We are pleased to inform that the Robert Schuman Institute (RSI), supported by the Political Academy of the Austrian People’s Party (PolAk) and the Wilfred Martens Center for European Studies (WMCES) organizes an introductory seminar (21-23 October 2019, Vienna) and a study visit (2-6 December 2019, Brussels) under the title of “How Europe Works: A First-Hand Perspective on the EU Institutions”. The series of two events will be provided for the same group of 15 people with relevant duties / functions in EPP sister parties in the following South Eastern European (SEE) countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of North Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia.
Aims of the project:
15 public career-oriented people between 22 – 35 years of age, actively involved in EU-related work in EPP sister parties, selected from the above mentioned countries on the basis of individual applications recommended by relevant parties.
21-23 October (Monday-Wednesday) in Vienna
arrival: 20 October, departure 24 October
2-6 December (Monday-Friday) in Brussels
arrival: 1 December, departure 6 December afternoon
IMPORTANT! Attendance of both rounds of the seminar is a MUST!
Application form can be found HERE
Working language: English (strong proficiency is required, no interpretation will be provided)
|Speakers:||· PolAk experts, ÖVP politicians, advisors and officials
· WMCES staff and experts
· High-ranking EPP and EPP Group politicians, advisors and officials from the EU institutions
· Representatives of EPP associations
· Representatives of partner institutes and foundations
APPLICATION DEADLINE is EoB Wednesday, September 25, 2019
For any additional details please don’t hesitate to contact us.