issue 3 | September 2015

developing and managing professional services, projects and partnerships

Negotiating the Greek Way

Following the case of Greece, Mr Paul Meerts, College of Europe visiting professor and trainer of the Executive Education course "Negotiations in Practice", reflects on how trust is key to develop successful negotiations. But, what to do when there is a clear lack of trustiness? How can the EU arrive to a good deal somewhere half-way between -now more than ever- two very different approaches? Learn more about it by reading the column.

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College of Europe summer courses gathered over 150 professionals from more than 30 countries

The College of Europe in Bruges was a hub of activity this July, a month during which over 150 people came to be trained in EU affairs and specific policy fields.

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Armenia & Georgia – two study visits for future diplomats

In the framework of the EU funded project “Support to Capacity and Institution Building of the Diplomatic Academy in Armenia”, the College of Europe Development Office is organizing a study tour to Brussels and Vienna for 27 students and 2 staff of the Diplomatic School of Armenia.

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The College of Europe organizes a workshop in the framework of the Open Days

The College of Europe Development Office organizes a workshop on “How to move up the technological ladder: knowledge, innovation and institutions in European regions” at this year’s Open Days - 13th European Week of Cities and Regions, taking place from 12-15 October 2015.

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Formations pour l’IGPDE à  Paris

Dans le cadre de sa coopération avec l'Institut de la gestion publique et du développement économique (IGPDE), le Service de Développement organisera une formation sur la thèmatique « le droit de la Convention européenne de sauvegarde des droits de l'homme ».

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Course on Project management at Luiss University

In the framework of a collaboration with the School of European Political Economy of Luiss University in Rome, the College of Europe Development Office organized a 20-hour course on Project management for EU funded projects.

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The College of Europe is expanding its expertise on climate change to the professional sector

The College of Europe Development Office organized its first full-fledged training course on climate change issues.

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EU Fact Finding


09 October 2015

A half-day fact finding mission to guide you through the 'labyrinth' of EU-related websites. Registrations are open until 21 September 2015.






EU Diplomacy & Diplomatic Skills


12-14 October 2015

Grasp the complexities of EU Diplomacy, better understand the EU external relations and practice the skills required to communicate, report and negotiate across cultures. Registrations are open until 21 September 2015.




Trade Policy


26-28 October 2015

Improve, extend and update your knowledge and understanding of the EU's trade policy and international trade law through an innovative and interactive training programme. Registrations are open until 5 October 2015.




Negotiations in Practice


16-20 November 2015

The principles and practice of EU decision-making including a two-day simulation exercise. Registrations are open until 30 October 2015.


EU Project Management


16-20 November 2015

A one-week interactive journey along the life of EU projects, from programming through to tender writing, project implementation and evaluation. Registrations are open until 30 October 2015.





Intensive Seminar on the EU

Bruges & Brussels

27 June / 15 July 2016

All you need to know about the EU, its decision-making process and policies. Choose the one-, two- or three-week course tailored to your level of experience. Registrations are already open.





EU Transport & Railway Affairs (ETCR)

Bruges, Brussels & Antwerp

27 June / 8 July 2016

This annual seminar of two weeks on the EU Transport Policy and Railway Affairs presents the latest developments within the railway sector on European level. Registrations are already open.





EU Competition Law


4-8 July 2016

This advanced training course provides participants with a professional guide to EU competition law and the essential tools for mastering legal complexities and successfully facing the challenges in every day work. Registrations are already open.





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