Diploma and University Master in Advanced European Studies
Fondazione Collegio Europeo di Parma (Collegio Europeo)
- Location Parma, Italy
- Type of Degree Master
- Start Date 2021/10/04
- Duration 1 year
- Application Deadline 2021/09/29
- Language English
- Attendance On Campus
- Dedication Full-time
- Pace Instructor-paced
- Tuition fees 5000 €
PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE: apply by 29/09/2021
DAES is a 1-year interdisciplinary postgraduate programme on EU law, economy and policies, designed to provide tools for building up a European and international career.
Faculty includes top officials from EU institutions, university professors and experts in European and international topical issues.
The course is carried out mainly in English, and includes parts in Italian and French (with relevant language courses), to favour development of language competences (highly valued within international careers). It comprises practice and group activities, developing practical skills and teamwork. International internships are provided.
The study programme of the Diploma and University Master in Advanced European Studies (DAES) is aimed at providing students with specialized skills on the structure and the functioning of the European Union and its policies.
The course is based on a multidisciplinary approach (political science, international relations, law, economics) and it leverages on the contributions of officials and experts from the European Institutions.
It is aimed at preparing students for careers in EU, national and local institutions, professional associations, the corporate world and private practice.
The programme covers one academic year and is divided into two phases:
It includes teaching activities over two semesters (October to January, and February to June). Exams take place in the months of January and June. Students who successfully pass such exams obtain a first qualification: the Diploma in Advanced European Studies (DAES).
It starts in July, after second semester exams.
DAES graduates have the possibility to achieve a second qualification, University Master’s Degree in Advanced European Studies, by writing a dissertation on a European issue related to one course or seminar of the DAES programme under the supervision of one of the professors of the College.
The dissertation must be discussed within a date specified on a yearly basis.
- October: Intensive language courses (English – French – Italian) & Introductory courses (Macroeconomics – Law – International Relations)
- November: EU History, Politics and Institutions / EU Law and Legal System
- December: EU Single Market and Fundamental Freedoms
- January: First Semester exams
- February: EU Economics and Governance
- March: Study Visit to Brussels / Strategic Sectors, Funds and Research in the EU
- April: Food Safety, Health and Environmental Protection
- May/June: EU External Action / Presentation of final Project Work / Second Semester exams