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Call for Applications to the TEPSA Academy on EU Enlargement Policy

The Trans European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA) is currently calling for the TEPSA Academy 2024 on EU Enlargement Policy, which will take place in person in Brussels from 24 to 28 June 2024. The aim of the Academy is to provide a unique opportunity to experience EU policymaking at the heart of Europe by specialising in current EU enlargement debates and how these are reflected in key cross-cutting policy areas.

This event is coordinated by international politics expert Prof. Dr. Frank Schimmelfennig (ETH Zürich, Switzerland). It will gather around 20 university students and recent graduates from different disciplinary backgrounds. The first four days will feature expert lectures, panel debates and meetings with practitioners from key EU institutions and think tanks. On the last day, students will participate in a hands-on training about public speaking led by an expert trainer.

To apply, students should send their CVs and a one-page cover letter by 30 April 2024 to TEPSA Project Officer Allegra Wirmer ( and Project Assistant Irene Rusconi (

The call for applications and a draft agenda can be found here: open the call (in English) / open the agenda (in English).