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, how they are implemented and how to influence them.

Target group

Everyone 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, who decides in the EU and how to participate in the process.

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

After successful completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Completion, issued in electronic format.

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Scholars Detail

  • Dr. Octavia Cerchez Dr. Octavia Cerchez Designation: Professor and Head of Research Dr Octavia Cerchez is Professor and Head of Research at Geneva Interdisciplinary Centre for Economics and Law. Holder of a PhD in Economics and a...

Course Feature

  • Date: 24 August 2020
  • Fee: 195 Swiss Francs
  • Type: on-line/internet-based
  • Participants: N.A.
  • Duration: 3 weeks
  • Skills: No prerequisits
  • Language: English
  • Assessment: Self