Comprehend European Union functioning

Course Description

The course provides an overview of the functioning and decision-making mechanisms within the European Union, how decisions are made at EU level, who makes those decisions and how they are implemented.

Target group

Candidates interested in the European Union functioning, drawn to interact with its main actors and engage in the EU.
Course aim

To understand how the European Union works and who decides in the EU and to understand its inner workings.

Course structure

Module 1 – Creation of the EU and main historical momentous

Module 2 – Characteristics and functionalities of the EU

Module 3 – The unique EU institutional set-up

Module 4 – Decision-making and negotiating with and within the EU

Module 5 – EU future challenges and opportunities

Course certificate

At the end of the course participants will receive a certificate.


Scholars Detail

  • Dr. Octavia Cerchez Dr. Octavia Cerchez Designation: Head of Research Dr Octavia Cerchez is Professor and Head of Research at Geneva Interdisciplinary Centre for Economics and Law. She has more than twenty years experience in the formulation...

Course Feature

  • Date: 15.11.2017
  • Fee: 900 CHF
  • Type: Classroom
  • Participants: 26
  • Duration: 24 hours over 4 weeks
  • Skills: No prerequisits
  • Language: English
  • Assessment: Self