Funded by the Europe for Citizens programme of the European Commission, this 4-day seminar will offer 15 undergraduate students (Bachelor students, high-school students and recent graduates) an opportunity to gain first-hand insights from researchers, EU practitioners, policymakers and officials on the existing rules and practices within the EU institutions and on the state of play of the main EU policies.
The seminar will take place in Brussels, at the heart of EU politics, from Tuesday 29 September to Friday 2 October 2020.
The seminar is organised under the academic lead of Prof. Dr. Michael Kaeding, Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, Professor for European Integration and European Union Politics at the University of Duisburg-Essen and Member of the Flying Faculty of the College of Europe in Bruges and the Turkish-German University in Istanbul. The seminar will combine expert lectures and visits to key EU institutions, think tanks and civil society organisations.
The seminar includes visits to:
➢ The European Commission,
➢ The Council of the European Union,
➢ The European Parliament,
➢ The Secretariat of The EU Agencies Network,
➢ The House of European History.
The participation fee for the total 4-day seminar is € 100. Participants will receive a reimbursement for their travel and/or accommodation costs up to € 200 upon presentation of the original receipts and tickets. Participation fees shall not be reimbursable. Applications are open to both EU and non-EU citizens. However, we can only offer travel reimbursement and accommodation to participants travelling from and to: the Member States of the European Union; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Montenegro; Serbia; and the Republic of North Macedonia.
How to apply: please send the following documents to TEPSA’s Project Officer Rafael Alamar (firstname.lastname@example.org) with TEPSA’s Project Assistant Margaux Hurtel (email@example.com) in copy by Friday 26 June (midnight):
1) Your CV,
2) A cover letter explaining your motivation to participate in the seminar.