Publish Date: 18.05.2021

Category: Eutopia

Participate in a EUTOPIA virtual simulation, prepared by prof. dr. Mojmir Mrak, School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana. Assert your bargaining power and gain insight into negotiations and decision-making within the EU Council. Registration is free for University of Ljubljana students.

The simulation will take place during the UL EF Summer School. Participants will face the challenges of overcoming associated with overcoming fundamentally opposing positions of various stakeholders in multiannual EU budget negotiations. They will be familiarized with the institutional framework, the mechanisms and dynamics of inter-governmental decision making within the Council of the EU and the European Council.

When? 28 June – 9 July 2021 (formal meeting dates on 28 June, 5 July, 7 July, and 9 July 2021)

Where? The simulation will take place online with participants having access to the SEB Canvas platform dedicated specifically to the simulation

What? The simulation will focus on the substance and procedures of the Council (Council of the EU and the European Council) negotiations about the post-2020 medium term EU budget composed of two elements, the traditional multiannual financial framework 2021-2027 and a new recovery instrument, the Next Generation EU.

How? The simulation will be conducted in English, therefore a sufficient command of the language is required.

Who? Students from EUTOPIA partner universities and EUTOPIA global network. All participants will receive a certificate of participation and will be eligible for 4 ECTS credits.

Fee? The fee for simulation is waived.

Apply via POPR until 28 May. If you aren’t registered in POPR, you can do so here.

Find more information on the Ljubljana Summer school website.