The Online European Summer Course 2021 #EUChallengeAccepted: Tackle the Challenges for the European Union! will take place from 20 to 26 June 2021. We invite all participants to attend an academically demanding and wide-ranging programme. Experience the inspiring atmosphere of an international seminar! It is organized by the Europa-Institut in cooperation with the ASKO Europa-Stiftung and the Europäische Akademie Otzenhausen. It is supported by the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung and the "German federal Kinder und Jugendplan" 2021: The EU member states are currently facing a multitude of new challenges and have to prove their strength as a future-oriented network, especially in times of a global pandemic.
#EUChallengeAccepted: Tackle the Challenges for the European Union! deals with the current goals and political priorities of the European Union in terms of the EU’s single market and the world trade system in times of crisis, and discusses current human rights protection issues and their challenges in light of the freedom of expression vs. public interest and its impact on health protection in the context of data protection.
Participants: Young, active and open-minded people (esp. Bachelor-, Master- and PhD- students / young professionals) with a strong interest in the European Union and its current challenges are invited from all fields of study and from all over the world. You will meet renowned international experts in European law, politics and economics. The lecturers are academics or practitioners and will give you an inside view of the EU.
The European Summer Course is designed as an online course, a combination of daily live Zoom sessions (2 p.m. to 6 p.m., CET) and an e-learning tool (Moodle) where a wide range of reading material and videos will be provided for individual preparation and follow-up. Various teaching methods will be used, including: lectures and discussions as well as professionally designed workshops and simulations. [+]