- Brussels, Belgium
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Program Description:
In brief: Intensive 2-week Summer School (1 week in Brussels and 1 in Vienna). It's a crash course in EU Policy Making, with focus in 2018 on BREXIT! Participants will study the implications of Brexit from a selected angle, to be presented to their peers at the end of the programme.
Visits: European Commission, European Parliament, OSCE, United Nations, EU Delegation in Vienna.
Apply by 1 May 2018!
The Summer School corresponds to 5 ECTS credits.
Organised by: Inter-University programme: Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, in collaboration with the University of Vienna.
The first week (in Brussels) reviews the main EU institutions and decision-making procedures, while theoretically exploring questions of governance, participation and legitimacy. During the second week (in Vienna) students learn more about EU foreign relations. New to our programme in 2018 is an empirical focus on one current policy issue. This year, Brexit is in the spotlight, as we invite experts to shed light on the consequences of the UK’s departure from the EU. Throughout the two weeks, the summer school participants will be tasked to study the implications of Brexit from a selected angle, to be presented to their peers at the end of the programme.
- Setting Description:
- The Institute for European Studies (IES), a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, offers an outstanding research-focused environment, close to the main EU institutions, and in proximity to many international organisations, creating excellent networking and internship opportunities. The lES boasts excellent teaching facilities and a modern working space, right next to the amenities of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) Etterbeek campus.
- The tuition fee for the academic year 2015-2016 is divided into two categories and has been set at €1775 and €1995: •1775 EUR: current students from the EU or EHEA; •1995 EUR: All other applicants The tuition fee includes: daily breakfast and lunch in Brussels and Vienna, travel from Brussels to Vienna on Sunday 10th July 2016 by plane, and study visits. Students paying before 1st March 2016 receive a 10% Early Bird reduction. Pay the fee two weeks after you have been accepted and you are
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