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Specialised Training

In addition to the core and the elective courses, the Master gives the opportunity to attend technical courses to enhance the ability of the students to access and succesfully operate whithin the European institutions. 


Our preparatory course will be structured in two days of in-class lessons where students will be introduced to all steps of the competition to become an EU officials. We will provide guidance on how to better approach the various selection steps including computer-based testing and the assessment stage in Brussels.

This competition takes place every year and selects EU officials and functionaries. The EPSO exam is new and all permanent staff of the EU institutions are recruited through this procedure.

With the EPSO Competition it is possible to enter all EU institutions, such as the European Commission, the Council of the European Union, the European Court of Auditors (ECA), the Court of Justice of the EU, the European Parliament (EP), the Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).

EU and International Project Funding and Management:

This intensive two-day training course is designed for those students interested in getting involved in EC-funded programmes and projects. The course is, in particular, is an introduction to the Project Cycle Management (PCM), the standard procedure to carry out  programmes and projects. It is the official tool required by the European Commission and many bilateral donors and follows a sequence based on specific phases. In particular, it intends to explain PCM approach focusing on theoretical and practical analysis of all project phases (programming, identification, formulation, implementation, monitoring, reporting, evaluation and audit).

The course, which is based on EC Project Cycle Management Guidelines, is a combination theoretical explanations and practical exercises. Every step will be explained with examples of approved proposals and discussed in working groups and question and answer sessions.