We are delighted to announce that the Institute for Development and Diplomacy, ADA University, organizes the 7th ADA EU Summer School under the theme “Redefining EU’s role in EaP in the New Decade”.
The Summer School will be held in frame of Jean Monnet Module on “Enhancing capacity for EU-EaP resilient cooperation within new EaP beyond 2020 policy objectives: perspectives from Azerbaijan”.
The second decade of EU’s EaP policy has started with dynamic geopolitical processes in the EU neighbourhood including the Karabakh war, Belarussia’s suspension of participation in EaP, recent events in Ukraine and economic and social processes associated with COVID 19 pandemic. Recent developments in the EaP region have become crucial in terms of understanding the current situation, several foreign policy questions and forecasting a short-and medium scenario in foreign policy directions of the EU.
In the light of dynamic geopolitical processes in the EaP region, the EU Summer School aims to shed light on the current challenges and development trends that are shaping the EU foreign policy today as well as how current social, economic, and political processes in EU influence ENP and EaP strategy of EU, internal perspectives of EaP countries on collaboration and EU’s role in the regional security and conflict management.
The Summer School will be held at ADA University Campus.
The program lasts for two weeks (intensive 10 studying days) during which participants will develop in-depth knowledge through a dynamic range of activities including lectures, talks from guest speakers, workshops and field visits. Teaching will be conducted by international and local professors and researchers in their respective domains of expertise. The program is designed for students, graduates, young researchers and young professionals studying or working in the related field. By end of the program, students will have a comprehensive understanding of current challenges and development trends that are shaping the Future of the EU today as well as how those processes influence ENP and EaP strategy of EU, internal perspectives of EaP countries on collaboration with each other and the EU in the context of regional security.
Day 1: The EU Fundamentals
Day 2: The EU in crisis: Challenges for further development and integration in post pandemic situation
Day 3: EU’s Foreign Policy & External Relations. (Re)-DIrection in its CFSP
Day 4: EU a Global Policy Actor
Day 5: EU Energy policy
Day 6: Principles of European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP). EU’s Eastern Dimension: Eastern Partnership policy beyond 2020
Day 7: Security Situation in the Region: The Balance of Power and Conflicts in the EaP
Day 8: European Union’s institutional discourse on the Eastern Partnership and its reception in Russia
Day 9: Lessons from the Eastern Partnership: Looking back to move forward (by country)
Day 10: The future of the EU and Azerbaijan as EaP member: Chances and challenges
If you are a student, graduate, young researcher and young professional and Interested in the program, please, apply by filling the Application Form by May 20, 2022.