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European Studies - Summer School

21 days
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2990 EUR/full
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About

In this Summer School, you learn a lot about the economic, legal and political dimensions of the European Union. After an introduction of EU-history and -institutions, you debate current political questions. While you defend your perspective in a EU-role play, you become aware of the difficulties in decision-making processes. Together we visit the European Parliament in Brussels!

Overview

In this Summer School, you learn a lot about the economic, legal and political dimensions of the European Union. After an introduction of EU-history and -institutions, you debate current political questions. While you defend your perspective in a EU-role play, you become aware of the difficulties in decision-making processes.

Together we visit the European Parliament in Brussels and you get the chance to talk to its members!

This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.

  • Lectures & tutorials⁠
  • Trip to the European Parliament in Brussels
  • Role play "Welcome to Europe"
  • Excursion to the EUROPE-DIRECT-Information Centre in Aachen
  • Intercultural exchange & social events

Accreditation

After completing this Summer School you earn an RWTH certificate with 3 Credit Points (ECTS) for your outstanding effort.

Programme Structure

This Summer School's aim is for you to comprehend the foundations of European economics, law and politics.After considering the EU's history, institutions and structure, you are able to discuss current and future challenges. Concepts from microeconomics, public economics and international economics help you to evaluate the consequences of international economic integration.

By including resource usage and the climate system in our evaluatios, you consider climate risk management as a European topic. Another current issue for European policies is the digital transformation, which you discuss thoroughly. Together with an insider who is working at the European Parliament, you analyze the European Legal system and the relationship between EU law and national law.

On top of that, you take a tour through the European Parliament in Brussels.

Audience

Every year we welcome students from all over the world. You can become part of our international student community if you are: 

  • at least 18 years old
  • in your Bachelor's, Master's, in between or recently graduated
  • proficient in the English language

Lecturers

This course is conducted by the Department of International Economics at RWTH Aachen University. For the content on EU's legal system, we work with a jurist for European and international law. He is a political adviser for a parliamentary party and works at the European Parliament in Brussels. The RWTH Institute for Political Science contributes topics related to international relations.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

No more registrations possible! Registrations for next year are possible as of November 01,2022.

Language

English

Credits

3 ECTS

Workload: 90 hours

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Every year we welcome students from all over the world. You can become part of our international student community if you:

  • are at least 18 years old
  • in your Bachelor's, Master's, in between or recently graduated
  • are proficient in the English language

We don’t require an English language proficiency test. However, we recommend a self-evaluation of your English language level according to one of the following scores to make sure that you are able to follow the lessons:

  • TOEFL ibt : 72 points
  • IELTS: 5.5 band score
  • TOEIC: 785 points
  • Cambridge: FCE, Grade C
  • CEFR = B2

Work experience

Advantage: You study a degree related to our program

No previous knowledge is needed for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2990 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2990 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • National

    2990 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2990 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.

Included: Accommodation, two meals per day, city trips, company visits, social events & more

Not included: Flights, visa and insurance – we support you via email

Living costs for Aachen

813 - 1131 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We believe that high-quality education should be available to everybody, regardless of their financial situation in life. So our team is glad to announce that we award scholarships for selected on-campus Summer School programs every year. Check out our website for details and see if you are a scholarship candidate.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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