The Institute of European Studies of Macau (IEEM) and the University of Macau (UM) jointly offer a 2-year program – Master of Social Sciences in European Studies (MSSEUS).  This is an interdisciplinary program that provides in-depth insights into the European Union’s past, present and future from various perspectives. The MSSEUS is organized into two parts: coursework in the first year and project report in the second year. There are four modules in the curriculum and the following gives the details of the coursework to be offered during the two semesters of this academic year:

Tentative Program of Master of Social Sciences in European Studies 

Course Code Course Instructor Credit Hour
Module 1: General 7.5 113
GPAD7521 Public Policy and Politics Miguel Maduro 1 15
GPAD7522 Governments and EU Governance Mario Telo 1 15
GPAD7523 Social Policy and European Identity Thomas Meyer 1 15
GPAD7524 History of European Integration Song Weiqing 1 15
GPAD7504 Research Methods Eilo Yu 1 15
GPAD7505 Academic Writing Katrine Wong 1 15
GPAD7525 Seminar on selected topics about European politics, governance, social or public policies You Ji,                     Song Weiqing                          Jose Carlos Matias 1.5 22.5
Module 2: Economics   7.5 113
GPAD7526 Introduction to Macroeconomics Jimmy Leong 1 15
GPAD7527 Theory of European Integration Manuel Porto 1 15
GPAD7528 Economic Policies of the EU Francesco Passarelli 1.5 22.5
GPAD7529 The European Monetary Union in the World Context Clas Wihlborg 1 15
GPAD7510 Globalization & EU’s Foreign Direct Investment Zhang Haiyan 1 15
GPAD7514 EU and Sustainable Development Henry Lei Chun Kwok 1 15
GPAD7530 Seminar on selected topics about European Economy t.b.a 1 15
Module 3: Legal Framework 3.5 52.5
GPAD7531 EU Law I – Institutions and Treaties Paulo Canelas Castro 1 15
GPAD7532 EU Law II – Four Freedoms Julien Chaisse 1.5 22.5
GPAD7533 Seminar on selected topics in the legal & institutional aspects of the EU Francis Snyder 1 15
Module 4: EU & the World 5.5 82.5
GPAD7534 Theory of International Relations You Ji 1 15
GPAD7535 EU and the World I: the Neighbourhood Stefano Pilotto 1 15
GPAD7536 EU and the World II: EU-Asia Relations José Luís de Sales Marques 1.5 22.5
GPAD7520 EU and the World III: the Rest of the World Mehdi Parvizi 1 15
GPAD7537 Seminar on selected topics about EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policies J. Oscar Alvarez 1 15
First year coursework Total 24 360
Second Year Project Report GPAD7598   6