Post Graduate Diploma in European Public Affairs and European Studies
Course Title: Post Grad Diploma in European Public Affairs & European Studies
Next Start Date: October 16th, 2017
Places available: 15
Incorporates site to visits to European Parliament, European Council and European Commission etc.
Price: €1695 including accommodation costs for field trip to Brussels
Course options: Online and Long Distance. Trip to Brussels is a mandatory part of the programme
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In partnership with the Leuven Institute. Successful completion of the course programme will lead to alumni membership.
Incorporates 3 day field trip to Brussels.
Accommodation costs included in course fees.
Europe – its Culture and History; History of the European Union (1945 to present); Political Structure of the EU; European Integration; History of EU Treaties; Main Treaty Provisions; Ireland and the EU Treaties; Law making in the EU; The European Commission; The European Court of Justice; The European Parliament; The European Council; The role of other smaller EU Institutions; EU policies – The Single Market, Regional Policy, Common Agricultural Policy, Monetary Union, Justice, External Relations.
Overview of Lobbying and Public Affairs in the EU; Transparency and Ethics of Lobbying; Tools and Techniques for engaging with the EU Institutions – Legislative monitoring, Business Intelligence, Strategy, Networking, Coalitions, Lobbying, Communication with the EU Institutions; Using Digital Communications in EU Lobbying; EU Public Procurement and Tendering and its role in EU Public Affairs; Overview of the European Media; Regulation of the Media in Europe, Lobbying in an Irish context & provisions of the Regulation Act 2015.
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