Netherlands, Almere

European Union and Funds

when 2 July 2012 - 13 July 2011
duration -50 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500

The European Union plays a silent but very important role in our lives. Sometimes, especially in crisis time, the working of the EU is more apparent, but how does the EU work, what does it do and how do outsiders view the EU? Those questions and many more will be answered in this course. To give an overview what this course is about the following key words:

European Union
EU Law
EU Agricultural policy
EU and the world

A trip to Brussels and a stay there during one night is part of this course.

Course leader

Drs. Taco Medema

Target group

People who are seeing the influence in their daily work, like government employees will benefit from this course, because background of their work becomes clearer. Students especially interested in political sciences and economics will increase their knowledge and will have a great time with the other participants in the course.

Course aim

The first aim is to introduce and deepen the knowledge in a number of typical EU policy areas, e.g. agricultural policy and regional policy. Another aim is to practice writing EU tendering proposals.

Credits info

Certificate of attendance is provided

Fee info

EUR 500: Includes course fee, materials and excursions
EUR 240: Accommodation fee total of 2 weeks

120 euro per student per week


Summer School Almere doesn’t offer scholarships for this course.