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Zaproszenie do udziału w seminarium „EU Asylum and Migration Policies”

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Zapraszamy Państwa do składania zgłoszeń do udziału w seminarium „EU Asylum and Migration Policies”, wspieranego przez sieć programu Jeana Monneta. Poniżej przedstawiamy informację dotyczącą seminarium w języku roboczym spotkania tj. j. angielskim.

Informację przedstawiamy na prośbę Trans European Policy Studies Association, głównego organizatora seminarium.

Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA), the first transeuropean network of leading European research institutes in the field of European affairs, is organizing a seminar on EU Asylum and Migration Policies for interested Master’s students. The seminar will take place in Brussels between 4-8 April in the framework of the project PONT, co-funded under the Erasmus+ Programme – Jean Monnet ‚Support to Institutions and Associations’,which aims at strengthening the bridge between young academics and EU practitioners.

Please see below an open call for applications and attached a more detailed call outlining the objectives and the format of the 5-day training seminar as well as the application procedure.  We would be very grateful if you could please disseminate this open call among your network.


Open call for applications

5-day Brussels seminar on EU Asylum and Migration Policies for Master’s students

In the framework of the PONT project TEPSA (Trans European Policy Studies Association) is organising a ‘Working Europe’ Seminar on EU Asylum and Migration policies, which will take place in Brussels on 4-8 April 2016.

Amid Europe’s worst refugee crisis since the Second World War, 20 students will take part in a seminar where EU practitioners, researchers and other relevant stakeholders will discuss recent developments in EU asylum and migration law and policy. The seminar will offer participants insights into the political dynamics shaping EU asylum and migration policies, and into the main challenges that have to be addressed. The division of competencies and responsibilities between the EU and its Member States will also be discussed.

Participants in the seminar will also visit policy departments of several EU institutions and agencies, Brussels-based thinks tanks and NGOs dealing with refugee issues. At the end of the seminar, a simulation game on EU Council negotiations will be organised in order to enable participants to apply the knowledge acquired during the seminar.

The seminar is coordinated by the Prof Dr Jaap W. de Zwaan, Emeritus Professor of European Union Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Lector European Integration at the Hague University of Applied Sciences.

Participants will receive a certificate of attendance after a successful completion of the Working Europe Seminar.

Seminar venue: Fondation Universitaire, Rue d’Egmont 11, 1000 Brussels and working visits within Brussels.

Participation fee: EUR 100.

Travel reimbursement: TEPSA reimburses travel costs up to EUR 250. All other expenses, like accommodation, are to be covered by other sources or by the participants themselves.

To apply: please send 1) your CV; 2) motivation letter explaining your research focus and interest in the seminar; 3) university transcripts (official record of course results); and if possible one letter of reference to mariam.khotenashvili@tepsa.eu. Non-EU citizens are also encouraged to apply.

Deadlinefor applications: Monday 7 March 2016. Applicants will be informed on the decision of the review committee on Monday 14 March 2016.


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