Summer School on European Union – Youth and the Future of Europe

Carissimo Network,

 

siamo lieti di presentarvi la proposta del nostro nuovo partner, l’Associazione Giovani nel Mondo che vi invita tutti a un’interessantissima Summer School.

A seguire tutte le informazioni relative al programma dell’evento:

 

Summer School on European Union

YOU and the EU

Youth and the Future of Europe

Rome-Italy

July 21-27

Abstract

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 functioning 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.

Structure

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

Module 5: How to work in the EU Institutions

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.

Accommodation

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

Detailed Programme*

Monday 21 July

  • Welcome and Introduction by Giovani nel Mondo Association and its partners
  •  Class I General Introduction of EU Institutions- Workshop with the Italian Permanent Mission to the European Parliament
  • Welcome dinner at the Sheraton Hotel

Tuesday 22 July

  • Class II The EU treaties and their evolution by Experts of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Lunch at Villa Borghese
  • Tour of Rome From the Colosseum and Fori Imperiali to the Treaty of Rome (Campidoglio Palazzo dei Conservatori)
  • Dinner in the city centre

Wednesday 23 July

  • Class III Workshop about the European Courte of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights with professors of European Law and Experts from the European Court of Justice
  • Moot Court simulation
  • Sport activities
  • Dinner

Thursday 24 July

  • Study Visit at the European Commission and European Parliament office for Italy in Rome
  • Lunch in the city centre
  • Class IV: EU decision-making process with professors and experts from the European Parliament and the European Commission
  • Dinner

Friday 25 July

  • Class V: Debate among Youth and EU parliamentarians (EU enlargement and Monetary Union)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Lunch
  • Workshop: how to work in the EU institutions (Internships and Stage at the EU-SVE-Exchange Programmes-Erasmus Plus- Leonardo and NGOs)
  •  Dinner

Saturday 26 July

  • MEU- Model European Union- Simulation game of EU institutions with the contribution of RomeMUN Team
  •  Shopping Tour in the City Centre
  • Closing Party

Sunday 27 July

  •  Check Out and Departure

*this is a tentative programme-schedule and locations are subject to change

Fee

Fee costs 1300 Euros (All Inclusive Formula) and includes:

Accommodation in double room at Hotel Sheraton Golf Parco de’ Medici

Meals (breakfasts-lunches-dinners)

Materials

Certificate of Attendance

Social Activities

Sport Activities (swimming pool)

Excursion

Shuttle Service

Giovani nel Mondo annual membership

For those who do not need accommodation (Partial Formula)

Fee costs 1000 Euros and includes:

Meals (lunches)

Materials

Certificate of Attendance

Social Activities

Sport Activities (swimming pool)

Excursion

Shuttle Service (from the hotel to the conference venues and vice versa)

Giovani nel Mondo annual membership

NOT included dinners and evening activities

Application

YOU and the EU is open to young people from 18 to 30 years old actually enrolled in:

Last year high school

Undergraduate programmes

Graduate programmes

Master Programme

PhD Programme

Classes will be conducted entirely in English

In order to apply candidates need to fill in the form available at this link: http://carriereinternazionali.com/job-openings/summer-school

The application is not-binding, in fact all applicants will receive an email with further information and a form for the registration.

Payment option:

1)      One payment of 1300 euros (or 1000 euros for the partial formula without accommodation) by June 30th

2)      Three payments (500 by May 15th-400 by June 15th-400 Euros by July 15th for the All Inclusive Formula) (500 by May 15th-250 by June 15th-250 Euros by July 15th for the Partial Formula)

It is possible to pay with credit card or with wire transfer.

Scholarships:

3 Full scholarships available for the most deserving candidates, in order to apply for scholarship candidates have to send a certificate of English proficiency (at least C1 level), a resume in English and an essay 1 page long about YOU and the EU to info@carriereinternazionali.com

In anycase it is necessary to fill in the general form available at http://carriereinternazionali.com/job-openings/summer-school

Other benefits:

The best 10 participants will be awarded with opportunities of: stages, internships, exchange programmes in Italy and other EU countries, for more information send a email to info@carriereinternazionali.com

Info and contacts:

Association Giovani nel Mondo

+390686767305

+393460002550

www.carriereinternazionali.com

info@carriereinternazionali.com

info@giovaninelmondo.org

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