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Grab the chance and spend 5 amazing days in Zagreb on MEUZ 2014!

The application process of Model European Union Zagreb 2014 lasts for just one more week, until the 1st of February, so don’t forget to send your application on time! Model European Union Zagreb (MEUZ) is a simulation of the decision-making process by the European Union institutions held yearly in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.

Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Greece holds the Presidency of the European Union in the first half of 2014, before handing over reins to Italy on 1 July 2014. It is the fifth time that Greece holds the EU Presidency since its accession to the European Communities in 1981. Current Greek Presidency’s message to Europe and to the world is : „Europe is our common quest and journey – united we sail further “.

Daniel CohnBendit Quo vadis Europa?

On monday, the 18th november the Council of Europe and l’Ena organised another of a cycle of conferences dealing with European identity. Host speaker was a member of the European Parliament, Mr. Daniel Cohn Bendit, also a co- president of the European Green Party.

The Trencin discussion about mobilities and internships

October 30, 2013. Vysoká škola manažmentu in Trenčín hosted a discussion on the topic of ‘Mobilities and internships’. Guest speakers Miroslav Hajnoš, founder of the online magazine European Dialogue of Perspective Attitude, and Gabika Urbanová, ambasador for EU Careers, provided students with a guide on why and how to attend mobilities and interships, which organizations offer grants and what are the latest news in Erasmus plus.

European Parliament election 2014

Conference about future elections to the European Parliament was organised in Strasbourg the 17. october by the House of the Europe, Strasbourg-Alsace (MESA) with a special guest , Luis MARTINEZ-GUILLEN, the director of the Office of the EP in Strasbourg. The theme of the conference was the future of the European Parliament in the light of future elections.

Current Issues of doctoral studies in Slovakia

“Current Issues of doctoral studies in Slovakia” is the theme of the first Slovak PhD Forum, which will take place from 24 to 25 October 2013 in Campus Bottova MTF STU in Trnava.

Commission launches ‘Opening up Education’ to boost innovation and digital skills in schools and universities

More than 60% of nine year olds in the EU are in schools which are still not digitally equipped. The European Commission today unveils ‘Opening up Education’, an action plan to tackle this and other digital problems which are hampering schools and universities from delivering high quality education and the digital skills which 90% of jobs will require by 2020. To help kick-off the initiative, the Commission today launches a new website, Open Education Europa, which will allow students, practitioners and educational institutions to share free-to-use open educational resources.

Single market month – your ideas can change europe

For over twenty years the Single Market has affected the daily lives of people across Europe. Since the creation of the Single Market in 1992, there has been a gradual elimination of barriers to the free movement of workers, goods, services and capital. However, obstacles remain, and the EU is working to remove them, as well as to strengthen the social market economy. What still needs to be done to improve the Single Market?

Team-building European Weekend of JEF Slovakia

Summer team-building event of JEF Slovakia called EUROPEAN WEEKEND took place in September, 16-18, 2013, in Pezinská Baba, near the capital, Bratislava. Not only JEF-ers but also new potential members participated, who have already become new members of our organization. During the weekend, workshops and debates were held, new activities discussed as well as plenty of tem-building activities done.

Campus Europae

The European University Foundation – Campus Europae has been founded in 2003 with the aim to strengthen and accelerate the development of the European Higher Education Area by establishing concrete ways of cooperation between Higher Education Institutions.