The winter school “The Parliaments of Europe in Democracy Promotion and Constitutional Transitions” (PaDeCo) aims at assessing the role of Parliaments in the promotion of democracy within the EU as well as outside the EU. It brings together the advanced knowledge and experience of a faculty coming from Science Po-Bordeaux, University of Hull and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London.
The Winter School will take place at LUISS Guido Carli Campus, in Rome, from 7 to 17 January 2014. It is open to graduate and PhD students.
The beneficiaries of this intensive learning experience are:
- undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students with demonstrated interest on the topic;
- civil servants from European institutions and bodies, from international organizations, and from national and subnational institutions in Member States and from Third countries, who want to advance and share their hands‐on experience with other colleagues and scholars;
- lobbyists and public affairs professionals who want to acquire advanced knowledge on the role of Parliaments in the promotion of democracy within the European Union as well as outside the EU.
In order to be admitted candidates are to complete a full application inclusive of :
- Motivation letter
- Full academic and professional CV
- Reference letter
The deadline for submitting the application is 10 November 2013.
The Winter School reserves up to 30 scholarships for selected participants coming from four partnership institutions: Science Po – Bordeaux, University of Hull, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London and LUISS Guido Carli.
Selected participants from other institutions can participate upon the payment of a tuition fee of: EUR 1500 inclusive of full accommodation at Hotel Santa Costanza or EUR 900 without accommodation.
Please see the full description of the Winter school on Parliaments here.