Summer Leadership Development Programme, Berlin/Bruxelles/Bruges
Posted Aprilie 20, 2009on:
Mai jos un anunt despre un program interesant care incepe la Berlin. Succes!
In an effort to contribute to the reform process in Southeast Europe,
the TRANSFUSE Association and the College of Europe jointly launched a
programme in 2006 for young people from the region, as well as broader
Europe, who aspire to play an active role in the future of their
countries. The Programme runs over a ten-month period and aims to
transmit knowledge about the EU and its relation to the region, to
stimulate the leadership and professional skills of participants and
to encourage an exchange of views.
The European Fund for the Balkans has been generously financing the
programme since 2008 and is now, since 2009, organizing it jointly
with the College of Europe and the TRANSFUSE Association.
The 2009/2010 Programme will consist of the following activities:
Two-week Summer Academy in Germany (Berlin/Surrounding s), 29
August-12 September 2009: The curriculum will include topics related
to the European Union and the development of its relations with
Southeast Europe, as well as wider issues of international and
economic relations. Practical training components focusing on
negotiations, project management and presentation skills will provide
participants with essential leadership qualities
Joint activities, between November 2009 and March 2010: The
participants will work together in small groups to develop and
implement a joint activity or an event in Southeast Europe. Final
five-day seminar in Belgium (Brussels/Bruges) , in April 2010: with
visits to the EU institutions and NATO in Brussels and to the campus
of the College of Europe in Bruges. The Programme will be led by an
Academic Dean, who will guide the participants through the different
aspects of the Programme. The working language of the Programme is
English. Certificates will be awarded upon the successful completion
of the Programme.
Up to 30 participants will be carefully selected. Interested
individuals coming from the following countries are invited to apply:
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, FYROM, Greece,
Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Turkey. A limited
number of participants will be selected from other European countries.
The Programme is specifically designed for students who are
currently pursuing or are about to begin their postgraduate studies as
well as recent graduates at the start of their professional career.
The three parts of the Programme require full-time presence from all
participants (see Programme 2009/2010).
Applicants are expected to be under the age of 28 with a successful
academic record, have an excellent level of English, have a high
interest in the EU and international affairs; possess a high degree of
personal commitment and professional orientation; have a first work
experience through internships or voluntary work.