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5th CLEER Summer School on the Law of EU External Relations

University of Maastricht Campus Brussels
24/06/2019 from 10:00until 28/06/2019 - 19:00
24 Jun
UM Campus Brussels
153 Avenue de Tervueren
1150  Woluwe-Saint-Pierre

CLEER and the T.M.C. Asser Instituut present their 5th intensive one-week summer school in EU External Relations Law, hosted by Maastricht University in the European capital of Brussels, from 24 to 28 June 2019.

The programme will comprise interactive lectures delivered by renowned academic experts, workshops led by experienced practitioners and excursions to the EU institutions, enabling participants to glean first-hand experience of how theory is transformed into practice.

  • Extensive knowledge of the core actors and instruments forming the foundations of the EU’s external action.
  • Deep understanding of legal and policy issues in key fields including the Trade, Development, Environment, CFSP/CSDP and AFSJ.
  • Stimulating debate on current EU external policy challenges such as Brexit and EU external relations, fundamental issues such as EU competences, mixed agreements and legal review.
  • First-hand experience of life at the heart of the EU, along with fantastic networking opportunities and visits to the EU institutions and Brussels law firm.
  • Language: all lectures will be held in English.

Admission requirements

  • Students, civil servants or practitioners with an academic background or practical experience in law, political science or international relations.
  • Applicants are encouraged to send their statement of interest and CV before June 3rd to:  (You will be informed on Monday, 10 June.)


Tuition fee

  • 210 EUR for Maastricht University Alumni and Maastricht University students (2 ECTS, including lunch, receptions, certificate of attendance)
  • 260 EUR for non Maastricht University students (2 ECTS, including lunch, receptions, certificate of attendance)
  • 600 EUR for practitioners (including lunch, receptions, certificate of attendance) or 100 EUR per day
  • 6 scholarships are available for students, waiving the tuition fee which will be awarded on the basis of merit and financial need