Five week courses - Economics of the European Integration

Economics of the European Integration

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The aim is to provide theoretical and empirical knowledge to enable students to understand the history of the EU in the context of the wider process of economic integration in Europe, the institutional set-up of the EU, the effects of trade integration and creation of the EU Common Market, the genesis of monetary integration, and the current issues in the management of the economic and monetary union (EMU).

Detailed course description is available here.


Professor Dra┼żen Derado, PhD

Lecturer CV and information is available here.


  • Evaluate the effects of economic integration and its challenges for the future, based on integrating theoretical and empirical contribution

  • Evaluate effects of trade integration and the formation of the Common Market

  • Evaluate sustainability of the EMU and the choice of an optimal management model 

  • Recommend the optimum enlargement policy of the EUR, based on past experience 


  • Graduate students in economics (or in social sciences, technical sciences or science related fields) who intend to round out their knowledge in the field and use it in the proces of preparing dissertations.
  • Holders of undergraduate degrees or students in the last year of ther studies in economics or the social sciences who wish to study the field of behavioural economics.
  • Researchers and professionals working in the field.


This FEBT Summer school program offers participants the possibility of going through evaluation process for the purspose of requesting official credit transfers (ECTS).

  • Evaluation process

Participants who wish to acquire 3 ECTS will be evaluated based on the regular and active course attendance and taking a written exam.

The goal of the exam is to show the necessary ability to understand topics connected to economics of the European integration. 


Participants not interested in credit transfer will instead receive the Certificate of Attendence, stating the course completed. These students will be neither evaluated nor graded.