Italy, Pisa

The EU and its neighbours: challenges and opportunities of cooperation

when 11 June 2018 - 15 June 2018
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 250

The summer school focuses on the EU relations with its Southern and Eastern neighbours placing emphasis on the opportunities of cooperation, especially in the fields of trade and energy as well as on the challenges of this cooperation in the fields of foreign affairs and migration. Experts coming from the academia/or and international institutions will explain the instruments through which the EU supports and seeks to influence its neighbours as well as the achievements and failures of the European Neighbourhood Policy.
It is based on lectures of two/three hours and simulation games given in English and offered by professors and experts in law, political science or economics. The students will be provided with reading material and will be asked to take a final exam. The total number of hours (including simulation games) of the summer school is 28/30.

Course leader

Sara Poli

Target group

Students of political science and law or who have made EU studies in other fields of studies

Course aim

The summer school aims at providing students of political science and law interested in the EU external relations a broad overview of the problems underlying the EU cooperation with its neighbours taking into consideration the geopolitical context and the opportunities for them to deepen their cooperation with the EU. The summer school also aims to attract students coming from the “neighbours of EU neighbours” in order for them to learn the principles and the strategy underlying the EU relations with its neighbours.

Fee info

EUR 250: course fees



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