|Study location||Latvia, Riga|
|Type||Short duration course, full-time|
|Nominal duration||6 Weeks (9 ECTS)|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Applications submitted in any other language than English will be considered as invalid.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, State of Palestine, Ukraine.
Eligible candidates are professionals from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestine, Serbia, Ukraine.
Candidates from other countries are not eligible for this call.
As a substitute to a test taken, other proof of language proficiency may be provided (e.g. confirmation by grammar school, university or employer).
Short-listed applicants will have to demonstrate their English language skills during a phone interview.
At least 1 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
Please focus on the following questions in your motivation letter:
• What is your main motivation to participate in the Programme?
At least 2 years of professional experience in the public sector, non-governmental organisation or academia;
EU-approved or WHO-approved vaccines: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson, Novavax, Sinopharm, Sinovac, Bharat Biotech.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Applicants who have previously issued Schengen visa(s) (or currently valid for the Programme period) may additionally submit copies, as this information will be necessary immediately after selection process.
The Intensive Programme is developed for professionals from public administration, NGOs and academia with at least two years of work experience.
Over a period of 6 weeks, from 9 November until 16 December, the Programme provides comprehensive training on the legal, economic and political functioning of the European Union. In addition, the Programme includes a study visit to Brussels for in-person meetings in the European Parliament, the European Commission, the European External Action Service, and other EU institutions.
Participating countries or specific regions are decided upon by the Programme donors.
Eligible countries for the Autumn 2022 session are Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, Georgia, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Palestine, Serbia, Ukraine.
Autumn 2022 Intensive Programme will offer the following mandatory courses: EU Law, EU Integration, European Political Economy, Legislative Drafting and the Rule of Law, Digitalization and e-governance, and Project Management for Public Sector.
Upon passing of exams and completion of the Programme, participants receive a certificate of programme completion and 1.5 ECTS for each course.
The Programme is free of charge.
This Programme is funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia and the United States of America. All costs associated with the Programme are covered by Programme donors.