Postgraduate course

The Publics of Europe and the European Public Sphere

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeSAMPOL334
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish and Norwegian
  • Resources

Level of Study


Semester of Instruction


Required Previous Knowledge

Students must have completed a bachelor's degree in political science or an equivalent (subject to approval by the administration of the Department of Comparative Politics).

Access to the Course

Master Programme in Comparative Politics

Teaching and learning methods

Seminar discussions

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Full attendance at no fewer than 9 of the 12 class meetings is required to pass the course.

Forms of Assessment

Portfolio assessment: The preparation and oral presentation of one of the texts on the syllabus (20%); active participation in class discussions (10%), a 5000 word essay on topic of own choosing that utilized literature from the course syllabus.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Assessment Semester


Course Evaluation

Course is to be evaluated regularly.


Department of Comparative Politics


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