"The Europe we live in today is the worst possible Europe apart from all the other Europes that have been tried from time to time. No European alliance, empire, commonwealth or community has endured forever, but we should want this one to last as long as it can." Timothy Garton Ash, The Financial Times, December 18, 2015.
Subjects you need to know for the exam at the end of the semester:
1/ The main events in the history of the EU (enlargements, major policy programmes, etc.
2/ The main institutions and what they do.