Advanced Programme in European Law and Economics

Deadline:  29 January 2019
Open to: professionals from public administration, NGOs and academia with at least 2 years of professional experience from: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Georgia; Moldova; Kazakhstan; Kyrgystan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Ukraine; Uzbekistan
Benefits: fully funded


The Advanced Programme was developed for professionals coming from the European Neighbourhood Policy Countries, Central Asia and the Western Balkans. Over a period of 12 week, it provides a comprehensive training on the legal, economic and political functioning of the European Union (EU). In addition, the Programme includes a week-long study visit to Brussels and Luxembourg for in-person meetings in the European Parliament, European Commission, EEAS, Court of Justice of the EU and other EU institutions.


•    12 weeks of training;
•    Programme divided in 3 sections: legal, economic and political;
•    4 courses in each section;
•    Study visit to Luxembourg and Brussels;
•  Certificate received upon completion, allowing for later possible conversion toward a full Master’s degree (at the personal expense of students).


The programme is designed for professionals from public administration, NGOs and academia with at least 2 years of professional experience.

Participating countries or specific regions are decided upon by the Programme donors.
The eligible countries for the autumn 2018 session are:

•    Armenia;
•    Azerbaijan;
•    Belarus;
•    Georgia;
•    Moldova;
•    Kazakhstan;
•    Kyrgystan;
•    Tajikistan;
•    Turkmenistan;
•    Ukraine;
•    Uzbekistan.


The programme is free of charge.

The covered costs include:

•    Study process and materials;
•    Travel to and from Riga, including insurance;
•    Accommodation in Riga;
•    Travel to and from Brussels and Luxembourg, including insurance;
•    Accommodation in Brussels and Luxembourg;
•    Daily subsistence for everyday needs.

How to apply?

The following documents have to be submitted in the online system to apply:

•    Curriculum Vitae
•    Description of present job function
•    Motivation letter
•    Copies of university diplomas
•    Recommendation letter from current employer
•    Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English

For more information, please visit the official web page.