On 22-29 October 2016 the students of the French philology department participating in the project Jean Monnet PolidEU worked on the Module 3 "Institutions of the European Union" (Institutions européennes). The module was designed to get students acquainted with the functioning and structure of the main EU institutions.

The lecture was held by PhD., head of the Center for International Projects and Programs Alla Akulshina. The lecture highlighted the principles of the European institutions functioning (European Parliament, European Commission, Council of Europe) and personalities of the Heads of these institutions.

Following topics were suggested for students’ project work:

  1. History and principles of the EU legislative institutions functioning (Histoire et modalités de fonctionnement des institutions legislatives européennes).
    The project was carried out by student of the 4th year (Theory and Practice of Translation) Sophia Domareva. She spoke about the work of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament, as well as the procedure of the EU elections.
  2. Delegation of the sovereign powers of the EU (La délégation des compétences souveraines à l’Union Européenne). The project was implemented by students of the 4th year of studies Anton Mezhov and Anna Voronova. They analyzed the main EU competences in the field of economy, social policy, the environment, spoke about the principles of functioning of the common European economic space.