specific attention on food security and climate change. 

Analysis of the dynamics underlying the European economic integration, its main steps and characteristics. Areas of study include the evolution of the economic crisis (2007-2009) and how it involved Europe, the development of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), EU monetary integration, climate change and food security, in the wider spectrum of sustainable development

At the end of this module the student is expected to answer to open questions concerning the main issues addressed in the videolectures.
Professor not available
Video professors
Prof. Romano Prodi - Già Presidente Della Commissione Europea Dal 1999 Al 2004 (Belgio). Già Presidente Del Consiglio Dei Ministri Italiano Dal 1996 Al 1998 E Dal 2006 Al 2008.
Prof. Kiril Ribarov - Professore, Facoltà di Matematica e Fisica, Charles University di Praga (Cecoslovacchia)
List of lessons
    •  Lesson n. 1: Economia dell'integrazione europea
Kiril Ribarov
    •  Lesson n. 2: Microeconomia
Kiril Ribarov
    •  Lesson n. 3: Politica agricola comune
Kiril Ribarov
    •  Lesson n. 4: Le conseguenze della localizzazione
Kiril Ribarov
    •  Lesson n. 5: L'integrazione monetaria
Kiril Ribarov
Romano Prodi
Romano Prodi