In 2006, the „TOGETHER FOR A YOUNG EUROPE” information programme for students continues with a summer school, with the purpose to inform, but also to stimulate the debate over European integration and to develop opinion leaders among the new generation.
“ROMANIA’S ROLE IN A CHANGING EUROPE” SUMMER SCHOOL
During the period 27 August – 2 September 2006, the Ministry of European Integration, in partnership with the ITHAKA Foundation, organises a summer school in the Danube Delta – “Romania’s role in a changing Europe”.
: 27 August - 2 September 2006.Location
: Danube DeltaAim
: thorough study of the information related to the European integration, European institutions and policies.Themes:
communication on European themes, Romania and the European Union, Romanian values – European values, European construction, international relations, European funds. The summer school will enjoy the participation of foreign lecturers from GPlus Europe and the European Foundation – Poland.
: 50 peopleAddressed to
: all interested students
Terms of participation: Young students or candidates for a master’s degree aged between 18 and – regardless of faculty profile.
Application submission: between 12 - 31 July.
Applicants will submit a resume, a letter of intent and an essay of maximum 2000 words: “Romania’s role in a Europe on the move”. All 3 documents are obligatory and will be sent to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selection of the participants: between 31 July – 09 August.
The following criteria for evaluation of the essays will be taken into consideration: originality, creativity, vision and accuracy of information.
Anouncement of the selection results: 10 august on the websites www.mie.ro si www.fundatiaithaka.org
Supplemental information: Ana-Maria Harda, integration counsellor, Direction of Mass-media and communication, phone: 021 301 15 20, e-mail: email@example.com
Selected persons will be informed by phone and e-mail by the organisers.
One of the results of the qualitative research carried out by the Ministry of European Integration at the end of 2004, with regard to some important categories of the population’s need to be informed, was the identification of the information considered as insufficient by students, such as the financing sources for business ideas, the legislative changes, the labour force mobility in the European Union and the European programmes in the field of education and professional formation.
In 2005, the “TOGETHER FOR A YOUNG EUROPE” programme aimed at offering this information, through a series of meetings with students from the main university centres in the country. With this purpose, brochures were issued: “Romanian Citizen, European Citizen”, “The European Student’s ABC”, “How We Will Study, Work and Travel in the EU after Accession” and 7 meetings with students from Cluj-Napoca, Bucharest, Timisoara, Brassov, Jassy, Galati and Targu-Mures were held between April and November 2005. The issues approached were related to the opportunities of education, access and mobility in the EU, as well as to the EU institutions and policies.