“EU Eastern Neighbourhood in the context of the Future of the EU”

10-21 June 2019, BAKU, AZERBAIJAN

Every summer, ADA University Center of Excellence in EU Studies opens its doors to bright students, recent university graduates and young professionals for an intensive short-term summer school program. This year Summer School is organized in partnership with DAAD (Germany) and University of Bologna (Italy). Participants will have unique opportunity to gain an insight into EU’s Foreign and Security Policy, perspectives of development of ENP and EaP and etc. from lectures and interactive sessions delivered by professors from the leading European Universities while connecting with people from different cultures.

The program lasts for two weeks (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 professors and researchers in their respective domains of expertise. 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.

Week 1:

The EU Fundamentals

The EU in crisis: Challenges for further development and integration (EU Elections)

EU’s outlines of Foreign Policy & External Relations

Principals of European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP)

New direction of Foreign Policy after the collapse of the Soviet Union

Week 2:

EU’s Eastern Dimension: 10 years of Eastern Partnership (EaP) Programme

EU’s self-perception ad foreign policy player

EU Strategies for EaP development

EU’s Strategy (Re-) Direction in its Foreign & Security Policies

The future of the EU’s collaboration with Azerbaijan as EaP country


Applicant must be at least 18 years old

Fluency in English language


Program fee

300 EUR

What is included:

Tuition and study materials
Half board: lunch and two coffee breaks per day
Extracurricular activities
Certificate at the end of the course
2 field/organization visits

Farewell event

Baku city guided tour


*Limited number of accommodations at University dormitory is available in double rooms upon request of international participants


Fee does not include:

Travel costs, transfers, dormitory, breakfasts and dinners;

How to apply:

Step 1: Look for information about EU Summer School

This website contains a lot of information about the Summer School and will help you get a better idea of what we offer. If you have any further questions, please contact us at ceeus@ada.edu.az

Step 2: Complete application form

Complete the Application form (Registration begins on 11 March 2019 and ends on 22 April 2019:  https://goo.gl/forms/f9cC2VgtZiEw4DJ63


Step 3: Scanning documents

To complete your application, please send the following compulsory documents to ceeus@ada.edu.az :

Format supported: Word, PDF, jpg.

  1. Scan of a valid ID/passport
  2. Resume in English
  3. Certificate of enrolment or diploma of graduation higher education institution

Step 4: Program fee payment


There is no application fee. Program fee (300 euro) is to be made after being selected as participant. Application results will be announced on 3 May 2019. Program fee is to be done by 20 May 2019 and document proving payment should be sent to ceeus@ada.edu.az

Note: Your participation will be considered valid only after program fee payment.


All registered participants will receive an official letter of acceptance once registration and payment are completed.

Do you need more information? Contact us at ceeus@ada.edu.az



  1. Announcement and application opening date: 11 March 2019
  2. Application deadline: 22 April 2019
  3. Results announcement date: 3 May 2019
  4. Program fee payment deadline: 20 May 2019
  5. EU SS dates: 10-21 June 2019

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