EPIC - the European Policy Information
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London N10 3DD
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- CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
- TRAINING, SHORT COURSES AND CONFERENCES
- EPIC draws
on the insider knowlege of practitioners and scholars from across Europe. We bring together experts with those keen on
furthering their understanding of the EU.
is an independent network of over 100 consultants and trainers. Founded in 1999 by a group of academics within the London
School of Economics and Political Science, EPIC does not act on behalf of any governmental office or European institution.
We therefore 'tell it as it is' and point to the strengths but also to the shortcomings of the European project.
Dr Andreas Staab, Managing Director
Andreas is a former lecturer in European Integration at the London School of Economics.
Having left the LSE in 2000, he founded EPIC together with a group of colleagues. Over the years, he has trained over 5000
people - from journalists and business people, to public officials, NGO representatives as well as high school and university
students. He worked mainly in accession and candidate countries, including Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia,
Kosovo, Turkey or Cyprus. Andreas is also the author of a textbook on the EU, called 'The European Union Explained'; the third
edition of which was published in June 2013.
EPIC has worked with prime ministers and high school students, supreme
court judges and post graduates, journalists, governmental officials and lawyers, business executives and NGO representatives
from all parts of the world. We apply innovative teaching methods that encourage creative thinking. Our courses accommodate
different levels of knowledge and different professional backgrounds and our teaching style is proactive with the emphasis
on practise-oriented exercises and problem-solving learning experiences.
Our ever expanding team of experts addresses
the broadest range of issues related to Europe and the European Union, whether from an economic, business, social or
political perspective. ln addition to our strong academic foundation, we also count practitioners as our members who
work for business associations, international organisations, in the legal sector, in the media, in public administration
and in the non-governmental field. Over the years we have been particularly active in the following areas:
Agriculture and rural development
· Cohesion and Regional Policy
· Economic governance
· Police and judicial co-operation
· Legal Harmonization
· Citizenship, youth and civil society
EU Updates: New Developments
in the European Union
Island of Hvar, Croatia
NEW DATE BECAUSE OF COVID-19
September 28 - October 2, 2020
In September 2020, EPIC will be
holding its 17th annual summer school, organised in collaboration with Croatia's Ministry of Foreign and European
Affairs (MFEA), as well as GIZ - the Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit. The seminar will take place at
the Labranda Senses Resort, in Vrboska on the island of Hvar. The
course will be hosted by Dr Andreas Staab with additional contributions from Tony Bass (Netherlands Institute for International
Relations/Clingendael). Officials from the government of Croatia are lending their expertise gained from holding the EU Presidency,
including Krešimir Kopčić, Mirna Vlašić Feketija, Dubravka Vlašić Pleše and Tomislav Belovari. We are also welcoming back Dinka Krčelić (Projectus grupa), one of our long-time contributors
to the summer school. The course offers a precise and in-depth update
on recent EU developments, while also integrating a range of organisational and administrative skills that are vital when
interacting with the EU polity. The course will cover the following topics:
- Covid 19: Public Health at EU Level
- Covid 19 and the Governance of the Eurozone
- Brexit: What's it like to leave the EU?
- Populism and the EU's Democratic Deficit
- Negotiation, Interest Representation and Interaction with the EU
- EU Presidency: Lessons learned
- The Commission Agenda 2020 - 2024
- The EU budget 2021 - 2027
- A new method for Enlargement
- Communication Skills
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK ON 'EU SUMMER SCHOOL' IN THE TOP LEFT CORNER OF THIS PAGE.
|Vrboska, Island of Hvar
GET IN TOUCHfor any further information please contact: Dr Andreas
StaabManaging DirectorEPIC - the European Policy Information Centre7 Ellington RoadLondon N10 3DDUKphone: (+44) 20 888 7970email: firstname.lastname@example.org