Summer School "YOU and EU" Rome, 21st-27th July 2014

May 14, 2014



On the occasion of the semester of Presidency for Italy at the European Union “Giovani nel Mondo” association proposes a summer school on European Union in order to further involve young people in a discussion about the future of Europe in terms of institutional structure and future policies and approaches.

As the future of Europe will be on the hands of future generations it is essential to involve them in a one-week intensive programme where students may understand the main functionings of the EU institutions and consequently discuss about possible changes for the future and indentifying the main routes to follow.

Who For?
This programme is intended for students and young professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge of the European Institutions, European Law and in general European decision-making process. 
Applications open to students and graduates with different backgrounds.
Summer schools have proven to be a great help in preparing for the EU competitions to select future staff so our programme is open also to graduates interested in find a job in the EU institutions.

Module 1: The functioning of the European institutions (European Parliament, the Commission, the Council and the European Court of Justice) 
Module 2: The EU treaties and their evolution
Module 3: The European decision-making process
Module 4: The Future of Europe 
The Summer School You and the EU has is practice-oriented so each module will be organized not only with frontal classes but also with study visit at the EU institutions and representatives in Rome, practical workshops, simulations games and debating session with EU parliamentarians.

Learning objectives
Participants will learn and acquire competencies on:
- European law, EU institutions, EU history
- Speech and Public Speaking
- Editing of research papers, articles and official EU documents
- Rules of Procedure of EU institutions
- Debating

Excursion and social activities
The programme will be full of social activities and excursion like visit at institutional buildings, visit of historical places, cultural dinners, parties, swimming and bike tour.

Participants will be accommodated in the 4 stars category Hotel Sheraton Golf Parco de’ Medici in double rooms with meals included.

Programme + Accommodation + Social Activities: € 1300
3 full scholarships available for most deserving candidates
- Following the Summer School’s Official page:
- For further information about (scholarship, fees, accommodation, programmes) please fulfill this form. 

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