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Brussels Summer Schools 2017


What are your plans for this summer? Why don’t you spend your vacation time in the European Capital? This Summer, Brussels will host several Summer Schools where students and professionals can boost up their skills and academic knowledge. 

Discover with us all the summer education opportunities in Brussels. EU Events provides you with an exhaustive list of EU-related Summer Schools.

  • EUROPE AND THE WORLD by  University of Kent

The Brussels Summer School is centred on the theme of ‘Europe and the World’ which builds upon the academic strengths of the school. Within this context various sub-themes will be also covered, these include migration, the European Union’s (EU) relationship with emerging powers such as China, and the EU’s response to the global economic crisis.

Dates: 19 June to 30 June 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2rl1V4U

  • Brussels Summer School for Young Leaders: ‘EU AS A GLOBAL ACTOR’ by Institut d’Études Européennes – Université libre de Bruxelles

As a leading Summer School held in the ‘Capital of Europe’, the one-week program aims to immerse the participants into the theory and practice of EU policymaking with a special focus on the ‘EU as a Global Actor’. Through a series of lectures, debates, workshops and study trips to different EU institutions and the NATO Headquarters, the Brussels Summer School for Young Leaders provides the participants with a policy-maker’s ‘insider’ perspective into how the European Union and its leaders deal with the closely interlinked key contemporary security, economic and political challenges facing the block. The lectures and discussions are conducted by senior EU policymakers and diplomats, top NATO officials and leading academic experts.

Dates: 26 June to 30 June 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2sEvSkj

  • EU Business Law and WTO Trade Practice Summer School by IEE-ULB and Van Bael and Bellis

This Summer School is aimed at advanced students (students who have completed at least the second year of their degree) with various academic backgrounds (law, political sciences, economics), legal practitioners and policy analysts willing to acquire a better understanding of the European Union law with a focus on business law and international trade law.

Dates: 26 June to 14 July 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2rlaU62

  • The EU area of Criminal Justice by ECLAN

The objective of the Summer School is to provide participants with an extensive knowledge of EU criminal law. The classes are both theoretical and practical. They are conducted by academics, national experts or European officials who deal every day with the European criminal area. The Summer School is specially designed for practitioners in the field of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters, EU or national civil servants as well as researchers and students interested in the EU area of freedom, security and justice.

Dates: 3 July to 7 July 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2subgdY

  • Summer School on EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy by Odysseus Network

The Summer School has been carefully designed and developed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the immigration and asylum policy of the EU from a legal perspective. The programme is organised by the Odysseus Network for Legal Studies on Immigration and Asylum in Europe, which was founded in 1999 with the support of the European Commission and is coordinated by the Institute for European Studies of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).

Dates: 3 July to 14 July 2017

Languages: English and French

Link: http://bit.ly/2subGB4

  • Summer School in EU Policy Making  by Institute For European Studies and Wien Universitat (Brussels and Vienna)

Packed with lectures, study visits and simulation games, this programme attracts students and young professionals who wish to broaden their knowledge of the European institutions, European law and the European decision-making process in general.

Dates: 4 July to 14 July 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2rlzaVo

  • ALPEUREGIO Summer School 2017 by Regione del Tirolo – Alto Adige – Trentino

L’Alpeuregio Summer School permette ai partecipanti di approfondire le loro conoscenze sull’Unione europea, di affrontare i dubbi e fornire risposte alle legittime domande, rappresentando, inoltre, un’occasione unica per ricevere informazioni rilevanti sulle opportunità lavorative e professionalizzanti all’interno delle Istituzioni europee.

Dates: 3 July to 13 July 2017

Languages: Italian and English

Link: http://bit.ly/2t6VCTP

  •  FEDERALIST ACADEMY by Union of European Federalist

This year's edition will focus on Political Communication with a wide-ranging program aim at improving activists' skills in all aspects of communication activities.The Federalist Academy is a training event aimed at members who are looking to develop their capabilities as activists and are committed to working on strengthen their national or local sections. Current and potential future leaders of local, regional and national sections are particularly encouraged to apply.

Dates: 7 July to 9 July 2017

Languages: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2s6f4RT

  • Summer School in Cooperazione allo Sviluppo by Belgian-Italian Chamber of Commerce

La Summer School in Cooperazione allo Sviluppo intende offrire a giovani laureati o laureandi l’opportunità di apprendere a livello teorico e tecnico tutti gli aspetti della politica europea di cooperazione allo sviluppo internazionale e dei relativi programmi di finanziamento europei. Il corso si rivolge a chi intende diventare attore della cooperazione internazionale, ma anche a chi, già attivo nel settore ad esempio in ONG, associazioni o organizzazioni internazionali, desiderasse approfondire il tema dei finanziamenti europei, come reperirli e come gestirli una volta ottenuti.

Dates: 10 July to 21 July 2017

Languages: Italian and English

Link: http://bit.ly/2subvG2

  • European Challenges Summer School by SOLVAY Brussels School of Economics and Management

This summer school aims to offer an overview of different European Economic and Financial issues and to get students from all over the world to connect.

Dates: 18 August to 26 August 2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2t7mvaf

  • Summer University of European Citizens by ECIT Foundation.

Students, academics, policy makers and civil society representatives from all over Europe will meet in Brussels to exchange views on the gaps and future challenges of European citizenship. You will find this event very different from the usual European conference: there is real content, brainstorming and the right atmosphere and environment to test out your ideas and learn from others

Dates: 30 August to 1 September 2017

Languages:  English

Link: http://bit.ly/2rAUXIf

  • CEPS Summer School: Economic and Financial Governance of the European Monetary Union by CEPS

The programme offers a unique opportunity to learn how EU governance works in an international and multi-cultural environment in a highly-reputed global think-tank with long-standing experience in the policy-making process of European institutions and international organisations. The learning programme will combine lectures with problem-based activities, including case studies, discussion groups and workshops with policy-makers. The experience will be enriched by simulation games and study visits to the EU institutions.

Dates: 4 September to 9 September  2017

Language: English

Link: http://bit.ly/2t7iS3W

..... and more to come! #EUevents #EUsummerschools