News from CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne)

cifeCIFE has a new President

Philippe Maystadt, former Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and former President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), was elected President of the Centre international de formation européenne (CIFE), in Brussels on 20 January 2015. He succeeds Jean-Claude Juncker who was president of CIFE since 2005.

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Launch of a new Master programme in Nice, Tunis and Istanbul

With start in October 2015 CIFE offers the opportunity to study European Studies and International Relations in Nice, Tunis and Istanbul. The “Mediterranean branch” is the third branch of CIFE’s successful “Master in Advanced European and International Studies”. The other two branches of this itinerant Master programme take place in Nice-Berlin-Rome (for the trilingual branch) and in Istanbul-Nice-Berlin (for the Anglophone branch). The “Mediterranean branch” is realised in cooperation with the Université internationale de Tunis (UIT) and with Istanbul Bilgi University. Teaching languages will be English and French. Applications for the trilingual and the Anglophone branch are open Applications for the Mediterranean branch start on 15 March 2015. For more information about all three branches please visit our website:

For the Mediterranean branch contact:  mediterranean-studies(a)

For the other two branches contact: dheei(a)
Applications are open for the Master in EU Studies Online

EU expertise for Professionals: The Master in EU Studies Online offers professionals and interested students the opportunity to deepen and expand their knowledge of the EU integration process, while pursuing their careers. The two year programme offers the perfect blend of theoretical and practical knowledge of the EU, combining e-learning and intense face-to-face learning sessions (mainly during weekends in Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, Rome and Budapest). For more information and for online application: