Checking date: 17/05/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Multilevel Government
Dual Bachelor in Political Science and Sociology (Plan: 406 - Estudio: 247)

Coordinating teacher: JURADO NEBREDA, IGNACIO

Department assigned to the subject: Social Sciences Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Sistema político español Derecho Administrativo
To understand and have knowledge of the fundamental elements of multilevel systems, with special attention to the Spanish system, and be able to analyze their impact on political dynamics.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
State of Autonomies as a multilevel political system Theoretical and conceptual framework of political relations in multilevel government: governance and multilevel management Territorial framework and intergovernmental relations in Spain Knowledge of multilevel management in Spain: Administrative structure of the multilevel government in Spain Multi-level policies Intergovernmental financing Multi-level government in globalized settings Multi-level government and the information society
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures (50% of teaching time). - Specific practical analyses in Reduced Groups (50% of teaching time). - Feedback sessions
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Cesar Colino, Sandra León Alfonso, Mónica Ferrín, Mayte Salvador . La práctica de la cooperación intergubernamental en España. Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales. 2012
  • Colino, C., García Morales, M. J., & Parrado, S. .. Las relaciones intergubernamentales en el Estado autonómico: La posición de los actores. Generalitat de Catalunya, Institut d'Estudis Autonómics. ISO 690 . 2009
  • Schakel, Arjan H., Liesbet Hooghe, and Gary Marks. Multilevel governance and the state." The Oxford handbook of transformations of the state. Oxford University Press. 2015
Additional Bibliography
  • Börzel, T. A.. Multilevel governance or multilevel government?. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 22(4), 776-783. 2020
  • Hooghe, L., & Marks, G.. A postfunctionalist theory of multilevel governance. The British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 22(4), 820-826.. 2020
  • Subirats, J.. España como sistema multinivel de gobierno: Logros y frustraciones. Notas para un balance de 25 años. Revista POSTData: Revista de Reflexión y Análisis Político, (12), 11-32.. 2007

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.